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The Yeosu Declaration

Here we introduce the Yeosu Declaration which represents the legacy of Yeosu Expo. The Yeosu Declaration calls for cooperation among the international community in marine environment conservation efforts worldwide.
  • Overview
  • Yeosu Declaration
  • Major Contents and Keywords
  • Progress to date
  • Progress to date
  • THE YEOSU DECLARATION

preface

1. Who declares? — The Expo organizers, participating countries, international organizations, relevant specialized agencies and experts

 

2. Respecting the objectives of Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea’s sub-themes

 

3. Recalling the UN declarations on environment and sustainable development declared every 10 years

 

4. Recognizing conventions about the ocean led by the United Nations

 

5. Emphasizing the importance of the ocean for humankind’s livelihoods

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  1. Section 1 The importance of the ocean, coasts, and islands : Essential for the survival of human civilization
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  3. Section 2 Maritime culture : Marine stewardship and sustainable use for both present and future generations
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  5. Section 3 Interconnectedness : The ocean as a conduit for trade and exchange
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  7. Section 4 Green economy : Foster innovative industries and environment-friendly technologies
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  9. Section 5 Marine ecosystem : The health of the ocean threatened by human induced influences
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  11. Section 6 Mitigation and adaptation to climate change : Needs for improving and expanding scientific research
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  13. Section 7 Efforts of governments and civil society : Enlighten people to use marine resources sustainably
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  15. Section 8 Actions : Promote international development programs for developing nations (e.g. Yeosu Project)
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  17. Section 9 As a legacy of EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea : The declaration calls for societal and governmental support for the Expo’s vision for the “green growth from the sea”
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