#Tourism supports over 60% of some countries' economy. When it's disrupted, consequences are catastrophic. There're many promising sectors #SIDS could explore to diversify, including coastal and marine conservation or sustainable aquaculture. #WTD2020
Tompkins Conservation has extensive experience creating protected areas on land, and I'm very pleased to support @KrisTompkins_ and the team at @RewildingArg for their new #coastal conservation project, #PatagoniaAzul (Blue Patagonia). Find out more
In case you’ve missed yesterday’s #SDG Business Forum session « The Ocean and the 2030 Agenda: the @UN Ocean Conference as a key milestone », where I talked about the potential of the #BlueEconomy, here is the full video: @globalcompact @UNCTAD
It was an honour to speak at the @UN #GeneralAssembly #SDGActionZone earlier today. You can view my full speech on my #IGTV https://www.instagram.com/p/CFfH9ePHMYO/ #Stage1 @UNCTAD
Committed to sustainable development, environment and nature conservation, the different facets of her philanthropic work and projects allow Dona Bertarelli to play her part in addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
As a strong advocate for increased ocean protection and environmental conservation, Dona Bertarelli is the UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy. She promotes the development of a sustainable and regenerative Blue Economy.
Driven by her love of the ocean, focus on performance and adventurous spirit, Dona Bertarelli is a keen sportswoman and accomplished sailor. In 2016, Dona Bertarelli became the fastest woman to sail around the world, after completing the Jules Verne Trophy record attempt.
A Swiss philanthropist, investor, sportswoman, and strong advocate for ocean protection, environmental conservation, animal welfare, education and social causes for more than thirty years, Dona Bertarelli is committed to a life more thoughtful.