This is wonderful - and historical news. Congratulations @RGrynspan for being appointed @UNCTAD Secretary-General. I look forward to working under your guidance to help advance a sustainable #BlueEconomy. #SDG14 #Ocean
Tomorrow, #Spindrift will take on the 82nd edition of the @BoldOrMirabaud on our #TF35 catamaran. After 2 victories in the last 4 editions, we are competing to keep the Bol d’Or Challenge this year. I look forward to supporting the team and wish fair winds to the 452 competitors.
My latest article, “Protecting the #Ocean as a Nature-Based Solution to Climate Change”, outlines how #MarineProtectedAreas can address both #climatechange and #biodiversity loss in an integrated way. Thank you, @WorldWarZeroOrg for this opportunity!
Great news from Panama, as President @NitoCortizo signed the Executive Decree that expands the limits of the Coiba #MPA. Congratulations to President Cortizo, the government & people of Panama, and everyone involved! We are another step closer to #30x30
To all of us who care about our #ocean, a very happy #WorldOceanDay! This is a moment to celebrate the beauty and bounty of our ocean, and the deep connection that has always existed between humankind & the sea. Watch my @WorldOceansDay #IGTV video ➡️➡️ https://www.instagram.com/p/CP3xTxehowq/
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.