Nov. 29, 2018

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Shipping and Water Resources addressed the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference in Nairobi.


  • The Sustainable Blue Economy Conference is the first global conference on the sustainable blue economy.

  • Objective: To identify how to harness the potential of the blue economy to create jobs and combat poverty and hunger.

  • Main Theme: The blue economy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  • Hosts: Kenya hosted the conference with Canada and Japan as co-hosts.

  • Duration: The three-day conference was held from November 26 to 28, 2018.

  • Participants: The conference was attended by over 4,000 participants from around the world.

Source : PIB