Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City, Philippines
The upcoming East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress celebrates 25 years of partnerships for healthy oceans, people and economies. Carrying the theme "25 Years of Partnerships for Healthy Oceans, People and Economies: Moving as One with the Global Ocean Agenda", the EAS Congress 2018 aims to usher in better, stronger, and smarter regional actions that are strategically aligned with the key principles and targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to the global ocean agenda.
The EAS Congress 2018 will feature an International Conference and Environmental Exhibition, composed of Ocean talks (plenary sessions) combined with SEA Exchanges (dialogues with partners) and Partnership Hubs (partner-led side events). The EAS Congress will also feature the Sixth Ministerial Forum, the PEMSEA Network of Local Governments (PNLG) Forum 2018, and the Fifth EAS Youth Forum (YF5).