15+15 webinar: BBNJ – the new ocean treaty: what does it mean for IMO and shipping?

  • 10 May 2023
  • 10 May 2023
  • Online
  • Lola d'Auribeau
  • lda@bimco.org

On 4 March, the text of a new international legally binding instrument on marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) was agreed at the UN, following nearly two decades of discussions and negotiations. Fredrik Haag, Head of the Office for the London Convention/Protocol and Ocean Affairs at the IMO will touch upon the new ocean treaty and explain the impact on both the IMO and the entire shipping industry.


  • What is this new treaty and how did it come about?

  • What does it aim to achieve?

  • For IMO - and shipping in particular - what will the implications be of this new agreement?


This 30-minute webinar begins at 12:00 UTC (See your time zone here)


15+15 weekly webinars are a 30-minute webinar which includes a 15-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A