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Press Release AIS Forum Summit 2023: 1st HLM of the AIS Forum Launches the AIS Blue Hub and RnD Programs

Press Release AIS Forum Summit 2023: 1st HLM of the AIS Forum Launches the AIS Blue Hub and RnD Programs

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PRESS RELEASE

COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA TEAM OF THE 2023 HLM OF THE AIS FORUM

No.41/SP/TKM-AISFORUM2023/10/2023

 

1st HLM of the AIS Forum Launches the AIS Blue Hub and RnD Programs

 

Badung, 9 October 2023The Archipelagic and Island States (AIS) Forum launched the AIS Blue Hub and the AIS Research and Development (RnD) Center programs as side events of the 1st High-Level Meeting (HLM) of the AIS Forum at Hotel Mulia, Nusa Dua, Badung Regency, Bali, Monday, 9 October 2023.

The Head of the AIS Forum Secretariat Riny Modaso stated that the two programs are derived from the AIS Forum's mission to provide innovative solutions in the blue economy and academic fields.

Archipelagic and Island States (AIS) Forum launches the AIS Blue Hub and the AIS RnD Center programs as side events of the 1st High-Level Meeting of the AIS Forum at Hotel Mulia, Nusa Dua, Badung Regency, Bali, Monday, 9 October 2023.

The Forum pioneers and accommodates innovative solutions implemented into various programs to achieve sustainable development goals for the future of the archipelagic and island countries.

The Blue Hub and the AIS RnD Center were launched by the Indonesian Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya Bakar and the Head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Indonesia Norimasa Shimomura. Representatives from various AIS countries, businesses, academics, and participants from diverse backgrounds also attended the launch ceremony.

"We hope that these programs can accommodate and facilitate blue innovators, academics, and entrepreneurs. Together, we will build and develop the blue sector," said Riny.

The AIS Blue Hub, previously known as the AIS Startup Blue Hub, was launched to facilitate bluepreneurs to develop their businesses. Meanwhile, the AIS RnD Center is a centralized implementation of research and development programs already conducted by the AIS Forum.

The launch of these two AIS Forum programs is the opening of a series of events at the 2023 HLM of the AIS Forum, which includes the Blue Economy High-Level Dialogue, the AIS Startup Blue Business Summit, and the AIS Research and Development Conference. (AIS Forum Secretariat/Budiana/Elvira Indah Sari)

 

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About AIS Forum:

The Archipelagic and Island States (AIS) Forum is a global platform for cooperation among island and archipelagic states that aims at strengthening collaboration to address global issues with four main areas of focus: climate change mitigation and adaptation, the blue economy, marine plastic waste management, and good maritime governance. The 2023 High-Level Meeting of the AIS Forum is organized to reinforce the role of the AIS Forum as a center for smart & innovative solutions and a platform for collaboration in promoting the future agenda of global maritime governance.

 

For more information please contact:

 

Thomas Benmetan, Head of Marketing & Communication, AIS Forum Secretariat (thomas.benmetan@undp.org).

 

Get more information on press releases, news, photos, and videos related to the 2023 HLM of the AIS Forum at https://s.id/aispedia.

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