KEMENTERIAN LINGKUNGAN HIDUP

REPUBLIK INDONESIA

The WOC2009 Ministerial/High Level Meeting was held on Thursday, May 14, and included an opening plenary, thematic panels on issues surrounding oceans and climate change, and a closed session to adopt the Manado Ocean Declaration.

OPENING PLENARY: A musical jamboree opened the day’s ceremonies, anticipating the arrival of the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The Manado State University Choir sang, “Save Our Planet,