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The International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas, which is held every two years, was hosted for the first time in the Mediterranean, and specifically in Greece (Messinia, April 8 -12, 2019).

In the following videos, you can watch the opening speeches and some keynote speeches.


Opening speeches:

  • HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
  • Giorgos Dimaras, Deputy Minister, Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy
  • Maria Lentoudi, Cabinet member of Minister, Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Fani Tseliou, Secretary General's, Dionysis Temponeras, Cabinet, Greek Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy
  • Karmenu Vella (video message), Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission
  • Marco Lambertini (live-streaming), Director-General, WWF International


Keynote speeches: Amalia Alberini & Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara

"A dialogue across generations": Amalia Alberini and Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara talk about striving to conserve the seas and their life in a changing world.


Keynote speech: Demetres Karavellas

“Valuing marine mammals through the centuries”: Is it a feasible goal or a Herculean feat? WWF Greece's Director, Demetres Karavellas, at #ICMMPA5.