Documentary Screening Event Urban Bay by Ricardo Gomes

In coordination with the United Nations Ocean Conference June 5-9 in New York City, the Columbia Global Centers I Rio de Janeiro, Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, and UNDP World Centre for Sustainable Development will host the world premiere of URBAN BAY, a documentary by Ricardo Gomes. The film highlights the marine life that live closest to urban coastal areas. By demonstrating that life still exists in the waters closest to cities, this documentary brings a renewed motivation and inspiration to the proper management and conservation of oceans – which is also the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 14: “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development.” 1:30 PM Registration 2:00 PM Opening Remarks - Daniella Diniz, Program Manager at Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro 2:10 PM Screening of Urban Bay 3:20 PM Facilitated Conversation + Q&A, featuring: OCEANS' RECUPERATION Kartik Chandran, Professor of Environmental Engineering at Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT AGENDA Nik Sekhran, Director for Sustainable Development, UNDP Bureau for Policy and Programme Support CALL TO ACTION Ricardo Gomes, Documentarist and Marine Biologist MODERATION BY: Layla Saad, Deputy Director, UNDP RIO+ Centre 4:00 PM Networking and Refreshments