The Secretary-General's remarks at Joint Press Conference with President Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa of Portugal and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at United Nations Ocean Conference

Dear representatives of the media, welcome.
I am pleased to be in Lisbon to help launch the United Nations Ocean Conference, generously hosted by Kenya and Portugal.
And I feel that very personally today. 
Standing here, my mind goes back to the 1998 World Expo with a focus on the ocean that Portugal hosted while I was Prime Minister.  And the present Prime Minister was the Minister in charge of organizing the Expo.
Almost a quarter century later, this conference comes at a critical moment.

Source: UN News

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