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2019 PESF PRESENTATIONS

2019 PESF PRESENTATIONS

Day 1 – Climate Security Challenges in the Pacific

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

0800 - 0845
REGISTRATION
0910 - 0920
GROUP PHOTO

0920 - 0950
BREAK 1

0950 - 1000
Administrative Reminders

Mr. John Anakotta, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

1010 - 1030
New Zealand Defence Assessment on Climate Change
1030 - 1050
Tropical Cyclone Gita: A HMAF Experience
1050 - 1100
BREAK 2

1100 - 1120
Climate Change-Related Human Mobility in the Pacific
1140 - 1200
Climate Security Panel Session

Moderated by Ms. Alexandra Pierard, Director, Global and Oceania International Branch, New Zealand Ministry of Defence, New Zealand

1200 - 1315
WORKING LUNCH

1315 - 1335
Pacific Environmental Security Partnership (PESP) Introduction
1335 - 1345
PESP Work Group Overview
1345 - 1405
(Mitigation) Grounding of MV Solomon Trader: Its Intricacies and Related Experiences
1345 - 1405
(Networking) Information Sharing
1345 - 1405
(Policy) Climate Resilience Practices in the U.S. Department of Defense
1405 - 1410
MOVE TO NEXT SESSION

1410 - 1430
(Education) Role of Maritime Domain Awareness in Governance
1410 - 1430
(Mitigation) Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation through Sustainable Management of Wetlands in the Southern Most Two Atolls of the Maldives
1410 - 1430
(Networking) Using Diverse Networks to Find New Opportunities and Avoid Entrenchment
1410 - 1430
(Policy) Climate Change and Defense: A National and International Roadmap
1430 - 1500
BREAK 3

1500 - 1520
(Education) Environmental Intelligence: Products and Decision Support Services from NOAA
1500 - 1520
(Mitigation) Humanitarian Mine Action Program
1500 - 1520
(Networking) Security Cooperation- A Case Study of Successful Tiger Conservation
1500 - 1520
(Policy) Compliance Monitoring of Sustainable Coastal Management of Offshore Islands with Support from NZDF and Other Maritime Agencies
1520 - 1525
MOVE TO NEXT SESSION

1525 - 1545
(Mitigation) Conserving Natural Resources through Sustainable Design
1525 - 1545
(Networking) Combatting Environment and Forestry Crime through Multiple Instruments of Law Enforcement: Case of Forest Fire in Indonesia
1545 - 1550
MOVE TO PLENARY

1550 - 1600
Administrative Summary and Waiata (Traditional Māori Song Practice for Evening Reception)

Mr. John Anakotta, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

1730 - 1900
EVENING RECEPTION

The Grand Hall at Parliament, Whakatau
Comments by the Honourable Winston Peters, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand

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Day 2 – Environmental Security and Resource Sustainability

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

0900 - 0905
Administrative Remarks

Mr. John Anakotta, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

0905 - 0915
Introduction to Environmental Security and Resource Sustainability Theme
0915 - 0935
Climate Change, Maritime Security and Resource Protection
0935 - 1000
Maritime Domain Awareness and Resource Protection
1000 - 1030
BREAK 1
1030 - 1055
Biosecurity Intelligence – Assessing Future Biosecurity Threats
1055 - 1120
Eradication of Island Invasives in the New Zealand Subantarctic
1120 - 1200
Environmental Security and Resource Sustainability Panel Session

Moderated by Mr. Justin Allan, Principal Maritime Policy Advisor, National Maritime Coordination Centre, New Zealand

1200 - 1300
WORKING LUNCH
1300 - 1345
Lessons from the Past: What Can Traditional Environmental Knowledge Teach Us?
1345 - 1415
BREAK 2
1415 - 1420
Administrative Summary

Mr. John Anakotta, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

1420 - 1430
WALK to TE PAPA MUSEUM
1430 - 1600
Traditional Māori and Environmental Exhibits Tour

Te Papa Museum

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Day 3 – Multilateral Approaches to Environmental Security

Thursday, 23 May 2019

0900 - 0905
Administrative Remarks

Mr. John Anakotta, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

0905 - 0915
Introduction to Multilateral Approaches to Environmental Security Theme
0915 - 0935
Multilateral Approach to Environment Security – A PIFS Perspective
0935 - 1000
Bangladesh-India Sundarban Region Cooperation Initiative: A Vision for Joint Platform
1000 - 1030
BREAK 1
1030 - 1050
Importance of Multilateral Cooperation for Mitigating Potential Environmental Security Threats in the SPREP Region
1050 - 1120
What, Who and How: Synergies for Environmental Security from a United Nations Perspective
1120 - 1200
Multilateral Approaches to Environmental Security Panel Session

Moderated by Air Commodore Kirrily Dearing, Director General Support J1/4, Headquarters Joint Operations Command (HQJOC), Australia

1200 - 1300
WORKING LUNCH
1300 - 1315
Environmental Security Exercise Introduction
1315 - 1320
Environmental Security Threat Identification
1320 - 1350
Regional Threat Prioritization Exercise
1350 - 1415
Regional Threat Prioritization Presentations
1415 - 1445
BREAK 2
1445 - 1545
Environmental Sensitivity Index Exercise
1545 - 1600
Environmental Security Exercise Summary
1600 - 1610
Administrative Summary

Mr. John Anakotta, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

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Day 4 – Environmental Security Transformation

Friday, 24 May 2019

0900 - 0905
Administrative Remarks

Mr. John Anakotta, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

0905 - 0915
Introduction to Environmental Security Transformation Theme

Dr. John Wood, Director, Pacific Outreach (J9), U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

1000 - 1030
BREAK 1
1030 - 1115
PESP Terms of Reference Group Review
1115 - 1215
Project Collaboration Development Session
1215 - 1315
WORKING LUNCH
1315 - 1400
Project Collaboration Outbriefs by Countries
1400 - 1430
Environmental Security Forum After-Action Review Elaboration Session

Moderated by Col Mike Matheis, Civil Engineer, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, USA

1430 - 1445
2020 Pacific Environmental Security Forum Proposal
1445 - 1515
BREAK 2
1515 - 1530
Closing Ceremony

Comments by:

Rear Admiral John J. Adametz, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific, USA

and

Her Excellency Kay Harrison, Climate Change Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand

1530 - 1600
Certificate and Photo Distribution

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