The Crown Princess takes part in a digital high-level meeting on Sustainable Ocean Business and the 2030 Agenda

The Crown Princess took part in a digital high-level meeting from Haga Palace.

The Crown Princess took part in a digital high-level meeting from Haga Palace. Photo: The Royal Court of Sweden

On Tuesday 2 June, The Crown Princess took part in the UN's digital high-level meeting on Sustainable Ocean Business and the 2030 Agenda.

The high-level meeting followed on from the World Ocean Conferenceopens in new window, which was arranged by Sweden and Fiji in 2017 at the UN in New York.

The UN's Global Compact report Ocean Stewardship 2030external link, opens in new window was discussed at the high-level meeting. The report describes a new action plan and criteria for how fishing and shellfish companies should work to achieve the UN's global sustainable development goals and ensure that the seas are sustainable.

The UN's global sustainable development goals

In January, the then UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed the Crown Princess as one of 17 advocates for the work involved with the UN's sustainable development goals. The advocates' task is to promote the UN's sustainable development goals – Agenda 2030 – in various ways. Since 2019, The Crown Princess has been part of the alumni groupexternal link, opens in new window.

As an alumnus, The Crown Princess will continue to focus in particular on work relating to the sea and fishing.

Find out more about the global goals and Agenda 2030 at the UN's websiteexternal link, opens in new window.