A large Palauan Delegation is in Bali, Indonesia to participate in the Our Ocean Conference, an event that focuses on generating commitments in the protection and preservation of the oceans that is participated by various stakeholders from across the globe.

The conference is slated on October 29 and 30 and hosted by the government of Indonesia, the first time that the event is held in Asia.

Among the areas of actions of the conference are the marine protected areas, climate change, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, sustainable blue economy, and maritime security.

Meanwhile, Palau is also set to host the Our Ocean Conference in 2020. (By Rhealyn C. Pojas)