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18 Aug 2017 - The President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Peter Thomson, will ring the Opening Bell of the Nasdaq Stock Market at its MarketSite Headquarters in Times Square, New York, on Monday, 21 August 2017 at 9:30 am EDT, to raise awareness on the urgency of measures required to improve the health of the Ocean.

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17 Aug 2017 - Elimination of government subsidies deemed harmful by the World Trade Organization will be high on the agenda at an upcoming meeting of WTO member states in Argentina.

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16 Aug 2017 - Behavioural evidence suggests marine organisms are not just ingesting microplastics by accident but actively seeking them out as food.

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Events

The meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council, will be held from Monday, 10 July, to Wedn

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10/07/2017 - 09:00 to 19/07/2017 - 18:00
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4th Session of the Preparatory Committee on Development of an International Legally Binding Instrument under UNCLOS on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Ar

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10/07/2017 - 09:00 to 21/07/2017 - 18:00
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The Government of Chile, with support from UNDP, will hold a regional workshop to exchange experiences and knowledge on developing ocean policies at regional and national levels on 27 July 2017.

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27/07/2017 -
08:45 to 13:00
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From the Ocean Conference Floor

In June 2017, the United Nations hosted the first Ocean Conference to solidify a global approach for the management and conservation of the oceans.

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Photo Galleries

Day 4 & 5, 8 - 9 June 2017

Ocean Lab Photo Booth - Day 5

Ocean Lab Photo Booth - Day 5

Polycentric Ocean and Coastal Governance to Accelerate the Implementation of SDGs

Polycentric Ocean and Coastal Governance to Accelerate the Implementation of SDGs

Ocean Lab Photo Booth - Day 4

Ocean Lab Photo Booth - Day 4

Local Action, Global Impact

Local Action, Global Impact

Accelerating SDG Implementation through Impact Investments on SDG14

Accelerating SDG Implementation through Impact Investments on SDG14

Plenary meeting World Ocean Day

Plenary meeting World Ocean Day

Country Action

During the UN Ocean Conference on 5-9 June 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York, the national government and other organizations in Cape

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Indonesia

Asosiasi Usaha Homestay Lokal Kabupaten Raja Ampat (AUHLKRA) is one of the Equator Prize Winners 2017. Here's why.

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Kenya

Mikoko Pamoja is one of the Equator Prize Winners 2017. Here's why.

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Videos

In June 2017, the United Nations hosted the first Ocean Conference to solidify a global approach for the management and conservation of the oceans.

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The Underwater Forest, a new documentary by Ben Raines produced by This is Alabama, details the discovery and exploration of an ancient cypress forest found sixty feet underwater in the Gulf of Mex

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On 5-6 October 2017, global leaders are invited in Malta for the 4th "Our Ocean" conference. Now more than ever there is an urgent need to come together.

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Documents

Partnerships to catalyze transformational innovations in marine biosafety...
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“The struggle of poor and vulnerable communities against poverty, biodiversity...
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The Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) and Strategic Action Programme (SAP...
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