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Let the world know what you're doing to #SAVEOUROCEAN! Register your commitment before 31 May

Key deadlines for the Ocean Conference (5-9 June)

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MAKE YOUR COMMITMENT TO OUR OCEAN!

WHAT IS A COMMITMENT? Any initiative to support SDG 14: Life below
WHO CAN MAKE A COMMITMENT? Any group of individuals! Governments, local communities,
NGOs, companies and others.
WHERE DO I REGISTER? Register your project here before 31 May 2017
to be included in the Conference report.
NEED HELP?Read our FAQs or Contact us.

Featured Commitments

News

19 May 2017 - Putting local people and communities at the centre: UNDP Ocean Blog Series
Approved

16 May 2017 - On 5 May the Belize Fisheries Department, with the support of UNDP, held its Inaugural Meeting of the National Consultation Process with a Focus Group meeting to discuss and develop a set of draft Voluntary Commitments geared towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 Targets.

Approved

18 May 2017 - Week-long meeting continues in New York, with daily reports provided by IISD.

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Events

Consultations are being held from 22-26 May 2017 in: Tegucigalpa, Roatan, La Ceiba and San Lorenzo.

Event Date:
22/05/2017 - 04:00 to 26/05/2017 - 13:00
Approved

24 May 2017 - The Government of Senegal, with the support of UNDP, is holding the Ocean National Consultation on the implementation of SDG 14 today in Dakar.

Event Date:
24/05/2017 - 06:15
Approved

L’Atelier national de consultation des acteurs intervenant dans le milieu marin et côtier aura lieu le vendredi 26 mai 2017 à Lomé.

Event Date:
26/05/2017 - 04:00
Approved

Country Action

Belize

16 May 2017 - Belize’s commercial and subsistence fisheries are important to the livelihoods of approximately 2,800 fishermen, their families and coastal fishing communities.

Approved
Australia
The social enterprise gives 50% of its profits to the Australian Marine Conservation Society to raise awareness about the dangers facing the Great Barrier Reef.
Approved
Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras

CoopeSoliDar registers its commitment to help protect the ocean and livelihoods in Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Honduras.

Approved

Videos

It’s not a fiction, it’s a fact: Tuvalu is sinking. The impacts of climate change (extreme weather, sea level rise) are challenging Tuvaluan security and survival.

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This is Amadeo who works as an artisan fisherman in the Karastaca Lake in the region of La Moskitia in Honduras. His food security and income depend greatly on the natural resources from the Lake.

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On 11 May, Ocean Cleanup, a foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, announced a design breakthrough to clean up half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in just 5 years.

Approved

Documents

Learn how to register a voluntary commitment for the Conference.
Official
Get inspired to act! This report is created to inspire you to act – act to...
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May 2017 edition | #SaveOurOcean - Voluntary Commitments: Member States, non-...
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