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07 Dec 2017 - Aims to mobilize the scientific community, policy-makers, business and civil society around a programme of joint research and technological innovation.
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6 Dec 2017 - Studying and understanding ocean science is key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out by the United Nations (UN) and to sustain the health of the world’s oceans.

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5 Dec 2017 - Nations have agreed that the world needs to completely stop plastic waste from entering the oceans.

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MAKE YOUR COMMITMENT TO OUR OCEAN!

WHAT IS A COMMITMENT? Any action to support SDG 14: Life below water
WHO CAN MAKE A COMMITMENT? Anyone! Individuals, groups, schools, governments,
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Events

Conference in Venice to discuss UNESCO's voluntary commitment to the Ocean Conference

Event Date:
04/12/2017 - 09:00 to 05/12/2017 - 18:00
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Conf. Rm 14, UN Environment Assembly, Nairobi, Kenya. Event will hear from various stakeholders on their innovative solutions for tackling marine pollution through their voluntary commitments, and build up the Communities of Ocean Action practitioners on marine pollution.
 
Event Date:
06/12/2017 - 10:30
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Buenos Aires, Argentina - Including a key side event on "Fish Trade, Fisheries Subsidies and SDG14"

Event Date:
10/12/2017 - 09:00 to 13/12/2017 - 17:30
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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

Albania

Visitors of the Sazan Karaburun Marine Park to benefit from a new information center.

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Panama

They are natural acrobats, more than ten metres long and weighing about 40 tonnes.

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Aruba

This case study describes how Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, an award-winning resort in Aruba, is leading the way by adopting a sustainable approach to tourism.

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Videos

Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline -- as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting

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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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#SaveOurOcean In 1950, the seas were abundant with fish, with 22 percent of the available stock being fished at a sustainable level ...
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Documents

The 2017 edition of the Our Ocean Conference – An Ocean for Life - builds on...
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The September 2017 edition is dedicated exclusively to Ocean related matters...
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In 2015, world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development...
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