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News

On the sidelines of the UN Ocean Conference from 27 June through 1 July in Lisbon, the Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR), the Mirpuri Foundation, and the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI)

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As SIDS work to sustainably rebuild their economies following the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to highlight the opportunities of the ocean for resilient low-carbon gr

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Oceans have always inspired and nurtured us. Their vastness has challenged our thinking and our ingenuity. They have made us sailors, navigators, explorers and scientists.

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Events

Events

A shift to a sustainable ocean economy: Facilitating post-COVID-19 recovery and resilience

Event Date:
06/04/2022 - 10:00 to 08/04/2022 - 17:00
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The Republic of Palau will host the 7th Our Ocean Conference on April 13 and 14 of 2022

Event Date:
13/04/2022 - 08:00 to 14/04/2022 - 08:00
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The ocean covers 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, is the planet's largest biosphere, and home to up to 80 percent of all life in the world.

Event Date:
27/06/2022 - 09:00 to 01/07/2022 - 18:00
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Country Actions

Country Action

Australia

Today, 20 March 2022, the Minister for the Environment, Sussan Ley announced that the declaration of marine parks in Australia’s Indian Ocean Territories by the Governor-General.

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Ecuador

Marine conservation endowment matching gift challenge launched

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France

A law banning plastic packaging for large numbers of fruits and vegetables comes into force in France on New Year’s Day, to end what the government has called the “aberration” of overwrapped carrots, apples and bananas, as environmental campaigners and exasperated shoppers urge other countries to do the same.

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Videos

Videos

As part of the run-up to the Stockholm+50 conference 2-3 June 2022, on 19 April UNDP supported the governments of Sweden and Portugal in organizing a high level event in Stockholm: “Blue Talks – The 2022 United Nations Ocean Conference and Stockholm+50 Conference: Building Bridges”.

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World Bank together with Pacific governments, regional organizations and communities are working together to improve ocean management across the Pacific. Through the Pacific Islands Regiona

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When we protect the ocean, the ocean protects us back. In the lead-up to the UN Ocean Conference, UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy Peter Thompson urge governments, industries and civil society

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Documents

The second World Ocean Assessment provides an update to the first Assessment,...
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The Global Plastics Outlook is the first report to comprehensively take stock...
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The Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly was an opportunity...
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Timeline

Timeline

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