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News

News

14 Oct 2019 - For all the obvious benefits of plastic (and packaging more generally), the industry can no longer hide the fact that it’s polluting our planet.

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11 Oct 2019 - Africa’s vision for the “Blue Economy” got a boost from African Development Bank Group (AfDB) this week, with the announcement of US $13.2 million in financing for fisheries and aquaculture in Malawi.

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Events

Events

The sixth Our Ocean Conference will take place from 23 to 24 October 2019 in Oslo, Norway. 

Event Date:
23/10/2019 - 09:00 to 24/10/2019 - 18:00
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OCEANS 2019 Seattle conference is taking place from 27 to 31 October 2019.

Event Date:
27/10/2019 - 15:00 to 31/10/2019 - 16:30
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The World Ocean Summit will be held from 9 to 10 March 2020 in Tokyo, Japan.

Event Date:
09/03/2020 - 08:00 to 10/03/2020 - 21:30
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Country Actions

Country Action

Albania

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

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Our ocean is one of planet Earth’s greatest and most important resources. It provides food for four out of 10 people in the world.

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Videos

Videos

20 Jun 2019 - The University of Bergen (Norway) shares the first of three videos the University has produced to coincide with World Oceans Day, to show how it is working in engaging with S

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11 Jun 2019 - This World Oceans Day, UNESCO highlights the contribution of women scientists to a healthy ocean.

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6 June 2019 - Thailand explains efforts being taken at ports to ensure vessels are fully inspected to ensure no IUU products are reaching the country.
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Documents

21 Jun 2019 - This booklet shines a light on FAO’s work with countries and...
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11 Jun 2019 - This publication captures the GEF Small Grant Programme's (SGP)...
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Timeline

Timeline

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