Ocean Action Hub

24 April 2018 - 541 individual commitments include the provision of financial resources, with total financing amounting to approximately US$25.5 billion.

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19 Dec 2017 - Nine thematic multi-stakeholder Communities of Ocean Action to spur further Ocean Action and maintain momentum until the next Ocean Conference.
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Half-day symposium for the Pacific was held in Suva, Fiji, under the patronage of Ambassador Peter Thomson, to review the Call for Action voluntary commitments globally and for the Pacific.
Event Date:
19/12/2017 -
09:00 to 13:00
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18 Oct 2017 - Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors and staff from the Peace Boat visited UNDP headquarters to learn about UNDP’s work on ocean conservation and sustainable development.

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6 Oct 2017 - A global conference, Our Ocean, to better protect marine life has raised more than $7 billion and won commitments to protect huge swathes of the Earth's oceans.

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3 Oct 2017 - Peter Thompson, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General's first ever Special Envoy for the Ocean has announced practical follow-up actions to be taken in the wake of th

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7 Sept 2017 - In June 2017, at The Ocean Conference, 193 Member States of the United Nations committed to a set of ambitious measures that will begin the reversal of the decline o

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28 Jul 2017 - ¿Cómo se diseña una Política Oceánica que respalde la conservación de los mares y el uso sostenible de los recursos que provee? Esa fue la pregunta que articuló el taller internacional organizado por el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (MINREL) con apoyo del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) en Chile, que contó con la asistencia de expertos y representantes diplomáticos procedentes de Argentina, Australia, Colombia, Nueva Zelandia y Perú el pasado 27 de julio en Santiago.

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Cape Verde

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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Peru

El Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), en coordinación con el Ministerio de la Producción (PRODUCE) y el Ministerio del Ambiente (MINAM), realizó una consulta nacional a fin

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Document that describes the process to gather the voluntary commitments from...
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Seychelles

31 May 2017 - The Government of the Seychelles has considered and approved the presentation of four voluntary commitments from the Seychelles to the Ocean Conference to be held in New York

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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.

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PEMSEA partners are targeting to cover 25 percent of the region’s coastline under ICM by 2021, including Indonesia, the Philippines and Timor-Leste.
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Conference aims to develop voluntary commitments from relevant actors for The Ocean Conference.

Event Date:
16/05/2017 - 04:00 to 17/05/2017 - 12:30
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11 May 2017 - The South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme is supporting countries to protect coastal and marine ecosystems and build regional resilience.

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“We have seen a surge in new commitments to address the very real concerns that our oceans are facing,” said Wu Hongbo, Secretary-General of the Conference.

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Indonesia

A social initiative driven by youth in Bali, Indonesia to say NO to plastic bags!

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Cape Verde

Monthly beach clean-ups in Sal island led to plans to establish a recycling facility. 

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Netherlands

A not-for-profit foundation based in the Netherlands, The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technologies to rid the world’s ocean of plastic.

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Workshop to raise awareness about SDG14; provide an update on the Ocean Conference and Fiji’s preparations and agree on the process for the creation of Fiji’s Voluntary Commitments.

Event Date:
02/05/2017 -
08:30 to 17:00
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