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16-10-2020

Ocean Decade Newsletter #4 - October 2020

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

UN Agency

The purpose of this newsletter is to keep you informed on the progress of the Ocean Decades' preparatory phase. This month, we are excited to launch the first Call for Decade Actions!

In this October issue, we are pleased to announce the launch of the first ‘Call for Decade Actions’ that will be open from October 15th, 2020 to January 15th, 2021. This Call aims to identify transformative global and regional programs that focus on advancing science to support the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as major in-kind or financial contributions to Decade Actions or coordination functions.

OCEAN DECADE ACTIVITIES

  •  Launch of the first “Call for Decade Actions”
  • The Ocean Decade presented to the Italian public
  •  Involving Youth in the Ocean Decade : “We are Ocean” project in Canada
  • MSPGlobal Programme: 25 events to support the Ocean Decade
  •  Ocean Decade Virtual Series : Highlights

NEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Canada commits to support the Ocean Decade
  • Version 2.0 of the Ocean Decade Implementation Plan available in 6 all UN languages
  • UN Global Compact engaged to mobilize the private sector in the Ocean Decade
  • Regional Initiatives to support the Ocean Decade

PERSON OF THE MONTH

  • Meet Alfredo Giron, Early Career Ocean Professional


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