Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs)

Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs)

Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPs) 1920 1272 Ocean Decade

Lead institution:

Ocean Decade Informal Working Group for Early Career Ocean Professionals – Russian Federation

The ECOP programme will achieve this by empowering ECOPs with meaningful networking and professional development opportunities to engage with each other and with local to global institutions through the framework of the UN Ocean Decade.

The vision of the ECOP Programme is to elevate and strengthen the diverse perspectives of new generations of ocean professionals in a collective voice, ensuring that knowledge is transferred between experienced and early-career ocean professionals, to promote ocean sustainability for “The Ocean We Want”.

Start Date: 01/01/2021
End Date: 31/12/2030

This Programme hosts the following Ocean Decade Projects:

Training-through-Research (Floating University)

West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use: Cabo Verde Graduate School on Climate Change and Marine Sciences

Southeast Asian Ocean Professionals Program

PlaSTic On beaches: 3D-distRibution and weathering

Seaworthy Collective

Citizens of Surf (CoS)

Devising Early-Career Capacity Development-IndOcn (DECCaD-IO)

Blue Futures Pathways

Lead Contact: Evgeniia Kostianaia (e.kostianaia@unesco.org)

Visit the ECOP Programme website

Download the newly released ECOP brochure

The ECOP Programme has launched two incredible new campaigns. Dive into the playlists below to find out more:

challenges: Develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy, Expand the Global Ocean Observing System, Increase community resilience to ocean hazards, Protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity, Sustainably feed the global population, Unlock ocean-based solutions to climate change
ocean_basins: All Ocean Basins
type_of_action: Programme


The Science We Need for the Ocean We Want





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