Meet all the endorsed Ocean Decade Actions

Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University - Sweden

Arctic Ocean, Change humanity’s relationship with the ocean, Develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy, Indian Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific Ocean, Programme, Protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity, Skills, knowledge and technology for all, South Atlantic Ocean, South Pacific Ocean, Southern Ocean

The Empowering Women for the Ocean Decade Programme will enhance capacity to explore and promote women's empowerment and gender equality in the conduct of ocean science and in science-dependent governance systems.

Research findings will identify key barriers and good practice contributing to a proposed Strategy and Action Plan to help deliver equal opportunities for full participation and leadership by women at all levels of ocean science under the Ocean Decade. The Programme will enhance ongoing collaborations with partners including government agencies, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, research institutes, universities, and individuals to deliver substantive research outputs contributing to transformative actions

This Programme hosts the following Ocean Decade Project:

Empowering Women in Hydrography

Start Date: 01/10/2019
End Date: 30/09/2022

Lead Contact: Zhen Sun (