OBIS 2030 – The biodiversity data hub for the Ocean Decade Actions

OBIS 2030 – The biodiversity data hub for the Ocean Decade Actions

OBIS 2030 – The biodiversity data hub for the Ocean Decade Actions 2560 1256 Ocean Decade

Lead institution:

Ocean Biodiversity Information System under IODE of IOC/UNESCO – Belgium

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 Projects:

Empowering Women in Hydrography

Women in blue: gender equity for ocean

Start Date: 01/10/2019
End Date: 31/03/2024

Lead Contact: Zhen Sun (

challenge: Create a digital representation of the Ocean, Expand the Global Ocean Observing System, Skills, knowledge and technology for all
ocean_basins: All Ocean Basins
type_of_action: Project


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