Meet all the endorsed Ocean Decade Actions

Ocean Literacy With All (OLWA)

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO - Italy

All Ocean Basins, Change humanity’s relationship with the ocean, Programme, Skills, knowledge and technology for all

OLWA advances Ocean Literacy (OL) through international partnerships and networks by designing and implementing transformative locally and globally relevant research-based activities and projects by and for diverse stakeholders

This programme builds capacity and behaviour change to achieve an ocean literate society to help ensure sustainable development of the global ocean.

Start Date: 01/07/2021
End Date: 31/12/2030

This Programme hosts the following Ocean Decade Projects:

Ocean Literacy Educational Program (Ocean health and protection)

OCEAN&Me: school under sail

Surfstainable Community – Slide Water Sports for Science in Action Programme

Scientists for Ocean Literacy (Oceanographers and Meteorologists for Ocean Literacy)

Ocean Literacy Programme for coastal communities in Ecuador

African Youths Sustainable Ocean Campaign


Maré de Ciência (Tide of Science)


Lead Contact: Francesca Santoro (

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