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The West Asia Blue Waters

UNESCO Category II Regional Education and Research Centre on Oceanography for West Asia (RCOWA)

Change humanity’s relationship with the ocean, Develop a sustainable and equitable ocean economy, Expand the Global Ocean Observing System, Indian Ocean, Project, Skills, knowledge and technology for all, Sustainably feed the global population, Understand and beat marine pollution, Unlock ocean-based solutions to climate change

"The West Asia Blue Waters" is a ten-year initiative which proposes to link science and life to elevate ocean literacy amongst people in West Asia.

It was approved by the 4th Governing Board meeting of UNESCO Category 2 Regional Education and Research Centre on Oceanography for West Asia (RCOWA). This effort covers a wide range of different oceanographic disciplines organized around 5 projects with the aim of environmental preservation, education, data and information sharing and associating coastal dwellers in ocean and coastal observations.

Start Date: 31/01/2021

End Date: 30/12/2030

Contact

Prof Behrooz Abtahi: inioas@inio.ac.ir