Working Group to implement Ocean Literacy in Chile (GT COCEAN)


Working Group to implement Ocean Literacy in Chile (GT COCEAN)

Working Group to implement Ocean Literacy in Chile (GT COCEAN) 2560 1707 Ocean Decade

Lead institution:

National Oceanographic Committee of Chile, CONA – Chile

The creation of the Ocean Literacy Working Group as a Decade Action is based in the Ocean Decade Implementation Plan.

It consists of 8 main national activities: 1)Implement Ocean Literacy in the National Curricular Bases and generate curricular guidelines to implement it from earliest age. 2)Adapt the 4 IOC-UNESCO Ocean Literacy Courses to our national society. 3)Develop a Communication Plan for dissemination of Ocean Literacy in Chile. 4)Develop a Public Portal that concentrates and disseminates Ocean Literacy information online, providing information “with one click”. 5) Promote and officialize the already prepared Ocean Literacy Strategic Plan with initiatives/goals/indicators. 6)Identify foundations, philanthropic organizations, companies and funds that contribute to Ocean Literacy. 7)Promote development of journalistic content, academic and cultural activities related to Ocean Literacy. 8) Develop a methodological procedure to monitor/ evaluate the implementation of Ocean Literacy.

Start Date: 06/09/2023
End Date: 31/12/2030

Lead Contact: Juan Fierro (

challenges: 3- Sustainable Blue Food, 9- Capacity Development, 10- Behaviour Change
ocean_basins: Chilean Patagonia inner seas, South Pacific Ocean, Southern Ocean
type_of_action: Project


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