Explore the Decade

Activities

Preparatory Phase

2018-2020

The Decade in a nutshell

"The Science We Need For The Ocean We Want"

Events

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United Nations

Promoting ocean science, policy and management for sustainable development
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21-11-2019

Kenya and Portugal announce their support to the...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
07-11-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: Artistic video by Lisa Rave: We are...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
04-11-2019

UNESCO rolls out Ocean Decade Alliance at Our...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
31-10-2019

EUAC and Chinese aquariums signed a common...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
24-10-2019

ECO Magazine and IOC-UNESCO Announce Partnership...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
09-10-2019

Southern Cross tackles the big-picture problems

Southern Cross University

AUS

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NEWS
27-09-2019

OceanObs’19 Conference Statement

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
12-09-2019

Hawaii to host major international conference on...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
02-09-2019

UNESCO launches Ocean Literacy programme in Brazil

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
27-08-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: An Artistic Contribution to the UN...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
13-08-2019

Engaging society to preserve the ocean: An...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
12-08-2019

Regional Planning Workshop sets the stage for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
26-07-2019

Pacific Community: Ocean Science fundamental for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
24-05-2019

An Ocean Science Decade to meet the needs of all

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
06-05-2019

Ocean Science Decade Comes at Time of Precarious...

UNESCO

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NEWS
06-05-2019

IMO-executed GloFouling project kicks off to...

UNESCO

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Ocean Science & Technology

Formulating priorities and planning for the global ocean science agenda
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NEWS
21-11-2019

Kenya and Portugal announce their support to the...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
07-11-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: Artistic video by Lisa Rave: We are...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
04-11-2019

UNESCO rolls out Ocean Decade Alliance at Our...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
31-10-2019

EUAC and Chinese aquariums signed a common...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
24-10-2019

ECO Magazine and IOC-UNESCO Announce Partnership...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
09-10-2019

Southern Cross tackles the big-picture problems

Southern Cross University

AUS

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NEWS
27-09-2019

OceanObs’19 Conference Statement

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
12-09-2019

Hawaii to host major international conference on...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
02-09-2019

UNESCO launches Ocean Literacy programme in Brazil

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
27-08-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: An Artistic Contribution to the UN...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
13-08-2019

Engaging society to preserve the ocean: An...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
12-08-2019

Regional Planning Workshop sets the stage for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
26-07-2019

Pacific Community: Ocean Science fundamental for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
24-05-2019

An Ocean Science Decade to meet the needs of all

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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Ocean Policy & Sustainable Development

Connecting ocean science with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
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NEWS
21-11-2019

Kenya and Portugal announce their support to the...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
07-11-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: Artistic video by Lisa Rave: We are...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
04-11-2019

UNESCO rolls out Ocean Decade Alliance at Our...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
31-10-2019

EUAC and Chinese aquariums signed a common...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
24-10-2019

ECO Magazine and IOC-UNESCO Announce Partnership...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
09-10-2019

Southern Cross tackles the big-picture problems

Southern Cross University

AUS

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NEWS
27-09-2019

OceanObs’19 Conference Statement

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
12-09-2019

Hawaii to host major international conference on...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
02-09-2019

UNESCO launches Ocean Literacy programme in Brazil

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
27-08-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: An Artistic Contribution to the UN...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
13-08-2019

Engaging society to preserve the ocean: An...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
12-08-2019

Regional Planning Workshop sets the stage for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
26-07-2019

Pacific Community: Ocean Science fundamental for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
24-05-2019

An Ocean Science Decade to meet the needs of all

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
06-05-2019

Ocean Science Decade Comes at Time of Precarious...

UNESCO

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NEWS
06-05-2019

IMO-executed GloFouling project kicks off to...

UNESCO

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Business & Industry

Developing and sharing new technologies needed to achieve key Decade objectives
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NEWS
21-11-2019

Kenya and Portugal announce their support to the...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
07-11-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: Artistic video by Lisa Rave: We are...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
04-11-2019

UNESCO rolls out Ocean Decade Alliance at Our...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
31-10-2019

EUAC and Chinese aquariums signed a common...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
24-10-2019

ECO Magazine and IOC-UNESCO Announce Partnership...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
09-10-2019

Southern Cross tackles the big-picture problems

Southern Cross University

AUS

+
NEWS
27-09-2019

OceanObs’19 Conference Statement

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
12-09-2019

Hawaii to host major international conference on...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
02-09-2019

UNESCO launches Ocean Literacy programme in Brazil

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
27-08-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: An Artistic Contribution to the UN...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
13-08-2019

Engaging society to preserve the ocean: An...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
12-08-2019

Regional Planning Workshop sets the stage for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
26-07-2019

Pacific Community: Ocean Science fundamental for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
24-05-2019

An Ocean Science Decade to meet the needs of all

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

+
NEWS
06-05-2019

Ocean Science Decade Comes at Time of Precarious...

UNESCO

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NEWS
06-05-2019

IMO-executed GloFouling project kicks off to...

UNESCO

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Donors & Foundations

Supporting the development of ocean science that meets the needs of society
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NEWS
21-11-2019

Kenya and Portugal announce their support to the...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
04-11-2019

UNESCO rolls out Ocean Decade Alliance at Our...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
31-10-2019

EUAC and Chinese aquariums signed a common...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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NEWS
24-10-2019

ECO Magazine and IOC-UNESCO Announce Partnership...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
09-10-2019

Southern Cross tackles the big-picture problems

Southern Cross University

AUS

+
NEWS
27-09-2019

OceanObs’19 Conference Statement

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
12-09-2019

Hawaii to host major international conference on...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
02-09-2019

UNESCO launches Ocean Literacy programme in Brazil

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
27-08-2019

WE ARE OCEAN: An Artistic Contribution to the UN...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
13-08-2019

Engaging society to preserve the ocean: An...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
12-08-2019

Regional Planning Workshop sets the stage for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

+
NEWS
26-07-2019

Pacific Community: Ocean Science fundamental for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
24-05-2019

An Ocean Science Decade to meet the needs of all

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

FRA

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NEWS
06-05-2019

Ocean Science Decade Comes at Time of Precarious...

UNESCO

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News

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Submit ideas or participate in Decade dedicated workshops

Host and organize events

Consult stakeholders, communicate about the Decade and identify opportunities for investment and resource mobilisation

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Share the purpose and expected results of the Decade, its planning phase and preparatory activities.

Provide staff and/or financial support

Help IOC and its preparatory activities

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New Resources

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05-12-2019

Ocean Decade Newsletter #1 - December 2019

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Publication

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05-12-2019

Ocean Decade Newsletter #1 - December 2019

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Publication

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25-11-2019

Navigating the Future V: Recommendations for the...

European Marine Board

Document

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22-11-2019

Ocean Decade Newsletter #1 - November 2019

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Publication

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15-11-2019

Summary Report of the Regional Planning Workshop...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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12-11-2019

Brochure: A ciência que precisamos para o oceano...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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07-11-2019

GEO XVI Plenary: Session 7: Delivering on the...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Video

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31-10-2019

Common Declaration from the European and Chinese...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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30-09-2019

Revista: La ciencia que necesitamos para el...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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27-09-2019

OceanObs’19 Conference Statement

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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19-09-2019

Summary Report of the First Global Planning...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Publication

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11-09-2019

Mapping the role of the deep ocean in human...

DOSI - Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative

Document

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05-09-2019

Brochure: The Science We Need for the Ocean We...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Publication

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30-08-2019

Journal of Maritime Archaeology: "The Ocean Decade...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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05-08-2019

Frontiers in Marine Science – "UN Decade of...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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05-08-2019

IOC-UNESCO Resolution: UN Decade of Ocean Science...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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05-08-2019

Information document: "Towards the Ocean We Need...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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05-08-2019

Guidelines for use of the Decade logo

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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02-08-2019

REVISED ROADMAP FOR THE UN DECADE OF OCEAN...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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02-08-2019

HOJA DE RUTA REVISADA DEL DECENIO DE LAS NACIONES...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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02-08-2019

Пересмотренная дорожная...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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02-08-2019

FEUILLE DE ROUTE REVISEE POUR LA DECENNIE DES...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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27-06-2019

Accelerating Ocean Science for a Better World: The...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

Document

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30-03-2019

UN Resolution: Decade of Ocean Science

UNESCO

Document

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