The Science We Need
For The Ocean We Want

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03-06-2020

United Nations - Reboot The Oceans Challenge Winner - Mapping Oceans

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29-05-2020

3 interactive webinars to launch the new Virtual Blue Decade Platform

OCEAN University Initiative

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28-05-2020

2nd CCOceanos Lecture: Special Series “Decade of the Ocean” 8 June -...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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27-05-2020

Strengthening global coordination and science-based solutions for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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05-05-2020

Opinion: We need a global movement to transform ocean science for a better...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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27-04-2020

IOC responses to the Covid-19 crisis: Information Meeting

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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26-04-2020

VOICES OF THE OCEAN DECADE : Q&A with Peter Thomson - ‘Our future health...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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09-04-2020

1st CCOceanos Lecture: Special Series “Decade of the Ocean”

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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03-04-2020

WE ARE OCEAN continues with updated schedule

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DEU

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30-03-2020

Seventh Annual United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Competition

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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08-06-2020
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08-06-2020

World Ocean Day

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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08-06-2020
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08-06-2020

Oceans: Open Source for the Future

Polytechnic of Leiria - ESTM

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08-06-2020
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08-06-2020

Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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08-06-2020
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08-06-2020

2nd CCOceanos Lecture: Ocean Decade Series - Climate Change and Predicting...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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14-06-2020
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17-06-2020

Sustainability Research and Innovation 2020

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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05-07-2020
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10-07-2020

14th ICRS

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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07-07-2020
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09-07-2020

Global Coral Reef Week

Global Coral Reef Week

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10-07-2020
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16-07-2020

Iodysséus at Brest International Maritime Festival

Iodysséus

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13-07-2020
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17-07-2020

NMEA 2020 Annual Conference

National Marine Educators Association

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16-07-2020
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17-07-2020

International Meeting on Marine Research 2020 (IMMR’20)

Polytechnic of Leiria - ESTM

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05-09-2020
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05-11-2020

#GenerazioneOceano

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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09-10-2020
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11-10-2020

Ocean Hackathon® - 5th edition

Technopôle Brest-Iroise / Campus mondial de la mer

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12-10-2020
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16-10-2020

Sea Tech Week

Technopôle Brest-Iroise / Campus mondial de la mer

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21-10-2020
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22-10-2020

Our Coastal Futures conference 2020

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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Kick Off Conference 2021 in Berlin, United Nations Decade of Ocean Science...

Federal Ministry of Education and Research Germany

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A United Nations Decade of Ocean Science will help to build a shared information system, based on trustworthy, science-based data, from all parts of the world's ocean.

Peter Haugan
Chair, IOC

The oceans are critical drivers of global climate and weather-related natural hazards. Deeper insights on ocean science, powered by enhanced ocean observing and data sharing systems, will dramatically advance understanding and modelling of the whole earth system and benefit all people, everywhere.

Dr. Sue Barrell
Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology Chief Scientist

The United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is a unique opportunity to engage the ocean science community in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - globally, regionally and locally.

Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin
Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and Assistant Director General of UNESCO

Ocean science, supported by capacity development, is essential not only to inform SDG 14 but also other SDGs that have an ocean dimension.

Peter Thomson
UN Special Envoy for the Ocean
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