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03-04-2020

WE ARE OCEAN continues with updated schedule

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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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27-03-2020

A Message to the IOC Community

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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22-03-2020

OCEAN DECADE BLOG : Q&A with Loreley Picourt - The stars are aligned for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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21-03-2020

OCEAN DECADE BLOG : Q&A with Lysa Wini-Simeon - Ocean Governance for the...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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21-03-2020

OCEAN DECADE BLOG : Q&A with Marie-Alexandrine Sicre - Towards the UN Ocean...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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21-03-2020

OCEAN DECADE BLOG: Who do we want to hear more from for the Ocean Decade?

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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20-03-2020

The Oceans as Africa’s New Frontier for Development

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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19-03-2020

Enhancing the potential of Blue Economy in the Mediterranean Sea Basin

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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04-03-2020

Dialogue mobilizes over twenty Foundations to build ocean partnerships for...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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Olimpíadas Portuguesas de Biologia Sénior

Polytechnic of Leiria - ESTM

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20-04-2020
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23-04-2020

International Coastal Symposium

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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21-04-2020
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23-04-2020

International Symposium on Plastics in the Artic and Sub-Artic Region

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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28-04-2020
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Regional workshop - Western Tropical Atlantic - UN Decade of Ocean Science...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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29-04-2020
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Regional Arctic Ocean Decade Workshops (April-May) - UN Decade of Ocean...

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Human Health and Ocean Symposium

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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International Symposium Human Health and the Ocean in a Changing World

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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15-05-2020
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22-06-2020

I live by the Sea International Youth Photo and Film Contest 2020

Today We Have

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02-06-2020
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06-06-2020

2020 UN Ocean Conference

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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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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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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21-05-2030
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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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