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2018-2020

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21-01-2021

Online Screening: Manon de Boer, An Experiment in Leisure, 2016 - 2019


Artica Svalbard

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13-01-2021

IOC-UNESCO and ECO Magazine to publish Special Edition on UN Ocean Decade

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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13-01-2021

Regional initiatives and National Decade Committees

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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13-01-2021

The United Nation Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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12-01-2021

The transformative role of Foundations in the Ocean Decade

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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23-12-2020

UNESCO calls for recognition of the central role the ocean for the 2030...

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17-12-2020

Request endorsement of your Ocean Decade Activity here!

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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09-12-2020

New partnership between Schmidt Ocean Institute and IOC to support Ocean...

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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08-12-2020

SOS-WindEnergy – Sustainable Reuse of Decommissioned Offshore Jacket...

University of Texas at Austin

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22-11-2020

Probably the World's First "Pledge on UN Decade of Ocean Science for...

GLOBAL SCIENCE ACADEMY (GSA)

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03-02-2021
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Brave New World, Brave New Ocean: Ocean Decade High Level Virtual Event

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO

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21-05-2021
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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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20-09-2021
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25-09-2021

XXI Congreso Nacional de Oceanografía y III Reunión Internacional de...

Asociación de Oceanólogos de México, A.C.

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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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