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It's been a month since the UN Ocean Conference (UNOC) in Lisbon. Please take a moment to look back at the key highlights of UNDP and our ocean innovators' engagement at the UNOC, as well as some of the critical results from the week-long activities…
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01 July 2022 -- Today is the final day of the UN Conference on the Ocean, which has seen hundreds of leaders, activists and scientists descend on the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, to work on solutions to restore the ocean’s health and protect its…
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Lisbon, Portugal, 1 July – The five-day UN Ocean Conference ended today with more than 150 countries collectively agreeing to scale up science-based and innovative actions to address the ocean emergency. This agreement, together with bold…
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29 June 2022, 16:00 - 17:15 PM WEST
This event will highlight actions and progress made by the Republic of Korea and the UNDP Ocean Innovation Challenge in catalysing technology, policy and other innovations to reduce marine pollution.
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Commits to support recovery of nearly $1 trillion in annual socioeconomic losses caused by ocean mismanagement
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Lisbon, 27 June 2022 – Movie star and ocean activist Jason Momoa was designated the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Advocate for Life Below Water today at a major conference mobilizing global support for an ocean besieged by the triple planetary…
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27 June - 1 July 2022, All day
The Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is seeking to address the many of the deep-rooted problems of our societies laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic and which will require…
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As the world prepares for the UN Ocean Conference, the FAO/GEF Coastal Fisheries Initiative takes a look at this vital science-to-policy tool, which turns 10 this year
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10 questions with Ambassador Peter Thomson - Ahead of the UN Ocean Conference, we check in with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Enjoy for the Ocean.
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The ocean holds the keys to an equitable and sustainable development path for all. This is the premise behind the UN Ocean Decade and it will be in the spotlight during several major international summits this year to promote ocean health, including…
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The ocean sustains all life on Earth. Yet it’s facing a multidimensional crisis driven by overfishing, pollution (especially plastics and nutrients), habitat loss, invasive species and climate change (ocean acidification, warming and deoxygenation).
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16 June 2022, 9:00 AM - 23 June 2022, 10:15 AM EDT
There have been numerous initiatives made by governments, entrepreneurs, and civil society to develop and implement cleanup technologies to remove or aid in the detection of: floating litter from the ocean and rivers, litter deposited in sand on…