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Published In: Innovators Stories
Gathering more than 2000 participants and viewers online, the UNDP World Oceans Day 2021 event “A Conversation with the 2020 UNDP Ocean Innovators” highlighted a suite of inspirational ocean protection and restoration projects the UNDP is supporting…
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New York - The ocean or ‘blue’ economy represents some $2.3 trillion in market goods and services, from fisheries to tourism to shipping; if the ocean were an economy, it would be the world’s fifth largest. But our ocean faces unprecedented threats…
Published In: Events
8 June 2021, 13:30 - 14:30 PM CEST
UNDP Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC), with the support of UNDP Nordic Office, will be hosting a high-level event to celebrate World Oceans Day with the inspiration of the first cohort of ocean innovators. We are very pleased to invite you to this…
Published In: Events
8 June 2021, All day
The second fully virtual celebration of United Nations World Oceans Day, on 8 June 2021, will highlight the theme of "The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods". Produced by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the Office of Legal Affairs…
Published In: Events
1 June 2021, All day
The one-day high-level thematic debate will feature four multi-stakeholder panels. Each multi-stakeholder panel will seek to address progress on relevant targets of SDG14 and the 2030 Agenda more broadly. The panels will also provide an opportunity…
Published In: Events
20 May 2021, All day
The CoP Chat Series - Let's Talk Plastics is a new webinar series brought to you by the CoP on Nature-Based Solutions and Climate Action and the Global Plastics Task Force to learn from each other's best practices and discuss challenges and…
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The Blue Action Fund is pleased to announce a new open call for grant proposals focussing on Africa’s Atlantic coast from Morocco to South Africa. The present call for proposals is part of a continuing series of such calls by Blue Action Fund,…
Published In: Events
2 May 2021, All day
The theme for this year is “Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet," which provides an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to showcase the work that the International…
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The Ending Plastic Pollution Innovation Challenge (subsequently referred as “EPPIC”), organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Viet Nam, It is open to any individuals and organisations (including businesses, non-profit…
Published In: Videos
Video promoting the 2nd Ocean Innovation Challenge on Sustainable Fisheries on Earth Day.
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The UNDP-led Equator Initiative announces its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2021 on the eve of the Earth Day. This worldwide outreach effort aims to identify exceptional local solutions for climate, people and planet. Nominations…
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The Blue Action Fund is pleased to announce a new open call for grant proposals focussing on Africa’s Atlantic coast from Morocco to South Africa. The current expectation is that Blue Action Fund will award grants from this call with a total volume…