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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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For the week of 5–9 April, entrepreneurs from around the world gathered on Zoom to go head-to-head with proposals on how to fix one of the world’s largest environmental disasters. At stake: the fast-disappearing Aral Sea, the livelihoods and public…
Published In: Innovators Stories
Microplastics pollution is now pervasive in all our living systems. These microplastic fibers are in the water we drink, the air we breathe, and are found from the very furthest depths of the ocean to the top of Mount Everest. Contributing to the…
Published In: Innovators Stories
This year’s World Water Day theme, "Valuing Water," highlights water’s true value as the “blue gold” that we all must protect. The United Nations stresses in the 2021 World Water Development Report (WWDR) that the main cause of water waste and…