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As much of the world was starting to glimpse recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, it now finds itself amid a cost-of-living crisis brought on by disruptions in global energy and food markets that are the result of conflict and climate change. This…
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30 August - 18 November 2022, All day
This online platform is dedicated to raising the visibility of the ocean and showcasing why the ocean matters in climate negotiations and to all life on our planet. It aims to increase knowledge, commitment and action for the ocean-climate nexus…
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New York, Aug 23 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched its second cohort of 10 ocean innovators to tap on new technologies and approaches to end overfishing, and put an end to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU)…
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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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30 June - 20 November 2022, All day
Blue Action Fund (hereafter ‘Blue Action’) opens Call for Proposals focussing on the ‘Wider Caribbean Sea’. This Call for Proposals is part of a continuing series of such Calls by Blue Action providing individual grants to NGOs for conservation…
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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) of the Republic of Korea (ROK) join forces to co-organize a side event with a focus on finding…
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Ninety seven percent of Earth’s water is ocean and that’s where most of life on the planet is. We need to protect our ocean as if our lives depend on it, because they do.
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29 June 2022, 16:04 - 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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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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Our ocean is life. She generates the air we breathe, puts food on our table, sustains our economy, absorbs excess carbon emissions and is our greatest ally in the fight against climate change. But she is under threat: Unsustainable human activities…