World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) : Climate Research Forum - Oceania

The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), which is co-sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization, the International Science Council and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, is holding regional consultations, the ‘World Climate Research Forums’, to discuss climate research priorities, opportunities and challenges in the next decade. 

Join Oceanthon 2021 – the second edition of the digital hackathon entirely dedicated to innovation in the marine domain

2 September 2021 in

Oceanthon 2021 is organised on the occasion of the first year of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) and within the framework of the Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The event will take place online from 24th to 26th September 2021.

Second Laboratory “A Predicted Ocean” on 15-17 September open for registrations

2 September 2021 in

Just one week after the save-the-date announcement, over 200 participants have registered for the second Ocean Decade Laboratory to be held online from 15-17 September 2021. And hundreds more are expected to join this 48-hour knowledge-sharing marathon with participants from all over the world.

Japan Boosts Commitment to United Nations Ocean Decade

31 August 2021 in

The Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has renewed its financial support to communication and engagement activities carried out in the context of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), coordinated by UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

Enhancing Coastal Resilience during the UN Ocean Decade

31 August 2021 in

The 2021-2030 UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (“The Ocean Decade”) has endorsed three transformative programmes developed by global partnerships of ocean scientists, governments and industry to enhance coastal resilience, for both humans and ecosystems.

31st Session of the IOC Assembly takes stock of progress in ocean science and validates new strategy

26 July 2021 in

From 14-25 June, the Assembly of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO held its 31st Session (virtually). IOC’s 150 Member States took stock of progress in global ocean research and the implementation of the Ocean Decade, setting IOC forward on a new medium-term strategic framework.