2020 UN Ocean Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, SDG 14. 14 April: In light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and growing public health concerns, the 2020 United Nations Ocean Conference. The UN Ocean Action website includes information on the 2017 UN Ocean Conference, voluntary commitments, COAs and the Special Envoy for the Ocean UN Ocean Action Newsletter December 2019: Blue COP aims to elevate the role of the ocean in climate mitigation and adaptatio While the UN is convening member nations and advancing the Call for Action, it has also challenged all stakeholders to commit to meaningful actions on behalf of a sustainable ocean. WCS is proud to answer that challenge with a number of commitments with partners across the globe Our commitment is to undertake multi-disciplinary scientific studies to enhance knowledge on the Ocean, to identify possible rights to be recognized to the Ocean on its own, in compliance with existing international law, to improve existing national laws and propose new ones to treat and protect the Ocean as a person, enhance its resilience in the wake of Climate Change, over-exploitation of. UN Ocean Conference Lisbon, Communities of Ocean Action; Commitments; Online Ocean exhibit . Programme. Download the programme here . Learn more. 2017 Ocean Conference; United Nations.
UN calls for commitments to safeguard the world's oceans ahead of first major conference 15 February 2017, New York. Calling for concrete actions to protect the oceans, the United Nations today. 1. We, the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives, meeting in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017 at the United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 of the 2030 Agenda, with the full participation of civil society, and other relevant stakeholders, affirm our strong commitment to conserve and sustainably use our oceans, seas and. Ocean Conference has potential to be a 'global game-changer' (UN News, 4 February 2020) No 'Ocean Super-Year' without marine regions (IISD, 4 February 2020) Ocean action starts. The conference sought to find ways and urge for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. Its theme is Our oceans, our future: partnering for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. It also asked governments, UN bodies, and civil society groups to make voluntary commitments for action to improve the health of the oceans with over 1,000 commitments − such as on.
The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable. Commitments from 2018. The fifth Our Ocean Conference in Indonesia strengthened the quality of commitments with a balanced distribution of commitments for each area of action. 305 tangible and measurable commitments, USD 10,7 billion monetary commitments and 14 million km2 of Marine Protected Area Conference Secretary-General Wu Hongbo called for follow-up action on marine litter, marine ecosystem restoration, ocean acidification, sustainable fisheries, and scientific knowledge and encouraged registering further commitments after the conference. The UN Ocean Conference convened at UN Headquarters in New York, US, from 5-9 June 2017 The background note of the Secretary General to the preparatory process of the United Nations Conference recognised that market based measures such as certification and ecolabelling schemes have an important role to play in incentivising and rewarding the improvement that fisheries make to become sustainable ANALYSIS OF OCEAN CONFERENCE VOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS 2017 and discards, and provide for eco-labeling, traceability and market-based instruments.In addition, many commitments aim to combat IUU fishing, improve cooperation and available scientific information and expand marine protection to habitats
The Ocean Conference Registry of Voluntary Commitments is an online Registry of initiatives voluntarily undertaken by all stakeholders - individually or in partnership, to help achieve SDG14. This is now open and will close on 9 June for which the Registry will be produced at the end of the Conference and will be included in the conference report Our Ocean Conference is focused on generating commitments and taking actions to maintain the sustainability of our oceans. Since 2014, Our Ocean Conference has successfully generated commitments totaling around 18 billion dollars (USD) and 12.4 million square kilometers of marine protected areas Mission: The conference will build partnerships between government, industry, science and civil society, putting knowledge, technology and finance into action to meet the challenges facing the ocean and enable production and sustainable use to go hand in hand so that the ocean can continue to provide for the needs of future generations. Vision: A conference to learn, share and act for a clean. The UN has launched a process to follow up on the outcome of the Ocean Conference and the 1,400 commitments made by governments, the United Nations system, civil society organizations, academia. The UN Ocean Conference resulted in a firm Call for Action declaration, subsequently adopted by consensus at the UN General Assembly, to support the implementation of SDG14. More than 1,400 voluntary commitments have been pledged as a result the conference and these are now being shaped into Communities of Ocean Action
March 2018: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has published a summary and an analysis of the voluntary commitments made in support of the UN Ocean Conference and achievement of SDG 14 on life below water. The commitments covered all SDG 14 targets, with most relating to more than one The Ocean Conference shall adopt: Call for Action - A concise, focused, intergovernmentally agreed declaration by consensus. The deliberations will start in the preparatory meeting in February 2017
In connection with the UN Ocean Conference, countries made commitments to reduce marine litter, including as part of the UN Environment's 'Clean Seas Campaign'. Also at the Conference, Partnership Dialogue 1 focused on 'Addressing Marine Pollution,' and numerous side events discussed challenges and solutions related to marine litter Title: Microsoft Word - The Ocean Conference - Guidance on Voluntary Commitments 2 Feb 2017-2.docx Created Date: 2/8/2017 2:50:05 A
Member States will provide updates on the implementation of voluntary commitments made at the 2017 UN Ocean Conference, and are invited to present new voluntary commitments in support of SDG 14. In the resolution, the UNGA decides that the 2020 Conference will adopt, by consensus, a brief, concise, action-oriented and intergovernmentally agreed declaration Voluntary commitments on ocean action picking up pace in advance of June Conference 80 commitments received to date New York, 25 April—A growing number of countries, businesses and civil society groups are stepping forward with new commitments to improve the health of the world's oceans in advance of The Ocean subsequent sessions of the Partnership Exchange event can look at how the Conference voluntary commitments intrinsically contribute to the implementation of those SDGs under review at HLPF. 5. UN-Oceans UN-Oceans is an inter-agency mechanism that seeks to enhance the coordination, coherence and effectiveness o Register a Voluntary Commitment for Implementation of SDG 14. Read the special letter from Peter T, President of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, inviting business to register their Voluntary Commitments for Implementation of SDG 14. On 5-9 June 2017, the United Nations will convene the high-level Ocean Conference to advance the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal.
The UN Ocean Conference aims to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14) and reverse the decline of ocean health for the benefit of humanity by identifying solutions and engaging all stakeholders: Governments, Research institutes, civil society, industry and ordinary citizens Western Pacific ocean research at the forefront of UN Ocean Conference commitments. 03.05.17. A Global Blue Carbon Data Network to be launched at the UN Ocean Conference. 27.04.17. Ocean Literacy for All: UN Ocean Conference inspires global commitment to forge an ocean literate society. 07.04.17. UNESCO Member States mobilize for the UN Ocean. Ocean Conference: The Ocean Conference shall adopt by consensus a concise, focused, intergovernmentally agreed declaration in the form of a Call for Action to support the implementation of Goal 14 and a report containing the co-chairs' summaries of the partnership dialogues, as well as a list of voluntary commitments for the implementation of Goal 14, to be announced at th The second global Ocean Conference taking place in Portugal in a few months' time promises to be a critical moment for the health of life under water and on land, the President of the UN General Assembly said on Tuesday, as preparations got underway. Life under water is essential to life on land, said Tijjani Muhammad-Bande
The UN Ocean Conference 08/06/2017 On Monday, 5 June, the United Nations opened the Ocean Conference, a high-level event to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14): Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development Learn how you can contribute to SDG 14 through voluntary commitments! Experts from UNDP and UN-DESA will give presentations and answer questions. One of the key outcomes of The Ocean Conference is a list of voluntary commitments to advance the implementation of SDG 14. To stimulate the registration of voluntary commitments, the side event will explain what voluntary commitments are and who can. International and regional environmental organizations, governments and academia gathered in May 2019 to identify the best practices and experiences, gaps and obstacles in the delivery the voluntary commitments to the 2017 United Nations Ocean Conference. The Meeting of the Communities of Ocean Action From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG14 was organized by the UN Department of. The UN issued guidelines for registering voluntary commitments ahead of the Ocean Conference. Other recent activities in support of the Conference include stakeholder engagement and discussions, regional preparations, information sharing and awareness raising, and country commitments UN calls for commitments to safeguard the world's oceans . ahead of first major conference . New York, 15 February - Calling for concrete actions to protect the oceans, the United Nations today launched an online register to collect voluntary commitments made by UN Membe
The Conference outcome document - Our Ocean, Our Future: Call for Action - together with close to 1,400 voluntary commitments for concrete action made by governments, the United Nations system, civil society organizations, academia, the scientific community, and the private sector, marked a global breakthrough in the management and conservation of the ocean, and for advancing implementation of. A SURGE OF OCEAN COMMITMENTS. The UN Ocean Conference had encouraged state and nonstate actors to submit commitments to advance implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 and associated targets ().Part of a comprehensive framework of 17 interlinked goals under the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (), SDG 14 calls on states and the global community to conserve and. , he noted that the 2020 UN Ocean Conference accords us an opportunity to bring about a new generation of concrete, ambitious commitments and help us to forge new, inclusive and effective partnerships to support the implementation of Goal 14, and called on the international community to keep the Oceans and the Seas high on the global agenda Other countries tabled over 200 commitments, whilst NGOs, foundations, research institutes and international organisations announced 87 commitments. As a major game-changer, the 2017 conference for the first time mobilised at scale the business community in the conservation of Our Ocean. Corporate leaders responded with 100 commitments In this regard, the 2020 UN Ocean Conference may not solve all the challenges that we face, however, it accords us an opportunity to bring about a new generation of concrete, ambitious commitments and help us to forge new, inclusive and effective partnerships to support the implementation of Goal 14
commitments in a truly global show of determination to act. Altogether, this almost doubled the amount pledged since 2014, substantially increasing the world's marine protected areas and launching impactful action in all corners of our ocean. Palau announced that it will host the 2020 Our Ocean Conference The UN conference will give impetus to the implementation of Goal 14 and enable more stakeholders to take responsibility for the future of oceans. High ambition level The conference has ambitious goals, including an intergovernmental political declaration, a 'Call for Action', to advance efforts towards sustainable oceans Agenda 2030 at UN Ocean Conference The aim of this side event is to emphasize the industry´s will and ability to act as a motor in the change process needed to transform into a sustainable world where the seventeen global goals are met and where SDG 14 - saving the oceans - is key in the planetary processes UN Ocean Conference, 2017. The 2017 United Nations Ocean Conference was a United Nations conference sought to mobilize action for the conservation and and civil society groups to make voluntary commitments for action to improve the health of the oceans with over 1,000 commitments − such as on managing protected areas. The Conference is expected to adopt an intergovernmental declaration on science-based and innovative areas of action, along with a list of voluntary commitments, to support SDG 14 implementation. This meeting takes place three years after the first Ocean Conference. SDG Knowledge Hub coverage of the Ocean Conferences is here
UN Ocean Conference About the The Ocean Conference The United Nations General Assembly, with Fiji and Sweden as co-hosts, will hold a high-level United Nations Ocean Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) in New York, June 5-9, 2017 The UN Ocean Conference 06/06/2017 On Monday, 5 June, the United Nations hosts the first high-level conference to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14) (Ocean Conference) The agencies - the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Conference on Trade and Development - are due to announce the commitment today at The Ocean Conference, which opened yesterday at UN Headquarters in New York and wraps up on Friday, 9 June.Trade and trade-policies can facilitate the transition to sustainable ocean-based economies. Historic UN Ocean Conference offers hope for the future of our oceans 30th July 2017 As environmentalist Bill McKibben wrote in a recent article in the Guardian newspaper, There's only word for what we're doing, and that is insane Ahead of The Ocean Conference in June, the United Nations has launched an online system for UN Member States, NGOs, businesses and others to register their voluntary commitments to implement Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14, which calls for the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources.. Taking place from 5 to 9 June in New York, The Ocean Conference.
The week-long conference, where some 6,000 people participated, was the first time that the UN brought everyone together to discuss the challenges facing the world's oceans. When it comes to the ocean, it's the common heritage of humankind. There's no North-South, East-West when it comes to the ocean, Mr. T said The IMarEST is in attendance at the UN Ocean Conference at United Nations headquarters in New York this week. This high-level conference will look at ways to support the implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG14): Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable developmen Annex 1: UN Ocean Conference Voluntary Commitments Analysis for the 28th SPREP Officials Meeting One of the key outcomes from the UN Ocean Conference (UNOC) was a registry of voluntary commitments to be undertaken by Governments, UN and other IGOs, NGOs, CSOs, the scientific community, and other actors Commitments Announced at Our Ocean 2019 Conference Fact Sheet. Bureau This commitment will fund innovative prevention projects that change behavior, develop capacity, The United States Announced a Partnership with UN FAO to Support PSMA Implementation , Palau Palau will host the 7th to accelerate ocean sustainability solutions, 7-8 December 2020, where it will lead a global, multi-stakeholder forum to generate transformative commitments for ocean health and wealth
The five-day Conference will result in a global call for action by UN Member States—a concise, focused and concrete declaration to advance action towards a more sustainable future for the ocean. The Conference will also generate hundreds of new commitments for action Ocean Conference NYC 5-9 June Voluntary Commitments involving IUCN - 13.06.2017 Voluntary commitments for The Ocean Conference are initiatives voluntarily undertaken by Governments, the United Nations system, other intergovernmental organizations
This conference will highlight progress on ocean observations from space to the sea floor over the past decade and will chart innovative solutions to address societal needs for ocean information. It will be a foundation for integrating and innovating research, observations, modeling, and services in support of developing the UN Decade for Ocean Science The results are in! The 2017 Our Ocean Conference hosted in Malta in October closed with governments, businesses and NGOs announcing commitments related to an array of ocean issues such as marine protected areas (MPAs), sustainable fisheries, climate change, pollution, maritime security, and sustainable blue growth. Malta's dive community, joined Project AWARE and PADI staff, in the Our. This past week, timed to coincide with World Oceans Day, the UN hosted its first Ocean Conference to generate commitments and support for UN Sustainable Development Goal #14 - to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas, and marine resources for sustainable development.The conference, which was co-hosted by Fiji and Sweden, aims to be the game changer that will reverse the. The United Nations Ocean Conference, which ended with a call to action by governments, has not led to any immediate, binding commitments. But the first-of-its-kind meeting could be the first of. Solutions Hour - Voluntary Commitments & Other Announcements -- SDG Media Zone, The Ocean Conference #SaveOurOcean 5 Jun 2017 - Addressing Marine Pollution Speakers: Mr. Kenny Young (Artists Projects Earth), Mr. Stefano Ciafani (Legambiente), Mr. Yoshioka Tatsuya (Peaceboat
The UN is hosting its first large conference devoted to protecting the oceans. For small island countries, the ocean can be a friend, but increasingly, the ocean is a threat The Call for Action of the UN Ocean Conference sets a new direction in the implementation of SDG 14, incorporating new voluntary commitments and allowing for the development of new multistakeholder partnerships. UNCTAD, FAO, and UN Environment have a key role to play in the implementation of these trade-related targets
The conference sought to find ways and urge for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. Its theme is Our oceans, our future: partnering for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 The UN Ocean Conference was held in June 2017 at UN headquarters in New York. It is a high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementatio During the UN Ocean Conference ZVT made two interventions on behalf of Green Team and Swedish Initiatives for Agenda 2030. Below you can find the two interventions where we lift the five industry voluntary commitments, we invite others to share the vision,.
Major commitment on Marine Spatial Planning announced ahead of The UN Ocean Conference. 12.05.17. Western Pacific ocean research at the forefront of UN Ocean Conference commitments. 03.05.17. A Global Blue Carbon Data Network to be launched at the UN Ocean Conference. 27.04.1 Participants in the third Our Ocean conference, held September 15-16 in Washington, D.C., announced over 136 new initiatives on marine conservation and protection valued at more than $5.24 billion, as well as new commitments on the protection of almost four million square kilometers (over 1.5 million square miles) of the ocean Per the UN Ocean Conference Website: The General Assembly through resolution 73/292 decided to convene the 2020 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. The overarching theme of the Conference is Scaling up ocean action based on [ Major commitment on Marine Spatial Planning announced ahead of The UN Ocean Conference. 03.05.17. A Global Blue Carbon Data Network to be launched at the UN Ocean Conference. 27.04.17. Ocean Literacy for All: UN Ocean Conference inspires global commitment to forge an ocean literate society. 07.04.17. UNESCO Member States mobilize for the UN.