In alignment with the 2020 UN Ocean Conference theme "Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions", and with the aim of giving youth the opportunity to contribute for the implementation of this important SDG, the Governments of Portugal and Kenya will host the Ocean Youth Forum, organized by the Sustainable Ocean Allia
The Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is strengthening its efforts to mobilize, create and drive solutions to realize the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. As one of the first milestones of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ newly launched Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals, the Conference will propel much needed science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action.
The Mediterranean research conglomerates MISTRALS and MedECC have announced a major three-day conference in 2020 for all decision-makers of the Mediterranean countries, hosted by Aix-Marseille University (AMU-MIO). Inspired by the achievements of science-policy interfaces such as the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), from which it takes up several objectives, this conference will be an opportunity to review existing scientific knowledge and the issues that the M
The Xiamen Symposium on Marine Environmental Sciences (XMAS) was established by Xiamen University's the State Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science (MEL) in order to promote interdisciplinary studies in marine environmental science and to foster the next generation of ocean scientists, with the overarching theme The Changing Ocean Environment: From a Multidisciplinary Perspective.
The organizing committee of the International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water and the International Association for Sediment Water Science (IASWS) have announced registration and abstract submission are open for the 15th Symposium, which will be held in Portorož, Slovenia. The general objectives of these IASWS meetings are to:
CBE7 has been postponed in light of the global Coronavirus situation. The organisers are working to reschedule, but for now any questions or concerns may be sent to the contact e-mail above.
The ARESMA project, in collaboration with the University of Mayotte (CUFR de Mayotte) hase announced the MangSES symposium, focusing on ‘Mangroves as socio-ecological systems with an interdisciplinary perspective’.
The 2020 Our Coastal Futures conference will bring together voices from researchers, practitioners, Indigenous peoples, activists, businesses, youth, and decision-makers. This transdisciplinary, multi-format international conference will share and co-produce knowledge and enable effective action with the aim of inspiring a transition towards respectful custodianship of our oceans and coasts.
The EMODnet Second Open Conference and Jamboree follows up on the first edition, which took place 5 years ago. During this iteration, EMODnet partners, data providers and users will take stock of EMODnet achievements over the past 10 years, connect across stakeholder communities and set goals for the future. To start the week, the Open Conference will focus on use cases and requirements for developing essential open marine data services for blue economy actors, the public sector, civil society and the research community.
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research will launch the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030) with an international Kick-Off Conference in Berlin from 31 May 2021 to 2 June 2021.
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