Category: Upcoming events

1st Ocean & Climate Initiatives Alliance Meeting

Climate change will have a major impact on the ocean, its ecosystems, maritime activities and coastal populations. Simultaneously, the ocean is a source of adaptation and mitigation solutions. In light of this ambivalent observation, a strong international coordinated mobilization of State-actors, the scientific community and civil society arose around the ocean and climate thematic prior to COP21 and until the…

Our Ocean, an high-level conference in Malta

The next Our Ocean conference will happen in Malta from October 5 to 6, 2017. In the same spirit of the Washington and Chile ones, it will give the Ocean a great visibility in order to make its solutions and problems known. Many themes will be developed : the issues of the ocean and climate change, marine pollution, sustainable fishing, how the Ocean can…

First World Ocean conference at United Nations

From June 5 to 9, 2017, the United Nations will host their very first World Ocean conference in their headquarters in New York City.  In order to develop “SDG 14” : the Sustainable Development Goals about the Ocean, many countries and organizations will be together to talk about the Ocean Initiatives that we should support nowadays. The Ocean & Climate platform and its members…

COP22 : Oceans move into action

Following a first acknowledgement at COP21, the ocean is pursuing its integration in COP22 negotiations, commensurate with its importance for climate. “The COP has never been as blue” stated Seychelles Ambassador to the UN, Ronny Jumeau, in his speech, on November 17th at the COP22 Global Climate Action Agenda high level segment. COP21 was already a key step: As it…