Why an “Ocean and Climate” platform?

The ocean is a key element of the global climate system, but so far it has been relatively absent from discussions on climate change. For all of us participating in the Ocean and Climate Platform, it is essential to include the ocean among the issues and challenges discussed in the context of climate negociations.

COP21 - Forum Ocean et climat, le 03 dŽcembre 2015 au Bourget

Register for the Ocean & Climate Forum at COP22!

November 11, 2016 in Marrakesh The Ocean & Climate Forum will be held on November 11 2016, in the Civil Society Green Zone, during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco. It is hosted by the Ocean & Climate Platform in collaboration with the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the Global Ocean Forum. As in…


COP22: What scenario for oceans after the Paris Agreement?

While a year ago the ocean was still missing in climate discussions, it was finally included in the Paris Agreement at COP21 and will be the subject of an IPCC special report. It is now time to implement the commitments made by signatory States of the Paris Agreement. The race has started for each member State to define ocean-specific measures…