Essay Competition: Space for Youth

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) welcome essay submissions to their Space for Youth Competition, this year’s topic being, Space as a tool to address climate challenges: examples from local communities. Submissions are welcome until 21 June 2020.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: What solutions to fight plastic pollution in the ocean?

The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) shall host a webinar, entitled, What solutions to fight plastic pollution in the ocean?, 8 June 2020 from 14:30 (CEST). This webinar will build on IDDRI’s recent report, Combatting marine plastic litter: state of play and perspectives (June 2020).

For more information see here.

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Essay Competition: Future Maritime Leaders 2020

The Global Maritime Forum welcomes submissions for its Future Maritime Leaders essay competition, addressing the question, Over the next decade, how can the maritime sector continue to contribute to realizing the Sustainable Development Goals? Submissions are welcome until 21 June 2020.

For more information see here.

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Webinar: Covid-Piracy, Coastal Communities, Needed Responses

The Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa shall host a webinar, entitled, Gulf of Guinea Oceans Governance Dialogue: Covid-Piracy, Coastal Communities, Needed Responses, 8 June 2020 from 14:00 (GMT).

For more information see here.

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Webinar: The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020

The UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) shall host a webinar, entitled, Launch of The State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) 2020, 8 June 2020 from 13:00 (CET).

For more information see here. Previous SOFIA reports may be found here.

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Virtual Event: EarthxOcean

EarthX shall host a virtual event, entitled, EarthxOcean, 9-11 June 2020 from 13:00 (CDT). Sessions include High Seas Initiative, Coral Reef Restoration, Ocean Plastic Solutions and Sustainable Fisheries.

For more information see here.

 

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Virtual Event: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

The official UN World Oceans Day 2020 virtual event, entitled, Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean, will take place 8 June 2020, from 10:00 (EDT).

For more information see here.

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