UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development: Call for Decade Actions now openExternal

Call Overview

Call Category: Collaboration

Email: ioc.communication [at] unesco.org
Opening: October 15, 2020
Closing: January 15, 2021

The first call for Decade Actions for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development is now open. To achieve the Ocean Decade vision, a wide range of partners will implement endorsed Decade Actions in the form of programmes, projects or activities over the next ten years.

Proponents of endorsed Decade Actions will have the opportunity to join a global effort that builds on decades of achievement in ocean science. There will be opportunities to create new collaborations across disciplines, geographies and generations, as well as opportunities to access new sources of support.

This Call for Decade Actions is the first of series that will launched as part of the Ocean Decade and it focuses specifically on:

  • large-scale, multi-country, transformative Decade programmes; and
  • large-scale contributions of in-kind or financial resources for Decade Actions or coordination costs.

Programmes or contributions that will enhance the sustainability of ocean science, including infrastructure or individual or institutional capacity, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcome in response to this call. Actions in any part of the world are welcome, and there is no limitation on who can submit a request for endorsement.

To learn more about the call and to submit a request, please visit the Ocean Decade website via the link below.

The Call will be open until 15 January 2021.  an online Q&A session will be held on 6 November 2020. Please visit the Ocean Decade website to register for this session.