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Session timing: 2-5pm (SA Time)/ 9-12 am (BR Time) Date: Thursday, November 23rd Find the programme here Live streaming here
The All-Atlantic Ocean Research and Innovation Alliance Forum, co-organised by the South African Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission...
The Marine and Antarctic Research Centre for Innovation and Sustainability (MARiS), University of Cape Town, the Nansen Tutu Center for Marine Environmental Research, The Norwegian Ministry of Trade Industry and...
Dia 31 de maio, às 19h (GMT+1) A equipa do HUB SOA Garopaba gostaria de convidá-lo(a) a participar na SOA Lusofonia Community Call no dia 31 de maio às 15h. Um evento on-line no Zoom para...
African Conference on Priority Setting for UN Decade

African Conference on Priority Setting for UN Decade

Event date: 10 – 12 May 2022

African Conference on Priority Setting & Partnership Development for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development


  • The “African kick-off Conference for the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, organized by the Government of Egypt (through the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries) and UNESCO (through the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States), will serve as a platform for the launch of the UN Decade (2021-2030) in Africa. Over 1000 practitioners, academics, researchers, students and stakeholders are expected to attend the three-day (on line) event which be held from 10 – 12 May 2022
  •  It will also bring energy to the Decade of African Seas and Oceans (2015-2025) by providing impetus for development of ocean sciences, technology and innovation necessary for the harnessing the Sustainable Blue Economy in Africa as outlined in the African Union’s Agenda 2063 (“The Africa We want”) and the 2050 African Integrated Maritime Strategy (2050 AIM Strategy).
  •  The conference will provide a forum to take stock of status of ocean science and technology in the region, deliberate on how ocean sciences in Africa should be supported or reorganized to deliver the required societal outcomes, and seek interest and commitment of the oceanographic community to deliver on a number of directions of research which are critical for ocean sustainable management.

More info HERE.