Strengthening the Science-Policy Interface for Ocean Sustainability


The UN Office of Legal Affairs, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, has the honour to invite you to the Webinar on "Strengthening the Science-Policy Interface for Ocean Sustainability", organized in cooperation with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, in connection with the release of the Second World Ocean Assessment (WOA II), the start of the third cycle of the Regular Process (2021-2025), and the start of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030).

The Webinar will be held remotely via MS Teams on Monday, 1 March from 9 AM to 11 AM (EST).

The objective of this webinar is to raise awareness of the importance of the science-policy interface for ocean governance at all levels, showcase links between the science-policy interface and society including ocean users, and reinforce the understanding of the role of citizen science, as well as traditional, indigenous and local knowledge in strengthening the science-policy interface.

Date and Location

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:00am to 11:00am