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TWG3 - International ocean research, data and knowledge

This Thematic Working Group (TWG) Strengthening international ocean research, data and knowledge focuses on how the EU can provide leadership to further advance the role of science in international ocean governance particularly within the framework of the upcoming UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021 – 2030). Strong international cooperation is needed to support ocean research, develop shared data frameworks, improve earth and ocean observation systems, and strengthen ocean science-policy interfaces to support actions in tackling threats to ocean health, their cumulative impacts, and realizing the potential of the sustainable blue economy.

Discussion paper   iog-discussions-paper-twg3_rev.pdf

More information about this thematic working group can be downloaded here: PDF icon iog-twg3-v1.pdf

The operational guidelines can be found here: PDF icon iog-operational_guidelines-v1.pdf

For more information on the IOG Forum event and logistical questions, please contact: IOG-Forum@fresh-thoughts.eu

Content related questions can be sent to EU-Ocean-Governance-Forum@ec.europa.eu

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Online workshops of the IOG Forum

Workshops were held online in June and July 2020 with the aim of bringing together small groups of experts to discuss solutions and opportunities addressing key International Ocean Governance

Last update: 16/07/20

Targeted consultation

What’s next for the future of our ocean? Consultation on international ocean governance

Last update: 16/07/20

Thematic Working Group (TWG) 2: Reducing pressure on the ocean and seas and creating the conditions for a sustainable blue economy

The Thematic Working Group (TWG) Reducing pressure on the ocean and seas and creating the conditions for a sustainable blue economy will focus on how the international ocean governance framework is

Last update: 15/04/20

Thematic Working Group (TWG) 1: Improving the international ocean governance framework

The Thematic Working Group (TWG) Improving the international ocean governance framework focuses on key opportunities and points of action in which the EU can play a leading role to strengthen intern

Last update: 15/04/20

International Ocean Governance Forum- Thematic Working Group webinars - April 22-24, 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to change the format of the International Ocean Governance (IOG) Forum, originally scheduled for 22-24 April in Brussels. Ocean governance cannot wait for viruses to stop from spreading. To do justice to the importance of the subject, we didn’t cancel or postpone the meeting but partially moved to a digital format. 

Start date: 22/04/2020 - 14:00
Last update: 23/01/20

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