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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

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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