Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit

On the occasion of World Oceans Day, 8th of June, UNESCO's Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission will host the first Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit, in partnership with Ocean Wise, EuroGOOS and Experiential Atelier.
This exclusive edition will celebrate the successes of the Ocean Literacy community worldwide and explore them as an essential tool for the transformation of scientific knowledge into action.

Discover how, as part of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), Ocean Literacy is essential to advance sustainable production practices and promote a more responsible citizenry.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 08.06.2020 11:00 local time
End 08.06.2020 14:00 local time
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Focal point Santoro, Francesca
Contact Francesca Santoro (
Country Worldwide
City Online
Venue Online
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Language of Event English
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Link 1 Link to participate in Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit
Link 2 UN World Oceans Day Online Portal
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