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Celebrating World Oceans Day at the 18th World Meteorological Congress June 07 2019 @ 9:00 AM - June 12 2019 @ 6:00 PM

World Oceans Day 2019 falls in the middle of the 18th World Meteorological Congress, the World Meteorological Organisation’s major decision-making conference held every 4 years held at the Centre International de Conventions in Geneva. This year, oceans feature strongly on the Congress Agenda, as do gender perspectives; so it is an opportunity to weave the World Oceans Day theme throughout the session, raising awareness of inclusive approaches to working with our oceans to WMO’s 193 members.

Tunisie, les rendez-vous de la mer

La Saison Bleue - édition II May 07 2019 @ 12:00 AM - September 21 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Née en Tunisie d’une initiative de la société civile et partagée par quelques passionnés du sujet maritime, la Saison Bleue vise à rassembler de juin à septembre, sous un même label, près de 200 initiatives et manifestations mettant en valeur l’exceptionnel potentiel maritime de la Tunisie.

La Saison Bleue propose en trois mois un véritable circuit culturel, scientifique, économique, touristique, qui s’adressera directement à un public estimé à 2 voire 3 millions de personnes.

Car la Tunisie bleue, c’est :

Harbor Front in Ponta Delgada

Peace Boat visits Ponta Delgada, Portugal, to celebrate World Oceans Day May 31 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

On May 31, Peace Boat’s Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors will visit Ponta Delgada, in the Azores Islands, an archipelago in the mid-Atlantic. They will be welcomed by professors, researchers and students of the University of Azores specialising in marine biology, marine botany, and ecology. Meeting onboard Peace Boat’s ship, there will be an opportunity for the youth to exchange experiences and discuss with local students the impact of climate change on the Azores islands and their own islands.

View of Tangier Old City from the harbour

Peace Boat visits Tangier, Morocco, to celebrate World Oceans Days May 28 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

On May 28, Peace Boat’s Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors will take part in a series of activities co-organized by Atlas for Development, SDG Youth Morocco and 2063 Academy with support from the Moroccan government which hosted the UN Climate Negotiations (COP22) in 2016. The highlight of the day will be a High-Level Panel on Climate Change and the SDGs held onboard Peace Boat’s vessel with representatives from the Moroccan government, civil society and diplomatic Ambassadors as well as youth leaders from Morocco together with the youth from the island states.

University of Malta

Peace Boat visits Malta to celebrate World Oceans Day May 24 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

To celebrate World Oceans Day, Peace Boat will start the third edition of the Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassadors Programme in Malta on May 24. The group of youth from the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Caribbean will board the ship in Valletta. The youth will visit the University of Malta to meet students and professors for an interactive session covering various aspects of climate and ocean governance best practice. They will focus on ocean and climate literacy, marine litter, climate ocean nexus, awareness building among children and the youth.

Du Littoral aux abysses : beauté et fragilité d'un monde sous-marin

Du Littoral aux abysses : beauté et fragilité d'un monde sous-marin June 08 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

A l’initiative de l’Accord RAMOGE, avec son partenaire le Centre Permanent d’Initiatives pour l’Environnement Iles de Lérins et Pays d’Azur (CPIE), et de la Ville de Cannes, une journée de sensibilisation « Du littoral aux abysses » se tiendra le 8 juin à Cannes, à l’occasion de la journée mondiale des Océans. Cet évènement permettra de sensibiliser le grand public à la beauté et à la fragilité du monde sous-marin.

Tiny Heroes of Our Sea - A Documentary on Brunei's Marine Life May 09 2019 @ 12:00 AM - July 08 2019 @ 12:00 AM

The theme for World Oceans Day 2019 is ‘Together we can protect and restore our ocean’. In conjunction with the event, Brunei will be seeing a number of initiatives driven to create awareness on plastic pollution. The Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation has recently launched a No Plastic Day Everyday campaign during Earth Day 2019 and a promotional video has been made to spread this awareness. There are also many social enterprises and NGOs pressing for similar issues.

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