Supporting the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development




2020 UN Ocean Conference

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2020 United Nations World Oceans Day Event

World Oceans Day Messages of the Secretary-General and the President of the General Assembly

Calendar of meetings


OCEANS AND THE LAW OF THE SEA IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
 

United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process

Reports of the Secretary-General

General Assembly resolutions

Other General Assembly documents

Official Records of the General Assembly 

A Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects

Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (General Assembly resolution 72/249)

Preparatory Committee established by General Assembly resolution 69/292: Development of an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction

THEMES

Marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction

Ocean noise: peer-reviewed scientific studies

Ecosystem approaches

Oceans and climate change

Piracy

2020 Workshop to discuss the implementation of measures to address the impacts of bottom fishing on vulnerable marine ecosystems and the long-term sustainability of deep sea fish stocks

THE DIVISION, ITS FUNCTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

H.S. Amerasinghe Fellowship

TRAIN-SEA-COAST

United Nations - The Nippon Foundation Fellowship Programme

United Nations - The Nippon Foundation Critical Needs Programme

United Nations The Nippon Foundation Thematic Programme

UN-NF Programmes: Responding to the impacts of COVID-19.

Technical Assistance

United Nations publications prepared by the Division

Study - Available assistance to and measures that may be taken by developing States

8 June - World Oceans Day

INTER-AGENCY COOPERATION AND COORDINATION

UN-Oceans

 

Maritime space: legislation and treaties (database)

UN ATLAS OF THE OCEANS

Links relevant to oceans and the law of the sea

Press Releases

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