Goal 14: Life Below Water

Musician Cody Simpson to be named ‘Ocean Advocate’ for UN development agency

To mark World Oceans Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will name Australian musician Cody Simpson as its first-ever Ocean Advocate to help raise awareness of the crucial role the ocean plays in the health of the planet and people.

2018-04-22T11:52:22-04:0008 Jun 2017|Goal 14: Life Below Water, News|

Working together, ‘we can ensure that our oceans remain healthy as our blue home’ – UN chief

The future of the planet’s oceans is burdened by threats such as climate change, pollution and destructive fishing practices – and the lack of capacities to address these threats – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has said, calling for joint global action to ensure “that our oceans are peaceful, safe and bountiful, and remain healthy as our blue home.”