Regional Kick-Off Conference on the UN Decade of Ocean Science

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission and the Government of Egypt, through the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries (NIOF) are organizing the “Regional Kick-Off Conference for the UN Decade for Ocean Science for Sustainable Development for Africa and the Adjacent Island States”, 13–15 December 2021 in hybrid format (online with limited physical presence in Alexandria, Egypt).

The conference will provide a forum to take stock of status of ocean science and technology in the region, deliberate on how ocean sciences in Africa should be supported and focused on delivering the required societal outcomes of the Decade, and seek interest and commitment of the oceanographic community to embark on a number of directions of research which are critical for the ocean sustainable management.


The registration link for the pre-conference workshops: