3-9 August 2016 New York City, US
Seventh Meeting of the Regular Process for World Ocean Assessment

The seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Whole on the Regular Process (Regular Process) for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects (World Ocean Assessment), will convene from 3-9 August. The objective for the Regular Process is to improve understanding of the oceans and to develop a global mechanism for delivering science-based information to decision makers and the public. The Regular Process has met since 2011 and is responsible for the preparation of the World Ocean Assessment. A summary of the first Assessment was released in 2015.  

dates: 3-9 August 2016  
venue: UN Headquarters  
location: New York City, US  
contact: UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea  
phone: 212-963-3962  
fax: 212-963-5847  
e-mail: doalos@un.org  
www: http://www.un.org/depts/los/reference_files/calendar_of_meetings.htm

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