The Third UN Ocean Conference (UNOC) will convene in Nice, France, in June 2025. The Governments of France and Costa Rica will co-chair the Conference, which aims to generate transformative action and provide solutions the ocean needs, supported by ocean science and funding for SDG 14 (life below water).
The UNOC Co-Chairs have invited inputs from civil society organizations (CSOs) to share feedback and expectations for the event. CSOs are invited to respond to “a call to all the voices of the ocean” by participating in a global consultation that is open until 15 June 2023. CSOs are invited to respond to five questions to inform the organization and deliverables of the Conference.
In June 2024, Costa Rica will host a stakeholder meeting.
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dates: 16-20 June 2025 [tentative]
location: Nice, Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur, France