After the devastation of the second world war the world, on the cusp of history, looked towards a future where new paradigms and new governance models could be explored. A new paradigm for the ocean was in construction - no longer mare liberum, no longer mare clausum, and Elisabeth Mann Borgese, founder of the IOI, was at the centre of momentous events, along with other outstanding thinkers of the time.
Reflections on the Bridgetown Covenant and UNCTAD 15 outcomes: The role of knowledge-based institutions in achieving common aims through capacity development, 6th April 2022; Palais Des Nations, Geneva and Online
Organised as an event of the IOI’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations
This online training opportunity for Early Career Ocean Professionals built on the decades-long experience of the IOI in training career ocean practitioners and aimed at providing a basic interdisciplinary introduction to the concepts of Ocean governance, targeted to ECOPs hailing from countries bordering the seas of the African continent.
A session organised by the IOI as a special event of the 50th anniversary of the institute during the [VIRTUAL] INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MARINE SCIENCE and AQUACULTURE (vICOMSA);
8th March 2022, Online
The IOI Ocean Academy was launched as part of the IOI’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations with pilot courses in 2021 paving the way for a fully fledged launch of global academies in 2022 to mark this special year.
As part of the annual IOI Malta Training Course on Regional Ocean Governance, International Ocean Institute (IOI) together with the University of Malta organised a high-profile hybrid seminar to draw the limelight on the need for a more integrated approach to some of the most compelling challenges facing human societies today and to the urgency for action.
The 16th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements & Sustainable Cities (GFHS 2021) was organised again in virtual format, with the theme “Accelerate Green Transformation and Innovation towards Healthy, Resilient and Carbon-neutral Cities” between the 27th and 29th October.
IOI partnered with local company Computime to carry out an Ocean literacy and citizen science-style event where the aim was to combine the sharing of Ocean knowledge with the collection of scientific information by interested laypersons among Computime staff.