The early years: Elisabeth Mann-Borgese and the UNCLOS Narrative
17. May 2022
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.

IOI hybrid side-event during  UNCTAD’s 4th Oceans Forum on Trade-Related Aspects of Sustainable Development Goal 14
IOInforma · 02. May 2022
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

IOI Training Workshop on  Basic Concepts of Ocean Governance for Early Career Ocean Practitioners,  with a focus on the African Seas
IOInforma · 01. May 2022
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.

Challenges of Sustainable Blue Economy in Marine Trade, Science and Aquaculture
IOInforma · 30. April 2022
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

Two More Successfully Completed  IOI Ocean Academy Courses
IOInforma · 29. April 2022
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.

Preview of some IOI Network   preparations for  World Oceans Day 8th June 2022
IOInforma · 28. April 2022
The full reporting on all events will feature in the World Oceans Day Special edition of the IOInforma

Economic Valuation of Coastal Ecosystems
IOInforma · 27. April 2022
Organised by the IOI Focal Point in INDONESIA; Online; 9th March, 2022

Hybrid Special Seminar: Ocean - Climate - Biodiversity: Code Red for Humanity
25. November 2021
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.

IOI moderated Thematic Session 2B: A Sustainable Blue Economy to Support  the Green Transformation of Cities
IOInforma · 28. October 2021
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 HQ partnered with Maltese company Computime  for a CSR/Ocean Literacy/Citizen Science outreach beach event
IOInforma · 23. September 2021
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.