United Nations Ocean Conference 2022, 27th June - 1st July, Lisbon
31. August 2022
IOI partnered with various organisations for two Side Events; Submitted a third Voluntary Commitment to further contribute in achieving SDG14 and submitted a written statement together with the ECOP Programme.

IOI Contributes to achieving SDG14 through Voluntary Commitments
30. August 2022
A third Voluntary Commitment submitted by IOI at the second UN Ocean Conference.

Written Statement submitted jointly  to the 2022 UN Ocean Conference by the IOI and ECOP Programme
29. August 2022
The IOI along with the ECOP Programme, strongly believes in the unique role of ECOPs and the need to provide them with greater engagement and capacity building opportunities if we wish to fulfil the vision of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

IOI@50 Celebrations: IOI South Africa online event “Showcasing IOI in Africa”, 4th August 2022
28. August 2022
Read the report on the event by the Director of IOI South Africa, Judy Beaumont.

IOI NETWORK EVENTS FOR WORLD OCEANS DAY, 8th June 2022; REVITALIZATION: Collective Action for the Ocean
27. August 2022
Read about and view photos of the events organised by the IOI Centres and Focal Points around the world for World Oceans Day.

Some thoughts on the recent WTO Fisheries Subsidies Agreement, June 2022, Dr A Behnam, Honorary President, IOI
26. August 2022
The long-awaited multilateral negotiated agreement on fisheries subsidies was reached on 20 June 2022 at the World Trade Organization (WTO).

REGISTRATIONS OPEN: Nigeria, Pakistan, Portugal; SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED: Singapore, Egypt; LAUNCH of the Ocean Academy in Pakistan and South Africa
25. August 2022
Learn more and register for the upcoming IOI Ocean Academy Programmes. Read reports on two more successfully delivered programmes and the launch the Ocean Academy in two more countries.

IOI@50: Presentation of a token of appreciation from IOI to HE George Vella, President of Malta; 17th June 2022
08. July 2022
During a ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Malta, the IOI Honorary President Dr Awni Behnam – via video message – conveyed to HE George Vella, President of Malta, the IOI’s recognition and appreciation for hosting the IOI HQ over the first fifty years of its existence.

IOI@50 Celebrations: 2022 Elisabeth Mann Borgese Ocean Lecture, 19th May, Dalhousie University, organised by IOI Canada
06. July 2022
After a two-year COVID hiatus, IOI Canada was excited to hold its first in-person event again with the 2022 Elisabeth Mann Borgese Ocean Lecture, organised in celebration of IOI’s 50th anniversary.

UN Ocean Conference, Lisbon; Highlight on Side Events with IOI participation
05. July 2022
As an organization in consultative status with ECOSOC, the IOI shall be represented at the UN Ocean Conference (UNOC) with a delegation of three persons. This builds on the IOI’s commitment to the process, which started with the first UNOC held in 2017 in New York.

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