Survival at stake: Negotiations resume on an international legally binding instrument under UNCLOS
Liliana Rodriguez Cortes, Delegate of the IOI to the United Nations in New York, takes part in the Resumed Fifth Session of the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on an international legally binding instrument under UNCLOS on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.

UNEP and IOI sign a 4-year Memorandum of Understanding, 13 February 2023
The agreement provides a framework of cooperation to achieve the shared goals and objectives of UNEP and IOI.

The first book from the WORLD OCEAN REVIEW series of publications - LIVING WITH THE OCEANS - now available also in Japanese
Dr Kensuke Yamaguchi and his team at the University of Tokyo make the first World Ocean Review available to a new audience of Japanese-language readers.

IOI Canada recently delivered its first workshop specifically for Indigenous Peoples.

REGISTRATIONS OPEN: India; SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED Courses: South Africa, Pakistan, Singapore, India, Maldives, Turkey, Egypt

Colloquium on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the International Ocean Institute (IOI); 1972 - 2022
The year-long celebrations of the IOI’s 50th Anniversary came to a fitting close with a significant event hosted by HE George Vella, President of the Republic of Malta, at the Presidential Palace of San Anton in Malta.

Postage Stamps Commissioned to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of IOI

IOI Egypt celebrates the 50th Anniversary of IOI under the auspices of its host institute NIOF, 1st November, 2022
IOI Egypt, supported by host institute the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries of Egypt, NIOF, organised a special event to commemorate the IOI’s 50 years since its founding by Elisabeth Mann Borgese in 1972 and to recognise the input and dedication of key local persons over the years.

Webinar: Was 2022 truly the "Ocean Super Year" we hoped for?
The IOI in partnership with the ECOP Programme hosted this webinar in order to highlight the outcomes of the UN Ocean Conference, Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction and the latest reflections from COP27; followed by a debate with ECOPs and Ocean experts on whether 2022 was truly the Ocean Super Year we hoped for.

Special Seminar: Ocean Governance - A Legacy Interrupted
This seminar aimed to address global concerns regarding the current impasse in the sustainable management of the Ocean and how the future of Ocean governance depends on the effectiveness of holistic, cooperative management, and most importantly, urgent and sustained action to address complex marine issues.

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