UN Ocean Conference

Dates: June 27, 2022 - July 1, 2022

Location: Lisbon, Portugal (in person)

The second UN Ocean Conference, which the Covid-19 pandemic postponed from 2020 to this year, will be held in Lisbon between June 27 and July 1, co-hosted by Portugal and Kenya and where the international community will try to push for the adoption of “innovative science-based solutions” for the sustainable management of the oceans, including combating water acidification, pollution, illegal fishing and loss of habitats and biodiversity. The purpose of the UN Ocean Conference is to provide an accountability mechanism for tracking progress towards SDG14 focused on the conservation and sustainable management of ocean resources. The conference will include delegates from Member States and participants from civil society, academia, and the private sector.