The list below consists of mainly external events, relevant for EU4OceanObs and involving the participation of the EU action coordinators of the GEO Blue Planet Initiative and/or G7 Future of the Seas & Oceans Initiative.

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Towards an integrated Global Environment Monitoring System for Oceans – Aspiring to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 14: to “Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”

The GEMS/Oceans event is a “kick-off” session at the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021 – Future Earth) and will discuss and appraise cutting edge approaches for assessing the state of the ocean globally and also offer an opportunity to influence the way forward. As an interactive session it will encourage inputs from its partners, stakeholders, and audience, with the scope to provide a background and conceptual framework for the co-design of a Global Oceans Monitoring System that aims to be innovative and transformational.

The speaker line up includes Pierre Bahurel, representing Mercator Ocean International and the Copernicus Marine Service. Maria Hood, the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans EU Coordinator a, hosted by Mercator Ocean International as part of EU4OceanObs, will participate in a panel session.

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UNEP GEMS series

UNEP GEMS is a three-part exploration of different Global Environmental Monitoring Systems (GEMS) for the Earth’s vital shared resources – Water, Air and Oceans. These three sessions will explore the opportunities and challenges across time, space and political boundaries.