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.
AfriGEO Symposium 2021Online Event
The AfriGEO symposium 2021 aims at providing a platform to begin enhance collaboration and integration by bringing together experts from the aforementioned spheres to discuss, unlock and activate the growth of African Industries in Earth Observation. This symposium [...]
Developing cooperation across GEO Activities to address marine hazards in AfricaOnline Event
An official side event of GEO Week 2021 Given that approximately 25% of Africa’s population live within 100 km of the coast, marine hazards pose increasing threats at local and regional levels. These include eutrophication, coastal flooding, marine [...]
#MarineData4Africa: Webinar and 2-day workshopOnline Event
After two successful international events in Asia and America, the #MarineData4Africa event will cater to users of ocean and coastal data working in Africa. Through this event, the European- funded Copernicus Marine Service aims to engage with the [...]
The #OceanChallenge4Africa hackathon will take place fully online from 8 to 10 April 2022, bringing together participants to find solutions to address challenges in coastal and marine environments in Africa. Teams will be invited to create innovative and [...]
All Atlantic Data 2030 – African Data Infrastructures & Stakeholder ForumOnline Event
Official side-event of the All-Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance 2022 Forum, co-hosted by the United States and Brazil, in collaboration with the European Commission, over two events between May and July 2022.
15th EUMETSAT User Forum in AfricaDar es Salaam , Tanzania, United Republic of
Taking place every two years, the Forum serves to facilitate the use of EUMETSAT satellite data throughout the continent in collaboration with African partners. Session 4 on 14 September will focus on the Blue Economy, addressing marine and great lake satellite applications.
Ocean Innovation AfricaCape Town, South Africa
Ocean Innovation Africa is a platform that showcases African ocean-impact initiatives and brings together international changemakers for the growth of an equitable and sustainable ocean economy in Africa