All Atlantic 2021 Side Event : Marine Debris in the Atlantic Ocean

The event served to catalyse linkages, actions and coordination of stakeholders and scientists addressing the challenges of marine litter in countries across the Atlantic Ocean. Hosted by Dr Audrey Hasson, the GEO Blue Planet EU coordinator, supported by EU4OceanObs, this was an official side event at the All-Atlantic 2021 Conference, which took place from 2 – 4 June 2021. For more information, click here



Announcement of EU4OceanObs during the GEO Week 2020

Patrick Child, Deputy Director-General European Commission Research and Innovation and European Co-Chair of GEO: GEO Week 2020 Video Statement from the European Commission, including the announcement the EU4OceanObs, the EC’s Foreign Policy Instrument Action in support of ocean observations, implemented by Mercator Ocean International.


Pierre Bahurel, Director General of Mercator Ocean international: GEO Week 2020 Video Statement

During his statement, Pierre Bahurel, the Director General of Mercator Ocean International (MOi) made the case for the growing importance of the ocean in the new global economy and for Earth observation as its greatest asset. MOi was named a GEO participating organisation in 2019, and with the launch of EU4OceanObs in November 2020, MOi hosts the GEO Blue Planet European Office.