Water is essential for Earth. Oceans, lakes, seas, and rivers regulate temperatures, absorb carbon dioxide, sustain the livelihoods of billion of people, and host countless species of marine life. Achieving this objective requires bold action to reduce marine pollution and ocean acidification, to conserve and restore marine environments, to promote sustainable fishing, and to enforce efficiently the law of the sea.

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Organizations

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

CERN

Intergovernmental Organizations

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN

GEO Secretariat

Intergovernmental Organizations

Group on Earth Observations

GEO

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

International Organization for Standardization

ISO

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

MAVA Foundation

MAVA

Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

Oceana

Oceana

Thematic Platforms

SDG Lab

SDG Lab

UNEP

Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNDP

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Development Programme Office in Geneva

UNDP Geneva

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Office at Geneva

UNOG

Intergovernmental Organizations

World Meteorological Organization

WMO

Intergovernmental Organizations

World Trade Organization

WTO

Experts

Alice Tipping

Alice Tipping is Lead, Fisheries Subsidies at the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD).

Bruno Oberle

Bruno Oberle is the Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Daniel F. McGinnis

Daniel F. McGinnis is an Associate Professor at the Aquatic Physics Department F.-A. Forel of the University of Geneva.

David Morgan

David Morgan is the Chief of the Science Unit at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

David Vivas Eugui

David Vivas Eugui is a Legal Officer in the Trade, Environment, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Branch of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Dorsa Sheikholeslami

Dorsa Sheikholeslami is a Nature-based Solutions Programme Officer at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Lars Peter Riishøjgaard

Lars Peter Riishøjgaard is Deputy Director of the Infrastructure Department and Director of the WMO Integrated Observing System (WIGOS) Branch.

Minna Epps

Minna Epps is the Director of IUCN Ocean team.

Musonda Mumba

Musonda Mumba will be the seventh Secretary-General of the Convention on Wetlands, from October 2022.

Radhika Murti

Director, Global Ecosystem Management Programme

Sonia Peña Moreno

Sonia Peña Moreno is the Director of the International Policy Centre at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Trevor Sandwith

Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme.

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Course in Geneva

Environmental Governance & Policy-Making

14 Oct 2022

Maison de la Paix, The Geneva Graduate Institute

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Environment Affairs

08 Dec 2022

UNECE