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

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

BRS

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Convention on Wetlands

Ramsar Convention

CERN

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CERN

GEO Secretariat

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

Group on Earth Observations

GEO

Organization | Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

International Organization for Standardization

ISO

Organization | Non-Governmental and Business Organizations

MAVA Foundation

MAVA

Organization | Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Minamata Convention on Mercury

Organization | Thematic Platforms

SDG Lab

UNEP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

UNEP Chemicals and Health Branch

UNDP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Development Programme Office in Geneva

UNDP

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

UNECE

UNITAR

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNITAR

UNOG

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

United Nations Office at Geneva

UNOG

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

World Meteorological Organization

WMO

Organization | Intergovernmental Organizations

World Trade Organization

WTO

Experts

André Hoffmann

André Hoffmann is the President of MAVA Foundation.

Bruno Oberle

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

Carl Gustaf Lundin

Carl Gustaf Lundin is the Principal Marine and Polar Scientist at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Cyriaque N. Sendashonga

Cyriaque N. Sendashonga is the Global Director of the Policy and Programme Group at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Ivonne Higuero

Ivonne Higuero is the Secretary-General of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Jane Smart

Jane Smart is the Global Director of the Biodiversity Conservation Group and the Director of the Global Species Programme at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Jon Hutton

Jon Hutton is the Director of the Luc Hoffman Institute.

Juan Carlos Vasquez

Juan Carlos Vasquez is the Chief of Legal Affairs and Compliance at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Luca Chinotti

Luca Chinotti is a Senior Specialist in Multilateral Affairs at WWF.

Lynda Mansson

Lynda Mansson is the Director General of the MAVA Foundation.

Marco Lambertini

Marco Lambertini is the Director General of WWF International.

Otto Simonett

Otto Simonett is the Director of Zoï Environment Network.

Salman Hussain

Salman Hussain is the Coordinator of the The Economics Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB).

Sofie H. Flensborg

Sofie H. Flensborg is a Legal Officer at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).

Sonia Peña Moreno

Sonia Peña Moreno is the Coordinator of Global Biodiversity Policy and Governance at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Events

Learning

Learning | Online Course

MOOC | Marine Litter

26 Oct – 18 Dec 2020

UNEP

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