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EMSO Conference: preparing for UN Decade of Ocean Science


  • 12 Feb 2020 to 14 Feb 2020

EMSO ERIC, the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water-column Observatory Research Infrastructure Consortium organizes EMSO Conference: preparing for UN Decade of Ocean Science (February 12-14 2020, Athens).

The conference aims to offer an international scientific framework to increase the coordination and the effectiveness of international cooperation worldwide, contributing to the improvement of the conditions for sustainable development and fulfilment of societal needs, increasing the awareness of the importance of the Ocean’s health.

The main conference themes are:

  • Ocean Health and Biodiversity;
  • Climate change;
  • Hazards (natural and anthropogenic);
  • Blue economy.

Jan-Bart Calewaert from EMODnet secretariat will present in the session ‘Cooperation for a sustainable development of the Oceans’ on February 12 2020.