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10 April 2024: 2024 Ocean Decade Conference

The UN Ocean Decade Conference will be held in Barcelona, 10-12 April 2024

11 March 2024: Opportunity for ECRs and ECOPs: The Role of Seabed Mapping in Ocean Science

The Royal Society to co-host an event showcasing the work of early career ocean professionals (ECOPs) on the role of Seabed Mapping in Ocean Science: Deadline for Applicants 7th February

10 November 2023: MEDIN: New UK Contribution to the UN Ocean Decade

The Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) to support the OceanData - 2030 Decade Programme

15 October 2023: Call for Decade Actions No 6 Opened

Call for Decade Actions 06/2023 launched to support co-design of new Decade Actions in Africa and Caribbean SIDS. There are different deadlines for submission, depending on the type of Action to be submitted.

31 August 2023: Decade Call No 5 Closed

UN Ocean Decade Calls open every 6 months. Call No. 05/2023 opened on 15th April 2023 and closes on 31st August 2023.

8 June 2023: New Chair for Ocean Decade UK

We are happy to announce the appointment of Dr Matt Frost as new Chair of the UK NDC and the launch of our website.

13 April 2023: Chair Opportunity (Closed)

In 2023, the position of a Committee Chair for the UK NDC was advertised across national Ocean Science communities. A new Chair has now been appointed.

29 September 2021: Call for volunteers (Closed)

In 2021, the IWG of the Marine Science Coordination Committee called for volunteers to join the UK's National Decade Committee (NDC) to support the UK's contribution to the UN Ocean Decade. The UK's NDC was established in 2022.