30 January 2020
The webinars are part of the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships Project which is working to better understand and tackle the multi-sectoral challenge of biofouling and its impacts on marine biodiversity and the Sustainable Blue Economy.
23 October, 2019
OSLO –Healthy oceans guarantee productive livelihoods, food security and socio-economic benefits for the world’s small island developing states (SIDS). However, these benefits are being severely tested. The oceans today are severely affected by the climate crisis, over-fishing, pollution and biodiversity loss. New and transformative ocean partnerships are urgently required to support SIDS in building their resilience and coping with the challenges they face.
25 March 2019
NEW YORK – The tourism industry is progressively adopting business practices which attempt to balance environmental, social and economic impacts. In small island developing States, initiatives are being rolled out which brings governments, civil society and the private sector together to forge innovative solutions which marry profitability with social and environmental wellbeing.
25 July 2018
The WOC is honored to announce its most recent new members – Tian Sian Shipping Ltd of Singapore, a pioneer in ocean clean up, and the James Michel Foundation, established by the Former President of the Seychelles.