United Nations Ocean Conference Current Affairs, GK & News
Recently, the United Nations had hosted the first large-scale ocean conference devoted for protecting and saving the oceans. The Ocean Conference is a United Nations Conference of world community to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The conference served as a platform for the world community to discuss innovative ways to sustainably use ....Read More
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address high-level segment of “One Ocean Summit” on February 11, 2022, through a video message. Key Facts The summit will also be addressed by several other heads of states and governments from the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and Canada. PM Modi will address the Summit at ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO recently announced that it has finished mapping one-fifth of the world ocean floor under the Seabed 2030 Project. The Seabed 2030 project was launched in 2017 at the United Nations Ocean Conference to survey the ocean floor. Highlights When the project was launched in 2017, only 6% of the oceans was mapped ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The first Sustainable Blue Economy Conference was held in Nairobi, capital of Kenya. It was organized by Kenya and cohosted by Japan and Canada. The theme of this conference was ‘The Blue Economy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.’ Sustainable Blue Economy Conference This conference was held on momentum of UN’s 2030 Agenda for ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Topics: Blue economy • Environment • Indian Ocean • Indian-Ocean Rim Association • Kenya • Ministry of Shipping • Nairobi • Natural environment • Ocean pollution • Sagar Mala project • Structure • Sustainability • Sustainable Blue Economy Conference • Sustainable Development • Sustainable Development Goals • United Nations Ocean Conference • world wildlife fund
The World Oceans Day (WOD) is a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future. It is observed every year on June 8 to provide an opportunity to take personal and community action to conserve the ocean and its resources. The 2018 conservation action theme is “Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions ..
The 2017 United Nations Ocean Conference was a United Nations conference sought to mobilize action for the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources. The conference served as a platform for the world community to discuss innovative ways to sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development. It was the first large-scale ocean conference ..
Topics: Marine conservation • Natural environment • Nature • Ocean pollution • Sustainability • Sustainable Development Goals • United Nations Ocean Conference • United Nations-Oceans • World Oceans Day
India will be the global host of 2018 World Environment Day (WED), which is scheduled to be held on June 5, 2018. The theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” urges governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together and explore sustainable alternatives and urgently reduce the production and excessive use of single-use plastic polluting our oceans, damaging ..