The Ocean University Initiative was initiated by the Breton communities. It is implemented by the University of Brest (UBO) with the aim of creating the conditions for the establishment of a United Nations University institute dedicated to the ocean and coasts, and with the means of carrying out prefiguration actions in three fields: research, training and communication.


Hydrothermal chimneys - Ifremer

Resumption of BBNJ negotiations in New York

August, 28 2019
Denis Bailly's speech, UNESCO headquarters, Paris, JUNE 12 2019C.GUILLOU


June, 13 2019

Our Policy Brief on #NFVOcean and the #OceanDecade is now available in french! Our member @UnivMarines has translated the original document, launched late last year. You can find the translated version here: https://www.universites-marines.fr/fr/EMB_PB6_2019_Recommendations_Ocean_Decade_FR_Webv2.pdf and the original here: https://www.marineboard.eu/publications/navigating-future-v-recomendations-ocean-decade

#COP26 has been postponed due to #COVID19.

This decision has been taken jointly by the COP Bureau of the @UNFCCC with the UK and partners Italy.

Tackling climate change remains a key priority for the UK and the international community.


[OCEAN LITERACY] @Frontiers Journal published a new article: "Connecting People to Their Oceans". This Research Topic, co-authored by @fransantorina, focuses on the issues and options for effective #OceanLiteracy worldwide. ▶️ http://ow.ly/yREI50yXqKX

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