In a rallying call to ocean enthusiasts, The Scuba News invites readers to seize the opportunity to register for the highly anticipated 2024 Ocean Decade Conference. This global gathering is set to chart the course for the next six years of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, culminating in a three-day event from 10-12 April 2024.
Hosted by Spain and co-organized with UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC/UNESCO), this conference promises to be a landmark occasion for stakeholders from diverse backgrounds, including governments, maritime sectors, philanthropy, universities, private sectors, NGOs, and more. The scenic coastal city of Barcelona will play host to a week-long celebration, commencing on 8 April and leading up to the conference’s grand finale.
Participants will be immersed in discussions and reflections on the accomplishments of the first three years of the Ocean Decade, setting the stage for collaborative efforts in shaping a shared vision for the future. The conference, a key moment in the Ocean Decade journey, will provide a platform for tangible strides towards a sustainable planet.
Expressing gratitude to the ocean enthusiasts who have shown tremendous enthusiasm, the organizers extend a warm invitation to take the next step – submitting a registration request. The deadline for registration is set for 10 February 2024, 23:59h UTC. It’s a date not to be missed for those eager to contribute to the future of our oceans.
With an expected surge in demand, prospective participants are advised to await confirmation of their registration before making any travel arrangements, considering the limited number of available spots at the conference venue.
As champions of the Ocean Decade, participants will play a crucial role in shaping the destiny of our oceans. The Scuba News encourages readers to dive into this opportunity, demonstrating unwavering dedication to the cause.
Join us in Barcelona and be a part of the transformative journey towards a sustainable and thriving planet.