Bringing the Ocean to Society
22 Apr 2019
Join UNESCO to celebrate women in ocean science at the next World Oceans Day 2019
Participate by sending a short video of female scientists whose work support the conservation of the 49 UNESCO’s World Heritage marine sites.

UNESCO’s World Heritage Marine Programme and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC) are joining forces to:

You can participate by sending a short video of a woman scientist highlighting her invaluable work in support of the conservation of the 49 marine sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. 

The best films will be featured on World Oceans Day, 8 June 2019, at UNESCO HQ and through their social media worldwide. Deadline for submitting videos is Friday 10 May.

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This year, the theme for World Oceans Day is “Gender and the Ocean”, an opportunity to explore the gender dimension of humankind’s relationship with the ocean. Gender equality is also one of the six main pilars or Responsible Research and Innovation, has addressed in the last three years by the H2020-funded MARINA project.