Lisbon, Portugal (JUNE 29, 2022) – Today, the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) welcomes the addition of a new member, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom has announced its shared ambition to sustainably manage 100% of the ocean area under their national jurisdiction. The announcement […]
The 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda articulates a vision for the world we want. A world that ensures no one is left behind, where everyone has access to nutritious food, renewable energy, clean air and water, opportunities for an education and decent work. Approximately 40% of the world’s population live adjacent to the ocean and are […]
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (9 May 2022) – Representatives from the 16 member countries of the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) came together for the 25th Member Representative meeting today. Co-chaired by the Prime Minister of Norway and the President of Palau, the Ocean Panel also includes Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, […]
Ocean Panel members convened at Glasgow COP26 to discuss the progress of the Ocean Panel’s agenda and have reaffirmed their commitment to take ambitious ocean-based climate action. A sustainable ocean economy can ensure that the ocean plays a vital role in tackling climate change. The Ocean Panel has issued a “Call to Ocean-Based Climate Action” and […]
GLASGOW (November 2, 2021) – Today, the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel) welcomes the addition of a new member, the United States of America. This announcement by the U.S.A. comes at a timely moment during COP26 and further highlights the role which the ocean and the ocean economy can play […]
Statement by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy at COP26 Statement by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy at COP26 We, the members of the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel), recognise that the health of the ocean, and the livelihoods and economies […]
BREST, FRANCE (11 February 2022) – Today, President Emmanuel Macron announced that France will become the newest member of the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy (Ocean Panel). The announcement was made at the One Ocean Summit, hosted by the Government of France, an international summit dedicated to the preservation of the ocean where Heads of State and Government, scientists, business and finance […]
Mexico’s Ocean Panel Sherpa Martha Delgado discusses the Ocean Panel, its vision for a Sustainable Ocean Economy and Mexico’s participation in Causa Natura’s podcast.
Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, lead author of the Special Report ‘The Ocean as a Solution for Climate Change: Five Opportunities for Action’ and Ocean Panel supporting member Peter Thomson, UN Special Envoy for the Ocean, calls for more efforts and resources towards impactful action to save coral reefs in this Guardian op-ed.
On 14 June, Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg invited French President Emmanuel Macron to join the Ocean Panel, which was met with a positive response.