Endorsed Programs



typically global or regional in scale and will contribute to the achievement of one or more of the Ocean Decade Challenges. It is long-term (multi-year), interdisciplinary and will consist of component projects, and potentially enabling activities.


a discrete and focused undertaking. It may be regional, national or sub-national and it will typically contribute to an identified Decade programme.


a one-off standalone initiative (such as an awareness-raising event, a scientific workshop, or a training opportunity). It will enable a programme or project or directly contribute to an Ocean Decade Challenge.


supports the Decade through provision of a necessary resource (e.g. funding or an in-kind contribution). A contribution can support either the implementation of a Decade Action or the coordination costs of the Decade.

Call for action #1

66 programs and projects

Call for action #2

(under preparation)