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Updates & New Voluntary Commitments
Progress update
Mangrove Partnership Reporting Online Platform, #OceanAction23237
HIV/AIDS ( UNAIDS ) Human Rights voluntary reporting: Indigenous Training Programme voluntary reporting ( # Ocean Action 23237 ) may wish to establish mechanisms to monitor and evaluate the implementation of these towards the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of nation [more]
Progress update
International Network for Multi‐Hazard Early Warning Systems (IN‐MHEWS) and Global Meteo-Alert System , #OceanAction23965
Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference (MHEWC) on 22-23, May 2017\

Over 400 practitioners from a wide variety of institutional and technical backgrounds convened in Cancun, Mexico, for two days at the MHEWC immediately prior to the Fifth Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico.

The major contributions of the [more]
Progress update
Responding to El Niño: Improving International Coordination for Improved Early Warning, #OceanAction15659
Responding to El Nio: Improving International Coordination for Improved Early Warning- ENSO-neutral conditions established since January 2017

WMO circulated the regular updated reports and products to Members and related international organizations through the relevant websites on El Nio and its impacts. In the meantime, an effort on coor [more]
Progress update
Stop plastic bags in the Mediterranean Area, #OceanAction15599
Legambiente is pursuing the commitment to promote the strong need to spread the plastic bags ban to all the Mediterranean countries to prevent the pollution of this specific item in the Mediterranean sea. Since 2015 all the Mediterranean organization involved in the Clean up the Med campaign are monitoring beach litter following a common monitoring [more]
New Commitment
Closed Loop Ocean Funding Mechanism, #OceanAction24196
Closed Loop Oceans is designed to fund waste management and recycling solutions in Southeast Asia, with a focus on investments to improve collection, sorting and recycling markets that prevent plastics from entering the environment. Nearly half of the plastic that flows into the ocean every year an estimated eight million metric tons escapes f [more]
New Commitment
Concept Design of Robotic Solar Powered Barges to Filter and Remove Oceanic Plastic, #OceanAction24152
A realistic and feasible solution to clean up the trillions of pieces of plastic garbage now building in massive Ocean Gyres around the World. Envisage a fleet of Solar Robotic Barges (SRBs) perpetually sailing between Oceanic Plastic Garbage Gyres and processing ports established as close as possible. The SRBs are guided by a combination of [more]
New Commitment
Watertrek , #OceanAction24104
Watertrek is a franco-british association founded by French Actress Sverine VASSELIN that aims to raise awareness on the need to protect aquatic ecosystems. Its work is structured around 3 main missions and poles: - TO EDUCATE (producing Creative Ocean Literacy Contents, using theater & fiction to inspire), - TO INITIATE (offering Paddle [more]
New Commitment
Renewable Energy from Coral and Karstic Formation, #OceanAction24052
The objective is to promote awareness of the ongoing campaign against global warming and climate change, contribute to the scientific solution on issues related to ocean action and most specifically, in coral reef protection The objective may extend to discoveries of innovative solution in energy generation, conversion and storage within the oce [more]
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