United Nations
Educational Manual Linking Oceans to the SDGs
by Royal Academy of Science International Trust (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
RASIT, with experts and partners in collaboration with UNITAR will develop an educational manual, including best practices, for Member States, Intergovernmental Organizations, NGOs, the private sector and academic institutions, that will provide latest information about SDG 14 and its relation to the 16 other SDGs.
Progress reports
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Research capacity development
  • Data access and sharing
  • Training and professional development
  • Scientific cooperation
  • Actions that support SIDS and LDCs
March 2018
First meeting of the group of experts
May 2019
Launching of the Educational Manual
November 2018
First draft of manual prepared for editing
September 2017
Selection of experts from each UN region
Staff / Technical expertise
RASIT associates and staff
In-kind contribution
Time and communication among RASIT, UN entities and relevant sectors
Basic information
Time-frame: September 2017 - May 2019
Royal Academy of Science International Trust UNITAR
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Nisreen El-Hashemite, Her Royal Highness Princess Dr., info@rasit.org, 917-503-3868
Rutherford, New Jersey
Other SDGs
United Nations