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Strengthening regional cooperation to support implementation of SDG 14
by European Union (Government)
The European Union (EU) commits to strengthening regional cooperation to support implementation of SDG 14 in contribution to strengthened regional ocean governance in the forthcoming period. In this regard, EUR 400,000 was provided to UNEP Regional Seas Programme to deliver, in cooperation with relevant partners, a comprehensive report on the best practices of institutional cooperation and policy-interactions, guidance for policy-makers in support of implementation of ocean-related Agenda 2030.
Progress reports
14.1
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
14.2
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
14.3
Minimize and address the impacts of ocean acidification, including through enhanced scientific cooperation at all levels
Type of commitment
14.5
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
14.7
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
14.a
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
14.c
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want
Type of commitment
2017
Strengthened regional cooperation to support implementation of SDG14
2017
Report on the best practices of institutional cooperation and policy inter-actions, guidance for policy makers in support of implementation of ocean related Agenda 2030
2017
Technical support provided to countries for the coherent application of ecosystem management tools, methodologies and global and regional policy frameworks to sustain coastal and marine ecosystem services and productivity
Financing (in USD)
447,000 USD
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 - 2017
Partners
European Union, UNEP Regional Seas Programme
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, delegation-new-york@eeas.europa.eu, +1 (212) 292 8600
Brussels, Belgium
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