Upcoming events


JPI Oceans Management Board meeting

The 21st meeting of the JPI Oceans Management Board will take place in Stockholm, Sweden. 

The Board will, among other items, discuss JPI Oceans' ongoing and planned Actions, work on the revision of JPI Oceans' strategy, reflect on the latest developments of Horizon Europe, and strengthen the bonds with the host, the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (FORMAS).

The Management Board meets twice a year to discuss the ongoing activities of JPI Oceans and to plan for the future. Each member country is represented in the board.

European Maritime Day 2020

The European Maritime Day (EMD) Conference and Expo is the annual two-day event during which Europe’s maritime community meet to network, discuss and forge joint action on maritime affairs and sustainable blue economy. This year, the Conference will be hosted in Cork, Ireland. 

EMD 2020 is organised jointly by the European Commission, the City of Cork and Our Ocean Wealth Summit. It will be celebrated on 14 and 15 May 2020 in Cork City Hall together with Our Ocean Wealth’ (OOW), Ireland’s flagship annual event for the marine sector and will be held back-to-back with the ‘SeaFest’, Ireland’s largest free family-friendly maritime celebration.

Registration deadline: 10 May 2020

For more information & registration, visit the European Commission website


2020 UN Ocean Conference

The 2020 UN Ocean Conference is one of the first milestones of the newly launched Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals, and will aim to drive science-based innovative solutions for global ocean action

The 2020 UN Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is strengthening its efforts to mobilize, create and drive solutions to realize the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. As one of the first milestones of the newly launched Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals, the Conference will propel science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action.


More information on the UN Ocean Conference website

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