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Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Oceans Day

Each year, between mid-May and early June, UNESCO celebrates three international days focused on subjects that are as vital as …

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8 June is World Oceans Day!

By its resolution 63/111 of 5 December 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 8 June as World Oceans Day. The …

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May is the Month of the Ocean (MOO)!

This year, we celebrate MOO with the theme, “Protect and Restore Ecosystems and Biodiversity.” The theme was adopted from UNESCO’s …

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NCMS, UP-MSI hold 2020 Webinar Series on Philippine Seas

UNACOM forged partnership with the University of the Philippines – Marine Science Institute (UP-MSI) to conduct a Webinar Series on …

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NCMS Kicks Off its preparations for the un decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030)

With the United Nations General Assembly proclamation of the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (also referred to as …

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Philippines hosts the 12th Inter-Governmental Session of the IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC-XII)

The importance and value of coral reef systems to provide ecosystem services and products to humans and the planet is …

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NCMS supports UP-MSI’s Proposed Regional Training Research Center

In 2017, the NCMS, through UNACOM, proposed to establish a dedicated website for the Committee. It also supported the proposal …

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Philippines joins the 49th Session of the IOC Executive Council

UNACOM ensures that the country participates in the IOC, another flagship programme of the science sector. IOC’s goal is to …

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Participation in the 28th Session of the International Oceanographic Commission Assembly (Ioc)

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, the only organization for marine science within the UN system, was established in 1960 …

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