Join us today for an all-day event, featuring keynote speeches, panels, and presentations from over 50 speakers from all around the world. This is the second-ever fully digital rendition of United Nations World Oceans Day and the 2021 theme will celebrate, The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods. Programming will highlight the vastness of life underwater, how the ocean is our life source, and what we can do to better protect it.
The celebration is open to the world by live stream from 10:00AM-5:00PM (EDT)
Topics that will be covered during the event include:
- Our Underwater World
- Oceanic Discoveries
- Humanity's Relationship with the Ocean
- Faces of the Sea
- The Ocean Connecting Us Daily
- Announcing the 2021 Photo Competition Winners
- A Changing Ocean
- Creating Sustainable Livelihoods
- Blue Economy and Private Sector Impact
- Passing Down Knowledge
- Concert for the Ocean
Hosted by the United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs. Produced in partnership with the non-profit organization Oceanic Global, presented by Blancpain and supported by La Mer.