Our Ocean 2020 is now postponed until 2021. New dates will be announced in due course.
Postponement of Our Ocean 2020 - New dates will be announced in due course

The Government of the Republic of Palau has decided to postpone the seventh Our Ocean Conference until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health concerns and travel restrictions. The website will be updated as soon as revised dates and new developments are available.

Click here for more details on the postponement.

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Areas of action

The ocean gives us life. We rely on it for food, livelihoods, climate resilience and recreation. Ensuring the longevity of our planet’s life force requires decisive and collective action.

Our Ocean will focus on six Areas of Action, convening partners from across the globe to identify solutions to manage marine resources, increase the ocean’s resilience to climate change and safeguard its health for generations to come.

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Commitments to deliver bold, measurable and impactful actions promoting and protecting ocean health are at the heart of Our Ocean. To date, there have been over a thousand commitments from governments, civil society and businesses in over 70 countries.

Our Ocean will continue to encourage partnerships and commitments and report on the progress and successes of commitments from previous years.

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Welcome to Palau

Alii and welcome to Palau. Surrounded by pristine waters and luscious greenery, Palau is a Pacific island nation comprised of over 200 volcanic and coral islands and filled with a diverse and abundant ecosystem.

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