One Ocean, One Climate, One UN: Working together for a healthy and resilient ocean
This COP 21 side event will highlight UN system activities on assisting States increase their knowledge base, including an enhanced understanding of the impacts of climate change and ocean acidification on the marine environment, and build their capacity to adapt to such impacts and achieve mitigation goals.
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO is organizing three thematic panels to be followed by an interaction with the audience:
1. Building a strong science base to support effective policies and climate action;
2. UN System initiatives in supporting States’ effort in climate change mitigation and coastal adaptation;
3. Financing and effective implementation mechanisms for a healthy and resilient ocean.