Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal for the Oceans

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Type: Report
Year of publication: 2017
Date published: 02/2017
Authors: Sebastian Unger, Alexander Müller, Julien Rochette, Stefanie Schmidt, Janna Shackeroff, Glen Wright
Publishing institution: Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS)
City: Potsdam
Series title: IASS Policy Brief
Report number: 1/2017

2017 could become a landmark year for efforts to put the world’s oceans on a pathway towards sustainability. Complemented by numerous regional and national initiatives, the UN Ocean Conference in June and the EU-hosted Our Ocean Conference in October are important opportunities for the international community to establish a firm foundation for future action and to agree on tangible measures to reverse the cycle of declining ocean health. While there is no lack in global ambition, the global community should now agree on concrete steps to develop coherent regional and international implementation frameworks for achieving oceans sustainability. To advance these efforts, this policy brief offers three key recommendations.

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