Ocean Action Hub

16 Sept 2020 - A new, first of its kind fund to protect coral reefs was officially launched today on the sidelines of the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly, with a coalition of partners conve

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14 Sept 2020 - Learn more about the Global Fund for Coral Reefs (GFCR, or the Fund).

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25 Feb 2020 - In 2015, 193 countries agreed on 17 global objectives for ending poverty and protecting the environment by 2030.

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25 Nov 2019 - Swiss finance giant credit Suisse has partnered with The World Bank to issue a $28.6m (£22.2m) bond aimed at financing the protection and restoration of fresh and saltwater r

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2 Jun 2019 - Angelique Pouponneau speaks at the Community of Ocean Action meeting in Republic of Korea, "my takeaway from this meeting is there’s hope,” says Angelique Pouponneau, CEO of S

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7 May 2019 - The Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies will expand financing and technical assistance for ocean health and marine economy projects to $5 billion from 2019 to 2024, including cofinancing from partners. 

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3 Dec 2018 - The inaugural global conference added momentum towards a sustainable bue cconomy. WWF's Pavan Sukhdev looks at the way forward.
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15 Nov 2018 - The blue economy represents the long-term sustainable use of ocean and coastal resources. This UNDP blog looks at ways this can be financed in the Caribbean.

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5 Nov 2018 - The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond—a pioneering financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects.

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Explore how different mechanisms can be used to finance Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).

Event Date:
31/10/2018 - 09:00 to 10:15
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6 Sep 2018 - The World Bank launched the first in a series of bonds designed to raise awareness about the importance of ocean and water resources.

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The traditional fishing will be promoted through involvement of a group from local fishermen.

Event Date:
06/06/2017 - 07:30 to 13:00
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Hosted by the Government of Grenada, UNDP and the OECD.

Event Date:
05/06/2017 - 11:00
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