Series of events led by MCTI: decade of the ocean in Brazil

The initiative seeks to gather information about different realities in the country to outline actions integrated to the Brazilian marine environment during the period of 2021.

Started on August 19 and expected to end by the end of the year, the events agenda promoted by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, the Brazilian Navy, UNESCO, Unifesp, Fundação Grupo Boticário and Rede ODS Brasil seeks to build the Plan National Conference for the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, in a collaborative way, involving Brazilians from all regions, to promote the participation and engagement of different sectors of society, therefore contemplating the country's needs.

The guidelines outlined during the event will help Brazil to plan the next actions focused on the marine-coastal ecosystem to be carried out in the period from 2021 to 2030.

Initially, the Ocean Decade was proposed by the United Nations (UN) as a way of raising awareness among the global population about the importance of the oceans, and mobilizing public, private and organized civil society actors in actions that favor the health and sustainability of the oceans. seas, including through innovation.

Karen Silverwood-Cope, General Coordinator for Oceans, Antarctica and Geoscience at the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI), highlights the importance of the ocean and adds that it is necessary for society to come together to gather information and knowledge from each of the regions of Brazil, in order to guarantee a sustainable future for the next generations.

The first national webinar “Where are we?” already carried out by the series of events, brought together several experts to talk about the current scenario of the Brazilian coast and marine life. The program continues until November with five workshops – one for each region of Brazil. Each regional workshop will have up to 105 participants, selected from entries, divided into seven working groups.

The calendar ends in December with the second national webinar “What we have and where we are going”, which will bring the results of all regional meetings, with a national panorama.

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