Project ID 513GLO2052

The proposed project is for an Ocean Decade Capacity Development Facility that will build on the unique strengths and expertise of IOC-UNESCO in terms of capacity development and provide a flexible and evolutive means of supporting the capacity development needs of individuals and institutions involved in the Ocean Decade. This will include support to actors wishing to engage in co-design of future Decade Actions, as well as support to proponents of existing Decade Actions who require support on targeted capacity development initiatives.

  • On-going

USD 1,089,109

Total Project Budget


Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2023.04.03
End Date 2025.04.02
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Belgium 1,089,109 -

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Outcome 3 - Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction Output: 3.IOC1 - Member States critically supported in strengthening their capacity to conduct marine scientific research, generate knowledge, and develop and implement science-based tools, services, and policies in order to reverse the decline in ocean health and accelerate the transition towards sustainable management of ocean-related risks and opportunities
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 1%