Project ID 513RLA2025

The project will facilitate the discussion on the right data and tools needed by national and local authorities to apply the ecosystem approach in their coasts, while also providing a foundation for planning sustainable economic development through inter-institutional and stakeholders' interaction, which will translate into concrete recommendations and strategies. IOC Secretariat will ensure a close cooperation and coordination with the Man and the Biosphere Programme of UNESCO,

  • On-going

USD 50,000

Total Project Budget

USD 47,927

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.05.12
End Date 2022.09.30

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 50,000 47,927

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
  • 30%
  • 70%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 5%