Project ID 520GLO2007

The project Streamlining Global Blue Carbon Ambition aims to streamline and accelerate mitigation and adaptation activities related to blue carbon ecosystems, including via sustained investment in marine and coastal Nature-based Solutions, further contributing to the protection of biodiversity and increased resilience to climate change. The project activities will be conducted under the umbrella of the International Partnership for Blue Carbon (IPBC), co-coordinated by IOC-UNESCO, and will contribute to establishing a high-level ambition group within the IPBC and to providing guidance for high-quality investments in blue carbon protection and restoration activities.

  • On-going

USD 163,822

Total Project Budget

USD 24,632

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.11.28
End Date 2024.01.18
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 France 163,822 24,632

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
  • 50%
  • 40%
  • 10%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 10%