Project ID 525GLO2000

IOC-UNESCO was mandated to lead the preparatory phase of the Decade, in consultation will all stakeholders. Starting in January 2021, the Decade's implementation will be supported by a governance and coordination structure that ensures strategic and operational coherence, while allowing for agility and flexibility. This structure aims to create the enabling conditions to foster and support multi-sector engagement throughout the Decade. This project will support priority activities needed for the establishment and operation of the governance and coordination structures for the Decade.

  • On-going

USD 740,800

Total Project Budget

USD 543,851

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.08.15
End Date 2024.03.31
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 Canada 740,800 543,851

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 | 10%