Project ID 580GLO2002

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Section, Ocean Observations and Services, the Assistant Programme Specialist seconded by SOA will be responsible for assisting in matters related to GOOS. Specifically: • Support the GOOS Observations Coordination Group (OCG) • Act as lead secretariat support to the technical secretariat of DBCP and other OCG networks as appropriate • Support the work of the Joint WMO-IOC Collaborative Board; • Conduct and contribute to outreach, communication, and Capacity Development activities within the GOOS and the IOC, and • Additional activities for ocean observations and services at IOC, such as the IOC governing body sessions.

  • On-going

USD 371,535

Total Project Budget

USD 77,981

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.03.01
End Date 2024.02.29
Benchmark as of 2022.12.31

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 China 371,535 77,981

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
  • 20%
  • 30%
  • 50%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Youth | 100%
  • Priority Africa
  • Small Island Developing States