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World Oceans Day
Date: Saturday, 8 June 2019
Inception: It was proposed in 1992 by Canada’s International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit – UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sponsor: United Nations
Objective: It aims to raise awareness of the vital importance of our oceans and the role they play in sustaining a healthy planet.
2019 “Gender and Oceans”
2018 “Clean our Ocean!”
2017 “Our Oceans, Our Future”
2016 “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”
2015 “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”