Support the development of a global initiative for an enhanced, global, sustained sea and ocean observing system.
Support an enhanced system of ocean assessment through the UN Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment.
Promote the improvement of global data sharing infrastructure to address the challenges of physical, chemical and biological data.
Strengthen collaborative approaches to encourage the development of regional observing capabilities and knowledge networks.
Promote increased G7 political cooperation by identifying additional actions needed to enhance future routine ocean observations.
G7 Science and Technology Ministers endorse G7 FSOI efforts
The G7 Science and Technology Ministers met from 12 to 14 May 2023 in Sendai, Japan. Under the main theme “Achieving an open and evolving research ecosystem based on trust”, the Ministers released the G7 Science and Technology Ministers’ Communique.
G7 FSOI supports UNESCO Integrated Ocean Carbon Research Workshop
The IOC UNESCO Expert Working Group of the Integrated Ocean Carbon Research (IOC-R) aims at filling knowledge gaps in relation to ocean inorganic carbon by designing and promoting the implementation of a new generation of integrated ocean carbon research.