G7 Future of Seas and Oceans Initiative

All Action Areas

G7 Science Ministers’ Communiqué

The G7 Ministers of Climate, Energy and the Environment, met on 26–27 May 2022 in Berlin to address the multiple crises that are endangering our climate and environment and causing severe impacts on the planet, lives and livelihoods, and the next generations’ needs around the world.

German G7 Presidency 2022

With the overarching objective “Progress towards an equitable world”, Germany aims to use its Presidency to strengthen the G7 as a community of values that can work together to make progress with regard to multilateral cooperation, social cohesion and key global challenges.

G7 FSOI Working Group meeting 2021

Over a 3-day series of virtual sessions from 28 to 30 June, the G7 FSOI Working Group discussed and agreed on the way forward with a set of joint G7 ocean actions including key activities from the G7 Ocean Navigation Plan, approved by the G7 Climate and Environment Ministers in May 2021.

Outcomes of G7 Summit for Ocean Action

At the Summit G7 leaders agreed a shared G7 Nature Compact, a key agreement to address the most urgent international and interconnected challenges of biodiversity loss and climate change. It also recognises the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and endorses the G7 Ocean Decade Navigation Plan.