G7 Future of Seas and Oceans Initiative

Global Biogeochemical-Argo Workshop

Online

Co-sponsored by the G7 FSOI, the workshop will explore the applications of a global data-stream from the Biogeochemical-Argo array in fisheries, carbon budget verification, and environmental forecasting.

1st Conference of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Online

The G7 FSOI will work closely with relevant programmes of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Ocean Decade) to co-evolve joint activities, targeting where G7 high-level support can add unique value (click here for more information). A virtual opening on 1 June 2021 will mark the official start of the series of events...

G7 Summit

Carbis Bay, Cornwall, UK

Hosted by the UK presidency, the G7 Summit will be held in Carbis Bay, Cornwall from 11 to 13 June 2021. The  Summit will welcome leaders from the G7 countries and the European Commission, as well as invited  leaders from Australia, India and South Korea.  For more information, click here.

G7 FSOI Working Group meeting

Online

The G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative Working Group will meet virtually from the 29th June to the 1st July.The Working Group is composed of the G7 FSOI national focal points, representatives of G7 ministries and funding agencies, and their scientific experts. The Working Group will address:Outcomes of the UK G7 Presidency - particularly...

Joint meeting of IOCCP Scientific Steering Group & Surface Ocean CO2 Monitoring Network planning team

Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot Poland Sopot

On 25 November, the Surface Ocean CO2 Monitoring Network planning team will hold a joint meeting with the International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project (IOCCP) scientific steering group. The meeting will discuss the way forward with establishing a strategy writing team and planning an international workshop to develop the strategy and an initial International Mission Team...

G7 Ocean Decade Navigation Plan Workshop

Online

The workshop will take place virtually, hosted by the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to discuss: possible cooperative structures for the G7 to use to implement the G7 Ocean Decade Navigation Plan and contribute to the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, best practice regarding international collaboration with a...

Engaging early career ocean professionals in the UN Ocean Decade 

Online

Online workshop to learn more about global ocean activities and involvement opportunities for Early Career Ocean Professionals (ECOPS) in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021 - 2030). This event is organised by the UK Government, IOC-UNESCO and the ECOP Programme. For agenda and more information, click here. Useful links G7 FSOI...

Net Zero Oceanographic Capability Virtual Webinar

Online

This webinar aims to share learning outcomes of the UK Net Zero Oceanographic Capability (NZOC) project and explore opportunities for international collaboration, including through relevant international initiatives such as the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), the Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO) and the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas. During...

International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit 2022

Building on the outcomes of the UK G7 Presidency 2021, the UK Government will host an International Digital Twins of the Ocean Summit in London, led by the Digital Twins of the Ocean (DITTO) programme of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, with support from the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative (G7 FSOI). The Summit...