| by Rachel Christopherson

News Stories

Arial shot of the coastline of Australia--red earth, green trees, blue ocean

Ocean accounts organise social, economic and environmental information to enable coherent measurement of progress towards sustainable ocean development.

Save the date: March 30th 

Wednesday, March 30th, 2022

Online via Zoom, program begins:

12:30am: Pacific Daylight Time, Monterey (UTC-7)

01:30am: Mountain Daylight Time, Boulder (UTC-6)

03:30am: Eastern Daylight Time, New York (UTC-4)

08:30am: British Summer Time, London (UTC +1)

02:30pm: Western Indonesia Time, Jakarta (UTC +7)

06:30pm: Australia Eastern Daylight Time,Sydney (UTC +11)

Registration required

Free, open to the public

Full agenda is pending 

Description:  The event will bring together governments, international organisations, research institutions, and other stakeholders to discuss the importance of ocean accounts, how they are implemented and what they deliver for countries and coastal communities. The event will also facilitate the creation of an agenda for action to further ocean accounting efforts among a global community of practice. 

The Center for the Blue Economy is pleased to be a supporter and co-sponsor of this event organised by the Global Ocean Accounts Partnership (GOAP).  GOAP is a global, multistakeholder partnership established to enable countries and other stakeholders to go beyond GDP to effectively measure and manage progress towards ocean sustainable development.

A list of reasons to get up at midnight to join this meeting, set against a beautiful Austalian ocean

For More Information

The Global Ocean Accounts Partnership:  https://www.oceanaccounts.org/

Contact for questions:  Dr. Charles Colgan, Director of Research at the Center for the Blue Economy, ccolgan@miis.edu