UN Ocean Conference 27 June - 1 July 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal with many virtual side events

Save our Ocean, Protect our Future

The Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is seeking to address many of the deep-rooted problems of our societies laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic and which will require major structural transformations and common shared solutions that are anchored in the SDGs. To mobilize action, the Conference will seek to propel much needed science-based innovative solutions aimed at starting a new chapter of global ocean action.

Besides the main program of the conference and various of side events in Lisbon, many virtual side events are offered.

Virtual Side Event Programme

Political Declaration


watch the conference live

Global leaders discussing ocean policy:
More info on the UN Ocean Conference from the Helmholtz Climate Initiative