The Meeting of the Communities of Ocean Action "From Commitments to Action: Implementing SDG14" took place in Incheon, Republic of Korea from 30 to 31 May 2019. 90 stakeholders who are engaged in the implementation of SDG 14 gathered to share their ongoing efforts, successes and challenges with a view to promoting collaboration.
The United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), part of UN located in Incheon, the Republic of Korea, supports U.N. Member States in planning and implementing sustainable development strategies, notably through knowledge sharing, capacity development, research, training and partnership building. The Office, established in 2011, is managed by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), and supported by Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea, Yonsei University and Incheon Metropolitan City. [Read more about the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development]
- Division for Sustainable Development Goals, UN DESA
- Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea
- Yonsei University
- Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea
The UNOSD is uniquely positioned, institutionally as well as geographically, to play an increasingly important role in the dissemination and adoption of sustainable development ideas and practices.
The Workshop on Using SDG 6 Policy Support System (SDG-PSS) took place in Tunis, Tunisia from July 3 to July 4, 2019. This workshop is co-organized by the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) of UNDESA, UNU-INWEH, UNDP Tunisia, Tunisian Government, MOE and K-eco. The regional workshop brought together policymakers and experts from countries in Africa and Middle East to discuss the extending use of SDG-PSS for achieving SDG 6.
UNOSD is co-organizing "3rd SDGs Youth Summer Camp" to build and enhance youth’s knowledge on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG) and Korea Environment Corporation (K-eco). The main camp will take place in Incheon, Republic of Korea from July 29 to August 1, 2019, increasing the youth's awareness and role in the SDGs implementation.