The UN Ocean Conference, co-hosted by the Governments of Kenya and Portugal, comes at a critical time as the world is strengthening its efforts to mobilize, create and drive solutions to realize the 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Canada is committed to introducing amendments to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 including to enable proactive management of marine emergencies and to cover more types of pollution
Canada supports the Green Shipping Challenge to galvanize global action to decarbonize the international shipping industry
Canada contributes $9 million to the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance to help Small Island Developing States and coastal developing countries increase their resilience to the impacts of climate change through nature-based solutions
The Government of Canada is proud to commit $10 million to combat ghost gear through Canada’s Ghost Gear Fund and by partnering with the Global Ghost Gear Initiative
Canada is investing $183.1 million over five years, to reduce plastic waste and increase plastic circularity by developing and implementing regulatory measures, and conducting scientific research to inform policy-making
Canada is committed to the creation of the Eastern Canyons Marine Refuge, covering a 43,976 square kilometers area off the coast of the Province of Nova Scotia
Canada joined the Clydebank Declaration at the 26th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
Canada is supporting the Global Fund for Coral Reefs and contributing $6 million through the fund to support nature-based solutions for Small Island Developing States and coastal developing countries.
Promoting deep-sea literacy in support of inclusive stewardship of the Area and its resources for the benefit of humankind
Common understanding of the Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs) criteria and identification of OECMs in the Baltic Sea region
Improving the spatial coverage, management and coherence of the Baltic Sea marine protected area network