Call for Nominations: Decade Advisory Board

05 Jul 2021

A call for nominations to the Decade Advisory Board for the UN Ocean Decade has now been published.

From the IOC Secretariat:

"The Decade Advisory Board will be a multi-stakeholder advisory body that will assist the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO in performing its function as coordinator of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, 2021-2030 (the 'Ocean Decade')."

It is expected that the Board will have up to 15 expert members from a range of sectors (e.g. government, private, philanthropy, civil society, scientific community) serving in their individual capacity. They will sit alongside five representatives of the UN. 

The full Terms of Reference, eligibility criteria and information on how to apply can be found in the circular letter here. To apply, the nomination form is here.

For more information, please contact the IOC Secretariat: oceandecade@unesco.org with 'Nomination for Decade Advisory Board' in the subject line.