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We are updating this page on a periodic basis to reflect potential changes in meeting dates or format due to Covid-19. If you have any updates you’d like to share with our team on specific events, please reach out to: oursharedseas@ceaconsulting.com.
    April 2023
  • Ocean Visions Biennial Summit

    April 4, 2023 to April 6, 2023, Atlanta, Georgia
    This event will advance both knowledge and solutions at the ocean-climate nexus. This meeting aims to focus on existing and emerging problems at the intersection of ocean and climate, while building and strengthening the community of policymakers and scientists focused on the solutions.
  • G7 Minister’s Meeting on Climate, Energy and Environment

    April 15, 2023 to April 16, 2023, Sapporo, Japan
    The G7 Ministers of Climate, Energy and the Environment will address the multiple crises that are endangering the climate and environment. The upcoming meeting is likely to revisit the G7 Ocean Deal, which is focused on facilitating international ocean governance and delivering on concrete ocean action within the G7.
  • G7 Summit

    April 19, 2023 to April 21, 2023, Hiroshima, Japan
    The Group of 7 (G7) Summit will convene representatives from the United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and the United Kingdom to discuss coordinated action on issues ranging from global health to climate change.
  • July 2023
  • 28th ISA Council

    July 10, 2023 to July 31, 2023, Kingston, Jamaica
    The ISA is an autonomous international organization established under the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the 1994 Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of UNCLOS. The Authority is the organization through which States Parties to the Convention organize and control activities in the seabed, ocean floor and subsoil beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. At Annual Sessions of the ISA, representatives from its member States meet to discuss and formulate the work of the Authority and its Secretariat.
  • August 2023
  • IPBES10

    August 28, 2023 to September 2, 2023, Bonn, Germany
    The tenth plenary session of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES10) will consider, among other items, the thematic assessment of invasive alien species, as well as requests, inputs and suggestions for additional elements of the rolling work programme of the Platform up to 2030. Regular elections for the membership of the Bureau, including the IPBES Chair, will also be held at that session.
  • September 2023
  • UNGA 78

    September 12, 2023 to September 30, 2023, New York City, New York, United States
    The 78th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 78) will take place at the New York City headquarters this year, opening on the 12th September, with high-level General Debate commencing on the 25th. The sessions will, amongst other things, include votes on climate change, peace and security, and budgetary concerns.
  • Sustainable Development Goals Summit

    September 20, 2023 to September 21, 2023, New York City, New York, United States
    Marking the mid-point in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit will carry out a comprehensive review of the state of the SDGs, respond to the impact of multiple and interlocking crises facing the world, and provide high-level political guidance on transformative and accelerated actions leading up to the 2030 deadline for achieving the SDGs. The outcome of the Summit will be a negotiated political declaration.
  • November 2023
  • COP28

    November 30, 2023 to December 12, 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    The Conference of Parties (COP) is an annual international meeting that is held every year with the goal of working on and developing climate goals and solutions. Leaders from around the globe get together to talk about climate topics and their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to the Paris Climate Agreement.