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United Nation WorldOcean Day : A day for humanity to celebrate the ocean

The United Nations has designated 8 June as World Ocean Day

A day for humanity to celebrate the ocean

The United Nations marks World Oceans Day each year on 8 June through an annual event coordinated by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (Office of Legal Affairs).

The inclusive event provides an opportunity to celebrate the importance of the ocean and to better understand how to interact with it in a sustainable manner.

​​This year’s United Nations World Oceans Day, on 8 June 2022, will highlight the theme Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean. This is the first hybrid celebration of the annual event, hosted in-person at the UN Headquarters in New York and broadcast live.


The ocean connects, sustains, and supports us all. Yet its health is at a tipping point and so is the well-being of all that depends on it. As the past years have shown us, we need to work together to create a new balance with the ocean that no longer depletes its bounty but instead restores its vibrancy and brings it new life.


Revitalizing our Collective Efforts: Sylvia Earle 10: 25 am

UN Ocean Conference Remarks 10: 40 am

Revitalization Spotlights 10: 45 am

Remarks: La Mer 11: 20 am

Photo Competition Winners 11 : 30 am

A Revitalized Ocean Economy 11: 55 am

World Ocean Week Remarks 12: 45 pm

Musical Performance 1: pm

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