Report of the IOC activities (2022–2023) to the Forty-second General Conference of UNESCO


According to Article 3.2 of the Statutes of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC/INF/1148) and Rule of Procedure 49.2 (IOC/INF/1166), the IOC prepares regular reports on its activities, which shall be submitted to the General Conference of UNESCO. The present report covers the period 2022–2023 and focuses on the main achievements in the implementation of the first biennium of the IOC Programme and Budget 2022–2025, contributing to IOC’s Medium-Term Strategy 2022-2029 and UNESCO Medium-term Strategy 2022–2029 (41 C/4) with respect to Strategic Objective 2 “Work towards sustainable societies and protecting the environment through the promotion of science, technology, innovation and the natural heritage’ and Outcome 3 ‘Enhance knowledge for climate action, biodiversity, water and ocean management, and disaster risk reduction.

Upon consideration by the Assembly, the report will be presented to the 42ndGeneral Conference of UNESCO as 42 C/REP/9, indicating that a more complete information, including analysis by IOC function, can be found in the report of the IOC Executive Secretary to the 32nd Session of the IOC Assembly (IOC/A-32/3.2.Doc(1) & Addendum). A separate ‘Report on the Implementation of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development’ is presented to the 42nd General Conference as 42 C/REP/26.

Doc Type Working Document
Status Published on 20 Jun 2023

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This document is used in the event(s): Thirty-second session of the IOC Assembly

Created at 23:41 on 20 Jun 2023 by Patrice Boned
Updated at 23:41 on 20 Jun 2023 by Patrice Boned