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Community Discussion on Building Diversity in the UN Decade of Ocean Science

Capitol Hill Ocean Week

Event Date:

Jun 9, 2021

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NOAA Oceanic and Atmospheric Research and National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine

About Event

This CHOW 2021 breakout session will focus on diversity and inclusion in the context of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development 2021-2030 (Decade), a unique, 10 year opportunity for nations to work together to generate the global ocean science needed to support the sustainable development of our shared ocean. During the first half of the session, three panelists will speak on topics such as intergenerational diversity, traditional ecological knowledge, the intersection of environmental and social justice, and gender inclusivity and the importance of these initiatives in the Decade. The second half of the session will foster discussion among the panelists and audience about what a diverse and equitable Decade looks like as we move forward with the implementation of the Decade through 2030 and beyond.

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