On 28 June 2022, in the framework of the United Nations Oceans Conference, the European Bureau of Conservation and Development (EBCD) along
with the FAO, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the IUCN
Fisheries Expert Group (IUCN-CEM-FEG) and the Governments of
Canada and Norway organized a in-person event: “The Future of the Ocean:
Finding cooperative pathways towards 2030”.
This was an opportunity to bridge narratives and priorities towards a shared understanding of ocean governance by 2030. As a key outcome, the event highlighted the urgent need to create spaces of dialogue to foster transparency, inclusion and “blue trust”.