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Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
 

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Comission (IOC) promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in research, sustainable development, protection of the marine environment, capacity-building for improved management, and decision-making. It assists developing countries in strengthening their institutions to obtain self-driven sustainability in marine sciences.

The IOC facilitates interagency coordination through the UN-Oceans mechanism and works with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in establishing a process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment.

Through the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), the IOC helps improve operational oceanography, weather and climate forecasts and monitoring and supports the sustained observing needs of the UNFCCC.



Action Pledge: Sea level rise and extremes monitoring and prediction through the Global Ocean Observing System
 

The purpose of this project is to provide reliable and accurate scientifically-based information and early warnings on local sea level rise and extreme sea level events.

This pledge contributes to the areas of work data and observations and climate related risks and extreme events.

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Action Pledge: Adaptation to Climate Change in the Coastal Zones of West Africa (ACCC)
 

The purpose of this project is to pilot activities to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable communities to the impacts of climate change on coastal resources in five countries in Africa (Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Cape Verde).

This pledge contributes to the areas of work climate related risks and extreme events and adaptation planning and practices.

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