The Virtual Early Career Ocean Professional Day (V.ECOP Day) will take place on 1 June 2021 as a 24h livestream event following the sun around the world. It aims to engage ECOPs from all around the world and from a variety of professional disciplines to showcase their ocean related work, activities and contributions to the UN Ocean Decade.
The UN Ocean Decade is a once in a generation opportunity and the first global campaign to catalyze transformative ocean science solutions for sustainable development. The 1st International Conference to the UN Ocean Decade for Sustainable Development on 1 June 2021 will kick start a Decade full of new innovations, opportunities and partnerships. The V.ECOP Day will be directly linked to the kick-off conference to be held on 1 June.