IOC – Decade Implementation Plan – Summary

The Implementation Plan had its genesis in the discussions of an Interim Planning group throughout early 2018. Following these reflections, an Executive Planning Group (EPG) comprising 19 global leaders in ocean science was established in mid2018, and made significant contributions to the development of the Implementation Plan1. An Informal Working Group of Early Career Ocean Professionals that was established in late 2019 contributed to the shaping of the Implementation Plan.