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Educational Workshop

What is Ocean Literacy?

Ocean Education and Citizenship: Words and Actions


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The meeting, the first of a series of training workshops, is address at teachers of all levels.

Ocean Literacy is a theme that emerged about twenty years ago in the U.S.A. to raise awareness in the education system on the importance of studying the ocean and water-related sciences. Through greater awareness, it aims to expand knowledge of the characteristics and problems facing the sea.

UNESCO, through its Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, supports Ocean Literacy as a tool to strengthen recognition of the ocean's importance to the planet and to carry out affirmative action.

This meeting will be an in-depth presentation of the seven principles of Ocean Literacy and includes activities on issues facing the ocean, tested in 35 countries around the world.

Photo: Arianna Ferraretto