News & Events
6-7 February 2020, Brussels, Belgium
AORA Marine Microbiome Roadmap is launched
In Brussels on 5th February at a meeting of the AORA Marine Microbiome group at the Skeikampen, Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre the AORA Marine Microbiome Roadmap has been launched.
12-13 November 2019, Porto, Portugal
November 13-15, Washington, DC
7th - 10th January, 2020, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
22-24. October 2019, Reykjavík Iceland. This event is by Invitation Only.
This year’s theme: UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Clusters & the Triple Helix
The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted in 2015 with 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. Of particular note for BTW2019 are:
SDG6: Clean Water & Sanitation
SDG7: Affordable & Clean Energy
SDG14: Life below Water
SDG17: Partnerships for the Goals
Promoting food security and new value chains in aquaculture. Wednesday, October 9 10:30 -17:30, Berlin, Germany
Aquaculture Europe 2019 will be held at ESTREL Congress Center in Berlin, Germany from October 7-10, 2019
All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Ambassador Programme Summer School 23-27 August
Twenty-three Youth Ambassadors from countries connected to the Atlantic Ocean will participate in a Summer School at the Marine Institute, Galway from today, Friday 23rd to Tuesday 27th August 2019.
AORA CSA celebrated World Microbiome Day on June 27th with a Marine Microbiome focused workshop in Brussels led by our Icelandic partners RANNÍS. This was the first AORA trilateral dialogue on Marine Microbiome with representatives from Canada, Europe and the United States joining in the discussions.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - INSTRUCTOR (OCEAN MAPPING), School of Ocean Technology, Marine Institute of Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
At a recent workshop (April 2019), the AORA Ecosystem Approach to Ocean Health and Stressors Working Group met to finalise their vision and roadmap for an international science plan on research directions, priorities, synergies, and complementarities in the North Atlantic.
In its inaugural year, the 'Go Atlantic Blue' campaign has had an incredible response with more than 50 landmarks and buildings coming on board in Ireland alone. These include airports, State buildings, lighthouses, castles, aquariums and even a windmill.
Galway, 23 May, 2019: Famous buildings and landmarks across Ireland will ‘Go Atlantic Blue’ over the weekend 7-10 June to celebrate our connection to the Atlantic Ocean, as part of World Oceans Day. The global day (Saturday 8 June) connects people worldwide in celebrating the ocean, its importance in our lives and how each of us can protect it, no matter where we live.
The Mindelo Arrangement signing took place during the Cabo Verde Ocean Week, organised by the Government of Cabo Verde. It opens new opportunities to harness the full potential of Cabo Verde's geographic location for the development of the Blue Economy.
8 April, Henry Charnock Lecture Theatre, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton UK.
16 May 2019 - 17 May 2019Lisbon, Portugal
9-11 April 18. Southampton UK.
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