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Marine development

We run projects within the field of marine development which focus on sustainability and innovation. The project results build knowledge and understanding, and is also channeled to the activities of marine education as well as promoting the development of new concepts and projects.

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Date                                         Time

27 June 2022                          15:30 - 18:00


FIL - Lisbon Exhibition and Congress Centre

Auditorium I

R. do Bojador

1998-010 Lisboa


  • Marine Education Centre in Malmö

  • Centre for Sea and Society, University of Gothenburg

  • EarthEcho International

  • High Seas Alliance

  • Global Youth Biodiversity Network

  • Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment


Fridays for Future is a global Youth movement protesting for action on the climate crisis and climate justice.

The High Seas Youth Ambassador Program brings together and unites youth activists, change-makers and leaders from across the world who want to help protect and conserve the high seas.

The Marine Education Center in Sweden communicates Ocean Literacy through experiences, welcoming school classes, the public and other groups throughout the year.

EarthEcho International is building a global youth movement to protect and restore our ocean planet.

Blue Food in schools - Build your own aquaponics. Experiential learning project with the main objective to investigate how we can feed the earth's population in a sustainable and inclusive way. Driven by Swemarc, the University of Gothenburg.

Klimatjuristerna, ”The Climate lawyers” is an organisation of Swedish law students that offer free legal advice to environmental organizations.

Ocean Blues - from anxiety to action, a communication project linking non-academic young adults to the scientific community. Driven by TheCentre for Sea and Society, the University of Gothenburg.

The Plastic Experiment - Citizen Science Project here pupils take part in science, collecting and mapping how much plastic rubbish there is in different types of nature in Sweden. Driven by The University of Gothenburg among others.

The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) is an international network of youth organizations and individuals from all over the world whose common goal is to prevent the loss of biodiversity.

Sailing4Science increases data and knowledge gathering, and achieve healthy and clean ocean awareness by empowering students and young scientists.

The Swedish National Ocean Literacy Network enabling exchange of knowledge and experience between different actors. Driven by the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment.

The generation that will be most impacted by the decisions and actions taken today will during this event take the stage, representing their own and future generations interests. The aim is to showcase a variety of international youth driven organisations and initiatives, as well as outreach projects driven by academia, NGOs and the private sector, all aiming for knowledge transfer across generations while building an ocean literate society and empowered youth. 


During the first section of the event (0-60 min) there will be a mix of short presentations and a short follow up discussion. The later part of the event (60-90 min) will be in the form of a “mini fair” where visitors get the opportunity to interact with representatives from youth organisations and projects working with youth engagement and ocean literacy.


The mini-fair will include interactive elements with the possibility to make artwork, taste sustainable seafood, make new connections and bring home souvenirs. 

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