The COLC’s national coordinator, Diz Glithero, and Ocean Frontier Institute’s CEO, Wendy Watson-Wright, serve as the Canadian representatives on the IOC/UNESCO-led Ocean Literacy Working Group  for UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. This group provides guidance on the development of ocean literacy contribution to the Decade, liaising with the Executive Planning Group, and in the context of the overall Decade’s preparatory process.

“With a greater understanding of the science, we must also reinforce our work on ocean literacy…”
(UNESCO Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, at the opening of the 51st Session of the IOC Executive Council.)