2 July 2024
United Nations Headquarters
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This registration portal is for ECOSOC accredited NGOs only for the below event:

Registration for 1stPrep Comm - 2025 UN Ocean Conference

Venue: UNHQ, New York (In-Person Only) - Trusteeship Council Chamber

Date: 2 July 2024


The high-level 2025 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development (the 2025 UN Ocean Conference) will be held in Nice, France, from 9 – 13 June 2025, co-hosted by France and Costa Rica. The overarching theme of the Conference is “Accelerating action and mobilizing all actors to conserve and sustainably use the ocean”.  

The Conference will involve all relevant stakeholders, bringing together Governments, the United Nations system, intergovernmental organizations, international financial institutions, other interested international bodies, non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector, philanthropic organizations, Indigenous Peoples and local communities and other actors to assess challenges and opportunities relating to, as well as actions taken towards, the implementation of Goal 14. 

The President of the General Assembly will convene a one preparatory meeting, on 2 July 2024 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.  

Representatives of organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) can now register to attend the First Preparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference on 2 Julyl 2024. 

  • The deadline for registration is 14 June 2024 (5pm, EDT).

For more information, please visit the website

Please Note 

  • Each Organization will be able to register up to 5 (five) representatives. If more than 5 are registered under one organization, the Secretariat will approve registrations on a first-come first-served basis.  

  • Participants must register individually through the appropriate INDICO form. The system does not allow for registrations ‘in bulk’. 

  • Please, check that you are registering your representatives through the appropriate link.  

  • All submitted requests for registration will be reviewed and confirmation letters will be sent to approved participants.  

  • Registered participants are responsible for any necessary arrangements related to their in-person participation, including travel, visa and others, as appropriate. 

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