UN Ocean Conference 2022

RISE UP Resources and Action Toolkit

Why taking action now?

The UN Ocean Conference, June 27th – July 1st, offers a crucial opportunity to set the trajectory for global ocean action in the months and years to come. In particular, we want governments and companies to commit to advancing the different interlinked goals and actions enshrined in RISE UP Blue Call to Action and to work nationally, as well as globally to ensure the necessary changes are made in both policy and action. 

The success of the UN Ocean Conference 2022 will be judged by the outcomes of these crucial global processes identified in the RISE UP – A Blue Call To Action timeline and not simply for the fine words in the declaration. Countries’ good intentions must be translated into concrete actions and the RISE UP Network and civil society at large will be watching closely. 

How to take action?

This Resources Toolkit provides you with the tools and resources to take action to support RISE UP priority actions in the lead up to, during and beyond the UN Ocean Conference. 

UN Ocean Conference Grid of Action

Click on one or more of the boxes below to help amplify key messages related to the Blue Call To Action. The grid below will be updated each week with new Click To Tweet links for you to take action and share a wave of social posts as we get closer to the UN Ocean Conference.

More Resources and Upcoming Opportunities to RISE UP for the Ocean

Starting from World Ocean Day, June 8, we will outline each week a RISE UP ACTION OF THE WEEK aligned with the RISE UP Timeline of Opportunities for the RISE UP network to amplify the Blue Call to Action and join the UN Ocean Conference online conversation.

The RISE UP Blue Call to Action is a joint call by civil society, fisherfolk, Indigenous peoples and philanthropic organisations, governments and corporations to join the growing RISE UP network and agree to bold action to safeguard the ocean. 

RISE UP #UNOceanConference Actions of the Week

Let’s Get Creative for the High Seas

Our first RISE UP UN Ocean Conference activity focuses on bringing in young voices to the discussions around one of the RISE UP network priority actions – securing a strong and ambitious High Seas Treaty – using art as an universal language that we all speak and understand.

Please encourage your local school to get involved and retweet the tweet below:

Forum Oceano

Meet our Team in Lisbon at the UN Ocean Conference

Join the UN Ocean Conference Conversation


#RiseUP4TheOcean #UNOC2022 #SDG14 #BlueCallToAction #SaveOurOcean

Social Accounts to Follow during the UN Ocean Conference

















RISE UP For the Ocean

Ocean Azul Foundation

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)

Global Goals For Sustainable Development

United Nations