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IOC of UNESCO Sub commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions- IOCARIBE
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Year of Publication
Ocean Decade TAC Region Challenges
Ocean Decade TAC Region Priorities
TAC Region
Ocean Decade
Kick-off TAC Regional Ocean Decade Conference
Caribbean Ocean State of Art
TAC Region Ocean Decade Call for Action
TAC Region Ocean Decade Activities
TAC Regions Ocean opportunities
TAC Region Ocean Decade Proposals
TAC Region Pollutants Observatory
Clean Ocean
TAC Region Ocean Observing System
TAC Region Early Warning Systems
TAC Region Ocean Best Practices
TAC Region Ocean Literacy
TAC Region Capacity Development
GOOS in the TAC Region
Access to knowledge in the TAC Region

This document presents the summary results of the Ocean Decade Tropical Americas and Caribbean Regional Kick-off Conference convened by IOC of UNESCO Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions-IOCARIBE with UN Agencies and Partners under the auspices of the governments of Barbados and Colombia virtual session held December 16-17, 2021. The Regional Kick-off Conference marked the launch of the UN Ocean Decade in the Tropical Americas and  the Caribbean Region (TAC).  The Conference highlighted emerging regional engagement in co-designing partnerships for Regional Ocean Decade Actions and invited the mobilization of contributions and expressions of interest by UN and regional agencies, governments, industry and private sectors, and other stakeholder groups. It aimed to catalyze partnerships among various ocean stakeholder communities in the region. It reinforced the co-design of transformative ocean science solutions to the Ocean Decade Challenges to achieve the Ocean Decade Outcomes and Sustainable Development Goals.