Ocean Literacy Dialogues | 5th edition 📍 Barcelona

8 Apr 2024 @ 9:00am - 9 Apr 2024 @ 6:00pm

Ana Vitoria Tereza de Magalhaes

Ana Vitoria Tereza

06 Feb 2024

🌊 Discover the immersive agenda of the Ocean Literacy Dialogues 5th edition that will take place in Barcelona during the UN Ocean Decade Conference!



World Trade Center, Barcelona

1ª planta Edif. Este, Moll de Barcelona, s/n, 08039 Barcelona, Spain

Day 1 | APRIL 8

Venue: Room A2+A3

  • 9:00-9:15 Opening remarks
  • 9:15-9:45 Setting the stage for the next two days


  • 9:45-10:30 Workshop – Blue Curriculum (Part I) with successful stories from case studies
  • 10:30-11:00 ☕️ Coffee Break
  • 11:00-11:30 Workshop – Blue Curriculum (Part II) with successful stories from case studies
  • 11:30-13:00 Workshop – Blue Schools Global Network with successful stories from case studies.
  • 13:00-14:00 🍽 Buffet Lunch at World Trade Center Hall


  • 14:00-14:30 Workshop – Engaging Interactivity
  • 14:30-15:30 Panel – South by South Seaside: Co-Creating UN Ocean Decade Transformative Strategies.
  • 15:30-16:00 ☕️ Coffee Break
  • 16:00-17:30 Workshop – Integrating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion values in Ocean Literacy
  • 17:30-18:00 🎥 Documentary Screening – “Women at Conservancy. Special Edition Ocean” by Paulina Chamorro


Day 2 | APRIL 9

Venue: Room A2+A3


  • 9:00-10:00 Panel – Ocean science communication: Many Cultures, Many Ways
  • 10:00-10:30 Panel – The Ocean Literacy Research Community
  • 10:30-11:00 ☕️ Coffee Break
  • 11:00-12:00 Workshop – Ocean Stories with UN Ocean Decade: The role of storytelling and MarSocSci BookClub
  • 12:00-13:00 Panel – From Sea-to-Plate Traceability: empowering informed seafood choices through seafood literacy and technology
  • 13:00-14:00 🍽 Buffet Lunch at World Trade Center Hall


  • 14:00-15:30 Workshop – Innovating Ocean Literacy
  • 15:30-16:00 ☕️ Coffee Break
  • 16:00-17:30 Workshop – Let’s advocate for Ocean Literacy!
  • 17:30-18:00 Panel – Closing Session


During this week, full of interactive activities, we invite you to explore the relationship between humans and the ocean, as well as the concept of Ocean Literacy, central part of the Ocean Decade Challenge 10!

As part of the Ocean Literacy Dialogues we will host two special final workshops. 

Imagine being part of a conversation that shapes the future of ocean literacy. This discussion is an opportunity to make a tangible difference. 

Your responses will directly influence the topics we’ll be discussing in the two final workshops, use the link in our bio and participate! 



Be part of our inspiring discussions and interactive sessions! This event is a stepping stone to the Ocean Literacy Conference that will take place in June 2023, a prelude to the Preparatory Meeting for the Third UN Ocean Conference 🤝💙

Co-organizing partners:

  • Canadian Ocean Literacy Coalition
  • Ocean Conservation Trust
  • EU4Ocean Coalition 
  • Acteon
  • SUBMON, GastroBio,  FishEUTrust, and SEA2SEE
  • University of Cardiff, MarSocSci
  • University of Tokyo 
  • Brazilian Government (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation/Ministry of Foreign Affairs – General Consulate of Brazil in Barcelona and  Innovation Diplomacy Programme)


This event is supported by the European Commission DG MARE and the Prada Group


Stay tuned for updates! 🌊🔗 #OceanLiteracyDialogues #SaveTheDate #OceanDecadeConference #SustainableFuture #OceanLiteracyWithAll