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Ocean and climate change dialogue 2022

Chair of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

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Key messages, a summary of proceedings and ways forward identified in the dialogue.

Published on 23 September 2022, this informal summary report provides key messages and a summary of proceedings as well as ways forward identified in the dialogue. The ocean dialogue was mandated by the COP26 and took place on 15 June 2022. The dialogue highlighted the vital importance of the ocean to livelihoods and biodiversity and as a fundamental component of the climate system, while highlighting the need, options and opportunities for greater ocean-related climate action. Discussions were centered around how to strengthen and integrate national ocean climate action under the Paris Agreement and how to enable ocean climate solutions and support, including financial support.