Friends of World Oceans Day

The Friends of United Nations World Oceans Day (FOWOD) is an informal community of individuals and organizations active in the field of ocean affairs to support the marking of United Nations World Oceans Day (UNWOD), 8 June, and related activities.

FOWOD is convened informally by the Division for Ocean Affairs and the 
Law of the Sea (DOALOS) of the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, in partnership with Oceanic Global as the DOALOS Production Partner for UNWOD.

FOWOD Working Group

2021 FOWOD Working Group Coordination: Emilie McGlone.

Join FOWOD

Participation is free and open to all individuals and organizations with a demonstrated interest in ocean affairs and who wish to support the marking of UNWOD and related activities.

What FOWOD Means

Joining a group of individuals and organisations that are active in oceans and participate in the community that promotes WOD. Participation in FOWOD does not imply endorsement by the United Nations.

Join FOWOD

Register

FOWOD Members

FOWOD Resources

UN Event 
Marketing Toolkit

UN WOD annual event marketing toolkit with graphics and details for FOWOD members.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join FOWOD?

Register here.

What does it mean to be a member of FOWOD?

Please review the FOWOD Pledge for details.

How can I communicate my participation as a member of FOWOD?

Please review the FOWOD Communication Guidelines.

How can I support the 8 June UNWOD event?

Organizational Partners
In Partnership With