UN World Oceans Day 2022

8 June, 2022
In Partnership with Oceanic Global Presented by Blancpain Supported by La Mer
2022 Theme

Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean

​​This year’s United Nations World Oceans Day, on 8 June 2022, will highlight the theme Revitalization: Collective Action for the Ocean. This is the first hybrid celebration of the annual event, hosted in-person at the UN Headquarters in New York and broadcast live.

The ocean connects, sustains, and supports us all. Yet its health is at a tipping point and so is the well-being of all that depends on it. As the past years have shown us, we need to work together to create a new balance with the ocean that no longer depletes its bounty but instead restores its vibrancy and brings it new life.

Join us for United Nations World Oceans Day 2022,  hosted by the United Nations Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs, produced in partnership with nonprofit Oceanic Global and presented by Blancpain as we shed light on the communities, ideas, and solutions that are working together to protect and revitalize the ocean and everything it sustains.


Hear from thought-leaders, celebrities, institutional partners, community voices, entrepreneurs, and cross-industry experts as they delve into key topics and work to both inspire and ignite collaborative change.

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Event programming and Full Speaker Lineup will be released in May.


The UN World Oceans Day Photo Competition is a unique opportunity for photographers to showcase the beauty of the ocean and to raise global awareness of the revitalization efforts and solutions being explored worldwide. The competition is curated by Ellen Cuylaerts and composed of a jury of world-renowned photographers. The submission period is now closed and the winning submissions announced during the annual UN World Oceans Day event on 8 June 2022.


Discover stories, resources, and videos to learn more about our shared blue planet.



Spread the word about the event with the official UN World Oceans Day toolkit, filled with downloadable graphics, sample social media posts, and more.

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See how States, Civil Society, Private Sector, and Intergovernmental Organizations are working to #RevitalizeTheOcean

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