The 2020 United Nations Ocean Conference was scheduled to take place in Lisbon from 2 to 6 June under the overarching theme "Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions".
In light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic the Conference,has been postponed per decision 74/548 adopted by the General Assembly on 13 April 2020. Co-hosts of the Conference Kenya and Portugal in consultation with the General Assembly, will decide on possible future dates for the Conference, including timelines for the preparatory process.
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