Development of United Nations Online Portal for World Oceans Day (UNOceansDay.org)

Call for proposals: Development of UN Online Portal for World Oceans Day

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, the UN Division of Oceans and the Law of the Sea, The Ocean Project and the World Ocean Network are seeking a company to develop a web portal to service their needs and the needs of other stakeholders involved in organizing World Oceans Day activities.

This Technical Group was established to support, guide and strengthen the development of a universal, multi-stakeholder online portal that can serve as a visibility and awareness tools for the networks, organizations, communities and individuals taking part in the celebration of the World Oceans Day, a festive day celebrated by countries around the world since 1992, following the UN Conference on Environment and Development.

Objectives of the Portal

- Provide a multi-cultural, multi-lingual platform for interaction and information sharing among all those interested or involved in the World Oceans Day
- Share information and resources – both logistical (event-planning) and educational
- Give visibility and legitimacy to World Oceans Day activities worldwide
- Collectively mobilize the general public toward protecting the ocean and sustainably using its important resources.

Before submitting your proposal, please read carefully the Terms of Reference document.

Type of contract: Consultancy. Duration: 2 months.

Deadline: 24 January 2017 (23h59, Paris time).

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