One Ocean Summit – UPSC Prelims

One Ocean Summit:
  • The summit was organised by France in Brest, France in cooperation with the United Nations and the World Bank.
  • The goal of the One Ocean Summit is to raise the collective level of ambition of the international community on marine issues.
  • Commitments will be made towards combating illegal fishing, decarbonising shipping and reducing plastic pollution.
  • Will also focus on efforts to improve governance of the high seas and coordinating international scientific research.