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Montevideo, June 22nd 2018 - 05:25 UTC

Tag: Annual World Oceans Day Oceanic Photo Competition

  • Friday, June 8th 2018 - 07:25 UTC

    2018 World Oceans Day theme: “Clean our Ocean!”

    Each year on the evening of World Oceans Day, the  Empire State Building is lit in blue to honor the world’s oceans.

    The United Nations celebrates World Oceans Day every year on June 8. As part of the celebrations, the Office of Legal Affairs, Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea organizes several events and hosts a reception at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, where the Secretary-General’s Annual World Oceans Day Message is delivered and the winners of the Annual World Oceans Day Oceanic Photo Competition are announced.