Call for Applications: Ocean Decade Co-Design Training Course – Deadline 15 November 2022


This training course on co-design is being produced and delivered by the UN Ocean Decade and the Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research.

It will support the ocean science community around the world to properly co-design a project that can lead to co-production and co-delivery of knowledge, and ultimately develop a project that can be submitted for endorsement under a future Call for Decade Actions.

Key success factors for co-design are adequate project management, engagement and interpersonal skills which includes willingness and ability to communicate and seek understanding across differences, networking, flexibility, relationship and trust building.


Every Monday for five weeks:
28th November 2022
5th December 2022
12th December 2022
9th January 2022
16th January 2022
23rd January 2022

Each day will comprise 4 to 5 hours of lectures, group work, interactive assignments, and quizzes.


There is capacity for up to 30 participants from Africa to join this pilot training course. Participants will be selected based on their eligibility and motivation for participating.

Please review the following criteria to understand how your registration will be assessed:

  • From an African or Adjacent Island State
  • Engage with ocean science in some capacity – the course is not restricted to scientists, but you will need to have an understanding of ocean science, sustainability, and priorities to participate.
  • Interest in searching for solutions to co-design a research project

You can find out more and apply here.

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