About Blue Solutions

Global knowledge exchange and capacity development for marine and coastal biodiversity


  • marine and coastal biodiversity and ecosystems are fundamental for human well-being and provide valuable services
  • despite their significance, these ecosysetms are highly at risk
  • sustainabe use and conservation of this biodiversity is a priority for action under the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Learn more about the importance of marine and coastal biodiversity and its risks here.



The Blue Solutions Initiative works on several topics relevant in the conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal resources.

Learn more about Blue Solutions themes.



  • Capacity development
  • Global knowledge exchange

Find out about Blue Solutions wide range of capacity development opportunities and the collation, documentation and sharing of successful approaches.


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As a global Initiative, Blue Solutions works closely with partner projects of the implementing organizations as well as other organizations all around the globe.

Learn more about partner projects and collaborators.