Support for IYOR 2018 is greatly needed. We are seeking both direct financial contributions and non-financial (in-kind) contributions from a range of partners. To date, financial and in-kind contributions have been received from the following organizations:
Swedish Ministry of the Environment and Energy
The Ministry of the Environment and Energy is responsible for the Government’s environmental, energy and climate policy. The Ministry works on issues concerning the climate, energy, biological diversity, chemicals, ecocycles, nature and forest conservation, marine and water environments, radiation safety and international environmental cooperation. They have provided generous funding for the International Year of the Reef.
United Nations Environment Programme
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. Their mission is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
The Ocean Agency
The Ocean Agency is not-for-profit organization that uses the powerful combination of new technology, media, partnerships, and above all creativity to work at a meaningful speed and scale. Their mission is to be a catalyst for the global action necessary to tackle the ocean’s greatest issues.
Foundation for Research on Biodiversity
The Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB) promotes research to preserve, enhance and sustainably use biodiversity. The FRB was created in 2008 to be an interface between the scientific community, civil society and the business world. The FRB collaborates with the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) to implement of the 2016-2018 ICRI action plan with the aim to transfer knowledge about marine biodiversity.