The Networking Fridays: OECD's ongoing ocean economy measurement work
On May 7th, 2021, 1-2 PM UTC, Claire Jolly, Head of Unit in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), will present this work, involving many ocean champions.
- informs current international discussions on the measurement of ocean economic activities, complementing well ongoing efforts on ocean environmental accounting,
- summarises the extent to which the ocean is crucial to society, outlines national approaches to measuring ocean economies,
- establishes an OECD definition of ocean economic activities for statistical purposes, and
- introduces a plan to improve international ocean economy statistics through the pragmatic development of satellite accounts.