Main lines of action (MLAs)

MLA 1: Promoting STI policies and access to knowledge

MLA 2: Building capacities in the basic sciences, including through IBSP, engineering and for the use of renewable energy

MLA 3: Mobilizing broad-based societal participation in STI

MLA 4: UNESCO IOC: strengthening IOC with a view to improving governance and fostering intergovernmental cooperation in managing and protecting oceans and coastal zones for the benefit of Member States

MLA 5: Freshwater systems under stress and societal responses, incorporating the work of the IHP and WWAP

MLA 6: Enabling the application of ecological and earth sciences for sustainability, including through the MAB Programme and the IGCP

MLA 7: Natural disaster risk reduction and mitigation