Elisabeth Mann Borgese
and World Oceans Day

 

World Oceans Day and Professor Elisabeth Mann Borgese, CM, are forever linked. “The Oceans are our great laboratory for the making of a new international order, based on new forms of international cooperation and organization, on new economic theory, on a new philosophy.”
– Elisabeth Mann Borgese
Called “The Mother of the Oceans”, Mann Borgese was an internationally recognized expert on maritime law, international policy, and environment protection. Her legacy is multi-dimensional, and her 1972 founding of International Ocean Institute, is now an international network of 33 Centres and/or Focal Points and an enduring gift to us and to our planet.

Each year on June 8, IOI Canada organizes the annual Elisabeth Mann Borgese Ocean Lecture as part of a series of events to mark World Oceans Day.

2018 poster: Elisabeth Mann Borgese Ocean Lecture

 


 

Mann Borgese was an outstanding leader committed to encouraging a global system of ocean governance to better the futures of all. She wrote widely about ocean governance, heritage, and its global primacy.

 

 


 


And, yes! as a German Research/Survey Vessel, ELISABETH MANN BORGESE continues ocean study. Check the ship out and see where she is working today.

 


 

2018 Deutsche Post Centenary Commemorative

Elisabeth Mann Borgese – Centenary Commemorative [Deutsche Post]


 

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