Joint Ocean Commission Initiative

Founding Year: 2007

Staff: 20


Joint Ocean Commission Initiative
(2007; Washington; 20 staff;

Is a project of the Meridian Institute that “engages in ocean policy reform to advance coordinated and comprehensive ocean management.” Meridian Institute serves as the secretariat, helping JOCI to “identify, communicate, and actualize bipartisan ocean policy solutions that safeguard the ocean environment and bolster the economy.”


Leadership: Norman Y. Mineta & Christine Todd Whitman (Council Co-Chairs)

Joint Ocean Commission Initiative contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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