World Ocean Day is a United Nations designated day, celebrated every year globally among maritime community to highlight the importance of safe and healthy oceans. National Centre for Maritime Policy Research (NCMPR), will celebrate World Oceans Day on 8th June 2017 at Bahria University Karachi Campus. In this regard, following activities are scheduled to be held:
1. Go Blue Drive – Awareness campaign will be run in Bahria University Karachi Campus from 5th to 9th June as part of World Ocean Day celebrations. Awareness banners and panaflexes will be displayed at prominent places in Bahria University, and ocean message (small cards carrying facts about oceans) will be distributed amongst students and faculty. A brief write-up on the importance of oceans and seas will also be contributed for Bahria University TV and Radio for awareness under go blue drive.
2. Ocean Pledge Wall at NCMPR will be displayed. All students and faculty members will be invited to write their ocean promise. The aim of the activity is to inspire ocean conservation for further generation.