The Joint Ocean Commission Initiative brings together all sectors of the ocean community to catalyze action and monitor progress toward meaningful ocean policy reform.

Recent Updates

JOCI Supports H.R. 774

JOCI supports implementation of the Port State Measures Agreement.

IUU Fishing Enforcement Act Letter

New Three-Year Strategy

Strategy Overview

Our strategy aims to secure the health and productivity of our oceans into the future.

Overview of the 2014-2017 Strategy

Charting the Course

Charting the Course: Securing the Future of America's Oceans

Our 2013 recommendations on how to effectively manage our oceans.

Read Charting the Course Report

The challenges we face in managing our oceans effectively also present opportunities for innovation, collaboration, and actions. Our oceans are held in public trust, and we must act together to secure the future of our oceans and health and wealth of our nation.

— Charting the Course: Securing the Future of America's Oceans