On Monday 8 June - World Ocean Day - the Virtual Ocean Literacy Summit will be livestreamed between 11:00 and 14:00. The Summit brings together the EU, IOC-UNESCO and other international partners to discuss the role of ocean literacy (OL) in transforming knowledge into action, in the context of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development. During the summit, Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, will announce the creation of the "EU4Ocean” coalition. The EU4Ocean initiative will amplifiy ongoing OL efforts by connecting organisations, projects and people. It is EU’s contribution to ocean literacy and a call for action to all citizens to engage for more sustainable oceans.