The Commonwealth Secretariat welcomes people from across the Commonwealth to share their special connections with the ocean via video. View the Sea of Voices video gallery below.

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Empowering Waves - World Oceans Day 2024

Featuring: Yudmila Chunguan, Karen Sack, Hans Bathija, Rebecca Daniel, Shelley Addison-Bell, Michelle de la Harpe-Germani.

Team Antigua Island Girls

Featuring: Kevinia Francis, Christal Clashing and Samara Emmanuel


Satya Narayana Rao

Student & Activist

Matthew Pierre-Rogers

Marine Biologist

Ibiso Ikiroma-Owiye

Climate Activist & Ocean Conservationist


David Henry

St. Lucia

Amon Muberuka

Youth Advisory Committee of the Commonwealth 

Sweelan Renaud

Climate & Environmental Activist 

Nafesha Richardson

Founder, SPARK SVG and Blue Charter Ocean Gender Outreach Assistant 

Ruth Gutierrez-Corley

PhD Student in Islands and Small States Studies


Vishal Prasad

Pacific Island Students Fighting Climate Change, Fiji

Dani Nembhard

Marine Scientist, Jamaica

Dainalyn Swaby

Commonwealth Blue Charter Youth Coordinator, Jamaica

Rotaract Club of Liguanea Plains



Allen Boniface

SeyCCAT, Seychelles

Deepeeka Kaullysing 

Senior Lecturer, University of Mauritius, Mauritius

Chantal Nativel 

Freelance Event Producer, South Africa

Rahanna Juman

Acting Director, Institute of Marine Affairs, Trinidad and Tobago

Sally Earthrowl

Mission Leader, eXXpedition, United Kingdom

Nikkey Dawn

Ocean advocate, eXXpedition and Co-founder Seakin Collective


Kristina Gjerde

The International Union for Conservation of Nature

Angelique Brathwaite

Director Wider Caribbean and Co-founder Blue finance, Barbados

James Nikitine

Founder and CEO, Blue Cradle, New Zealand

Alan Deidun 

Ocean Ambassador for Malta, Malta


Emily Penn

Founder, eXXpedition, United Kingdom 


Afroz Shah 

Environment Change Champion of the Earth, India

Beverly Wade

Director, Belize Fisheries Department, Belize

Alexandra Cousteau 

Senior Adviser, Oceana 

Dr Michael White 

Marine Zoologist, Tongareva Atoll, New Zealand 

Chris Mcowen 

Lead Marine Scientist, UNEP - WCMC, United Kingdom 

Taholo Kami 

Special Representative for Oceans, Fiji

Vincent Meriton 

Vice President, Seychelles

Lewis Pugh 

UN Patron of the Oceans, United Kingdom


Thérèse Coffey 

UK Department of Environment, United Kingdom

Ralph Regenvanu 

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vanuata

Peter Thomson 

United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean, Fiji

Ellen MacArthur 

Ellen MacArthur Foundation, United Kingdom


Pen Hadow 

Artic Ocean explorer, United Kingdom

Holly Neate 

Marine Science Educator, Canada

Shamoy Hajare 

Jamaica School for Social Entrepreneurship, Jamaica

Angelique Pouponneau

CEO of SeyCCAT, Seychelles 

Alistair Graham 

World Wide Fund for Nature International, United Kingdom


Timothy Gordon 

Marine Biologist, United Kingdom

Oliver Glanville 

Rowing World Record Holder, United Kingdom


Contribute to the Sea of Voices

The Commonwealth Secretariat welcomes people from across the Commonwealth to share their special connections with the ocean via video.

Submit your video