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    White Flag Certified Safe Marine Area (CSMA)

    White Flag Certified Safe Marine Areas (CSMAs) stand for the world's most purest and cleanest oceans', lakes' and rivers' surfaces physically cleaned from plastic and other marine debris. Since its launch in Monaco (2012) with H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, Whiteflag International has managed to become the... Read more

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    Malta as the first plastic-free ocean country

    Malta will become the world's leading top environmental ocean tourism destination that provides plastic-free beaches along its whole coastline (White Flag Macro CSMA). Country of Malta is the first country in the world to expand its White Flag program from micro to macro CSMA certification which implies the... Read more

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    First White Flag award to Seychelles

    In September 2018, the White Flag will be awarded for the first time to Republic of Seychelles, the world's most exotic tourism destination.The first White flag to the Republic of Seychelles will be awarded to H.E. Danny Faure, President of Seychelles, by H.E. Kristijan Curavic, OACM President. This will declare... Read more

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    White Flag unite people to protect the oceans

    Year 2019 is scheduled for Whiteflag International to unite all continents in working together and taking concrete measures towards protection, preservation, and physical cleaning of the ocean. This will present the Whiteflag International global promotional campaign for countries... Read more

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    "Raise the Flag for the Oceans" campaign

    The world's first environmental campaign called “Raise the Flag for the Oceans” will be launched in Malta by H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta. This unique initiative is aimed towards promotion and raising awareness across the planet among presidents, prime... Read more

Why should you choose a Whiteflag establishment?

The holders of the White Flag directly support the protection of the world's oceans, lakes, and rivers by performing local cleanups. A percentage of the profit from each White Flag goes directly to GUWAA (Global Underwater Awareness Association), a non-profit NGO that works to clean the waterways globally via hands-on practical cleanups. GUWAA has acquired worldwide credibility through showing visual results by salvaging enormous amounts of garbage from the bottoms of the world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers.

Visit GUWAA website for more information.

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Last White Flag awarded owners

Beau Vallon

Beau Vallon

Location: Seychelles
Date of award: 08 September 2018
White Flag awarded by: Kristijan Curavić, OACM President
Golden Bay

Golden Bay

Location: Malta
Date of award: 05 October 2018
White Flag awarded by: Kristijan Curavić, OACM President

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Our Ocean Conference 2018, Bali, Indonesia
02 Nov

Our Ocean Conference 2018, Bali, Indonesia

On 29th and 30th October, Our Ocean Conference 2018 was held in Bali, Indonesia, an event which has gathered many high-level government officials and representatives from various organizations...

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