The Marine Regions Forum 2023 took place in the Western Indian Ocean, hosted by the United Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Seychelles. The conference brought together 183 global and regional experts from 7th to the 9th November, for three days of interactive discussions and knowledge exchange to enhance cooperation and advance ocean governance in the region and beyond. Read more Marine Regions Forum 2023
The Marine Regions Forum’s engagement with the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region took a leap forward recently, thanks to an invitation from the Nairobi Convention Secretariat to attend a Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Information Management Strategy (IMS) capacity development workshop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The Marine Regions Forum team together with partners organised two events during the 2022 UN Ocean Conference (UNOC) from 27 June – 1 July 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal. The UNOC, co-hosted by Portugal and Kenya, had as theme “Scaling up ocean action based on science and innovation for the implementation of Goal 14: stocktaking, partnerships and solutions” and aimed to mobilise action to implement sustainable development goal (SDG) 14.
The Marine Regions Forum launched a new Policy Brief during the United Nations Ocean Conference 2022 in Lisbon: Sustainable Blue Recovery: Fostering Resilience for Marine Regions.