Member States representatives of the Abidjan Convention and Nairobi Convention from Angola, Benin, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, DR Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea Equatorial, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nigeria, Sao Tomé e Príncipe, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, The Gambia, Togo, global and regional organisations, regional scientific institutions, academia and NGOs took part in a three-day workshop from 10 – 12 June 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more SCIENCE FOR SOLUTIONS: BRINGING STAKEHOLDERS TOGETHER TO IMPROVE OCEAN PLANNING AND GOVERNANCE IN ABNJ OF THE SOUTHEAST ATLANTIC AND WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN – STRONG HIGH SEAS DIALOGUE WORKSHOP 2

The STRONG High Seas project took part in the third session of the Intergovernmental Conference on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (IGC 3), which took place 19-30 August at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA. Read more Strong Participation of STRONG High Seas at IGC 3

The STRONG High Seas project, together with Germany, the Secretariats of the Abidjan Convention and Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS), and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) hosted a workshop titled ‘Building Capacities for Regional Ocean Governance: Marine Genetic Resources and Area-based Management Tools’ on 25 August 2019 on the side-lines of the third session of negotiations for an international agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (IGC 3) in New York, USA. Read more STRONG High Seas ‘Building Capacities for Regional Ocean Governance’ Workshop