New report: Conserving the Global Ocean: Initial Indications for Effective Area-based Management Tools on the High Seas

The STRONG High Seas project has published a new report providing initial indications on how the international community can take pragmatic steps to provide a basis for the effective use of area-based management tools (ABMTs) and marine protected areas (MPAs) in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). Read more New report: Conserving the Global Ocean: Initial Indications for Effective Area-based Management Tools on the High Seas

New Report: Applying a Participative Multi-Stakeholder Approach in Transdisciplinary Ocean Governance Research: Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project

The STRONG High Seas project has published a new report providing reflections from the research team on the numerous lessons learned during the project duration on participative multi-stakeholder approaches in transdisciplinary ocean governance research, such as designing and implementing effective engagement strategies, designing targeted capacity development programmes, and fostering co-creative research processes for supporting decision-making and achieving policy impact. Read more New Report: Applying a Participative Multi-Stakeholder Approach in Transdisciplinary Ocean Governance Research: Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project

New report: Integrated Ocean Management for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of ABNJ in the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific

The STRONG High Seas project has published a new report providing an overview of challenges and opportunities for integrated ocean management (IOM) in the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific regions and recommendations to enhance IOM for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) in these regions. Read more New report: Integrated Ocean Management for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of ABNJ in the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific

New Publication: Glossary of Ocean Governance Terms

The STRONG High Seas project has published a Glossary of Ocean Governance Terms to provide decision-makers and other stakeholders, including the private sector, scientific communities, civil society, and traditional communities, with a reference lexicon on ocean governance related terms to facilitate understanding when engaging in negotiations and implementation of international and national policies and regulations. Read more New Publication: Glossary of Ocean Governance Terms

Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project: Capacity Development for Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in ABNJ

The STRONG High Seas project has published new reports providing reflections and recommendations for capacity development for the conservation of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) in the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific regions. Read more Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project: Capacity Development for Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in ABNJ

STRONG HIGH SEAS DIALOGUE WORKSHOP ‘Towards Integrated Ocean Management of the High Seas: Lessons Learnt for Regional and Global Action’

On 29-31 March 2022, the STRONG High Seas project, including the Secretariat of the Abidjan Convention and the Secretariat of the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS), organised the fifth STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop. This workshop brought together more than 130 participants from national governments from the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific regions as well as global and regional organisations, scientific institutions, academia, the private sector, and NGOs. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop was held online. Read more STRONG HIGH SEAS DIALOGUE WORKSHOP ‘Towards Integrated Ocean Management of the High Seas: Lessons Learnt for Regional and Global Action’

STRONG High Seas Online Workshop – High Seas Marine Protected Areas: Vast, Remote and Costly?

On 15 and 16 February 2022, IDDRI, in the context of the STRONG High Seas project and in cooperation with the International Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (IMCS) Network and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), organised an online informal workshop under the Chatham House rule entitled “High Seas Marine Protected Areas: Vast Remote and Costly?”.

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