STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop – The Role of Regional Cooperation Efforts for the High Seas of the Southeast Atlantic

On 16-17 November 2021, the Secretariat of the Abidjan Convention and the STRONG High Seas project organised the fourth Dialogue Workshop in the Southeast Atlantic region. The workshop brought together more than 50 participants from national governments as well as global and regional organisations, regional scientific institutions, academia, the private sector and NGOs. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop was held online.

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New report on Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance in the Southeast Atlantic

Following the online expert workshop entitled “Monitoring, Control and Surveillance of Human Activities in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) in Western Africa” of 5 and 6 May 2021, STRONG High Seas project partner IDDRI published a new report on options to strengthen monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) of human activities in the Southeast Atlantic region (between Mauritania and South Africa). Read more New report on Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance in the Southeast Atlantic

STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop on Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) in the Southeast Atlantic – May 2021

On 5-6 May 2021, STRONG High Seas project partner IDDRI organised a two-day online workshop entitled “Monitoring, Control and Surveillance of Human Activities in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) in Western Africa”. Read more STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop on Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) in the Southeast Atlantic – May 2021

STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop on ‘The Role of Regional Cooperation Efforts for the High Seas of the Southeast Pacific’

On 26-27 May 2021, the Secretariat of the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS) and the STRONG High Seas project organised the fourth Dialogue Workshop in the Southeast Pacific region. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop was held online and brought together more than 100 participants from CPPS member countries as well as global and regional organisations, regional scientific institutions, academia, the private sector and NGOs.

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STRONG Dialogue Workshop 3 on ‘Enhancing the Knowledge Base for Cross-Sectoral Management and Ocean Governance in ABNJ of the Southeast Atlantic’

On 16-17 February 2021, the STRONG High Seas project along with its partner the Abidjan Convention Secretariat organised the third Dialogue Workshop ‘Enhancing the Knowledge Base for Cross-Sectoral Management and Ocean Governance in ABNJ of the Southeast Atlantic’. The workshop brought together online more than 40 participants from member States of the Abidjan Convention as well as global and regional organisations, scientific institutions. The stakeholders discussed various topics relevant to biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction, including recent findings of the STRONG High Seas project and work of the participants as well as spoke about future work and initiatives.

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