STRONG High Seas Resources

Project information

Project regional platforms

Project Fact Sheets

Project reports

  • Strengthening Regional Ocean Governance for the High Seas: Opportunities and Challenges to Improve the Legal and Institutional Framework of the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific (2018) [English]
  • Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (01/2020)
  • Options for Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance of Human Activities in the Southeast Pacific Region (11/2020)
  • Options for Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance of Human Activities in the Southeast Atlantic Region (11/2021)
  • Strengthening High Seas Governance Through Enhanced Environmental Assessment Processes (01/2021)
  • Report on Socio-Economic Importance of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
  • Study on Measures to Support Conservation Efforts for Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
    • Southeast Atlantic region: [English]/[Français] (03/2022)
    • Southeast Pacific region: [English (available soon)]/[Español] (04/2022)
  • Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project: Capacity Development in the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific Region for Conservation of Marine Biodiversity in ABNJ
  • Glossary of Ocean Governance Terms (05/2022)
  • Integrated Ocean Management for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of ABNJ in the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific (05/2022)
  • Conserving the Global Ocean: Initial Indications for Effective Area-based Management Tools on the High Seas (2022)
  • Applying a Participative Multi-Stakeholder Approach in Transdisciplinary Ocean Governance Research: Reflections from the STRONG High Seas Project (2022)

Policy briefs

  • Policy brief – Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Options for Underpinning a Strong BBNJ Agreement through Regional and Sectoral Governance (08/2018)
  • Policy brief – Keeping an Eye on the High Seas: Strengthening Monitoring, Control, and Surveillance Through a New Marine Biodiversity Treaty (07/2019)
  • Policy Brief – Towards Ecosystem-based Management of the Global Ocean: Strengthening Regional Cooperation through a New Agreement for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (12/2019)
  • Policy Brief – The Role of Regional Cooperation in Strengthening High Seas Governance: Conceptual Framework and Key Recommendations (09/2021)

Workshop summaries

  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 1: Opportunities for Strengthening Ocean Governance in the Southeast Pacific (06/2018, Cali)
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 1: Opportunities for Strengthening Ocean Governance in the Southeast Atlantic (06/2018, Abidjan)
  • STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop: Technological tools for Monitoring Control and Surveillance in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (07/2018, Paris)
  • STRONG High Seas High-Level Expert Meeting: Building a Strong High Seas Treaty: What is the Role for Regional Ocean Governance? (09/2018, New York)
  • STRONG High Seas Capacity Building Workshop: BBNJ Capacity Building Workshop for UN Negotiations 1 (09/2018, New York)
  • STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop: Baseline Revision and Ecological Analysis (02/2019, Guayaquil)
  • STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop: Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) through an international instrument on high seas biodiversity (02/2019, Paris)
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 2: Science for Solutions: Bringing Stakeholders Together to Improve Ocean Planning and Governance in ABNJ of the Southeast Pacific (03/2019, Guayaquil)
  • STRONG High Seas High-Level Expert Meeting: Towards an Effective High Seas Treaty: Building on and Strengthening Regional Ocean Governance (03/2019, New York)
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 2: Science for Solutions: Bringing Stakeholders Together to Improve Ocean Planning and Governance of ABNJ in the Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean (06/2019, Cape Town)
  • STRONG High Seas Capacity Building Workshop: Marine Genetic Resources and Area-based Management Tools (08/2019, New York)
  • STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop: Socioeconomic Analysis in ABNJ (10/2019, Baranquilla)
  • STRONG High Seas Capacity Building Workshop: Marine Biological Diversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) in the Southeast Atlantic region (11/2019, Cape Town)
  • STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop: Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) through an international instrument on high seas biodiversity (11/2019, Guayaquil)
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 3: Enhancing the Knowledge Base for Cross-Sectoral Management and Ocean Governance in ABNJ of the Southeast Pacific (02/2020, Lima)
  • STRONG High Seas Online Seminar – Part I: Sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in ABNJ in the South-East Pacific (01/2021)
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 3: Enhancing the Knowledge Base for Cross-Sectoral Management and Ocean Governance in ABNJ of the Southeast Atlantic (02/2021, online)
  • STRONG High Seas Online Seminar – Part II: Sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity in ABNJ in the South-East Pacific (03/2021)
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 4: The Role of Regional Cooperation Efforts for the High Seas of the Southeast Pacific (05/2021, online)
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 4: The Role of Regional Cooperation Efforts for the High Seas of the Southeast Atlantic (11/2021, online)
  • STRONG High Seas MCS Conference: High Seas Marine Protected Areas: Vast, Remote and Costly? (02/2022)
  • STRONG High Seas Inter-regional Dialogues on High Seas Governance
  • STRONG High Seas Dialogue Workshop 5: Towards Integrated Ocean Management of the High Seas: Lessons Learnt for Regional and Global Action (03/2022, online)
  • STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop: Integrated Ocean Management in the Southeast Pacific

Online Seminars

Featuring STRONG High Seas