On November 19th, the STRONG High Seas project held a webinar on “Marine Genetic Resources: Building Capacities for Ocean Governance”.
Participants from the western coast of Africa met at the Lagoon Beach Hotel, Cape Town, for a two-day capacity building workshop on Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) on the 27th and 28th November 2019. The workshop was the first of two sessions planned for the Southeast Atlantic region, organized under the STRONG High Seas Project, by the International Ocean Institute – African Region, in collaboration with BirdLife International. Read more STRONG HIGH SEAS – Capacity Building Workshop in Africa
PROG researchers co-authored and presented a policy brief on Regional Ocean Governance in the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework at the Convention on Biological Diversity’s 2020 Ocean Pathways Week on 11-15 November 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Read more PROG researchers contribute to Convention on Biological Diversity’s 2020 Ocean Pathways Week
On 14-15 November 2019, STRONG High Seas project partner IDDRI organised a regional workshop to discuss how to strengthen monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS) in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) in the Southeast Pacific. This workshop was held at CPPS Headquarters, Guayaquil, Ecuador and builds on two international expert meeting previously held in Paris on technological tools (July 2018) and policy options (April 2019). Read more STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop on Strengthening Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) in the Southeast Pacific