The STRONG High Seas project, together with its partners the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS) and the Abidjan Convention Secretariat organised a series of Inter-Regional Dialogues on High Seas Governance in the South Pacific and Africa regions. Read more Series of inter-regional dialogues on high seas governance in the South Pacific and Africa regions
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.
The STRONG High Seas project has published two new complementary reports on the socio-economic importance of areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) in the Southeast Atlantic and Southeast Pacific regions.
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.