The following list presents a selection of relevant publications by the PROG and its partner institutions.


Regional Ocean Governance of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Lessons Learnt and Ways Forward  

Wright, G., and Rochette, J. (2018)

STRONG High Seas Report.

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

Durussel, C., Wright, G., Wienrich, N., Boteler, B., Unger, S., Rochette, J. (2018)

STRONG High Seas Report.

Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Options for Underpinning a Strong Global BBNJ Agreement through Regional and Sectoral Governance.

Gjerde, K., Boteler, B., Durussel, C., Rochette, J., Unger, S., Wright‚ G. (2018)

STRONG High Seas Policy Brief.

Strengthening the Legal and Institutional Framework of the Southeast Pacific: Focus on the BBNJ Package Elements.

Durussel, C., Soto Oyarzún, E., Urrutia S., O. (2017)

International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 2017, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 635 – 671.

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal for the Oceans.

Unger, S., Müller, A., Rochette, J., Schmidt, S., Shackeroff Theisen, J., Wright, G. (2017)

IASS Policy Brief, 2017, 1.

Strong sustainability in coastal areas: a conceptual interpretation of SDG 14.

Neumann, B., Ott K, Kenchington R. (2017)

Sustainability Science, 2017, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 1019–10351.

SDG 14 – Conserve and Sustainably Use the Oceans, Seas and Marine Resources for Sustainable Development.

Schmidt, S., Neumann, B., Waweru Y., Durussel C., Unger S., Visbeck M. (2017)

In: International Council for Science (ICSU), 2017. A Guide to SDG Interactions: from Science to Implementation [D.J. Griggs, M. Nilsson, A. Stevance, D. McCollum (eds)]. International Council for Science, Paris.

Partnering for a Sustainable Ocean: The Role of Regional Ocean Governance in implementing SDG14.(Summary for Decision Makers)

Wright, G., Schmidt, S., Rochette, J., Shackeroff, J., Unger, S., Waweru, Y., Müller, A. (2017)

PROG: IDDRI, IASS, TMG & UN Environment.

Towards Transparent Governance of Deep Seabed Mining.

Christiansen, S., Ardron, J., Jaeckel, A., Singh, P., Unger, S. (2016)

IASS Policy Brief, 2016, 2.

Regional Oceans Governance – Making Regional Seas Programmes, Regional Fishery Bodies and Large Marine Ecosystem Mechanisms Work Better Together.

Billé, R., Chabason, L., Drankier,P. , Molenaar, E. J. , Rochette, J. (2016)

UNEP Regional Seas Reports and Studies No. 19.

Capacity Development for Oceans, Coasts, and the 2030 Agenda.

Shackeroff Theisen, J. M., Atkinson, S. R., Awad, A., Beaudoin, Y., Canals, P., Durussel, C., Edwards, P. E. T., Gombos, M., Hornidge, A.-K., Lameier, M., Nakamura, T., Philibotte, J., Porsché, I., Pratt, C., Robertson, L. F., Schwab, P., Unger, S., Winter, A. (2016)

IASS Policy Brief, 2016, 3.

High seas fisheries: what role for a new international instrument?

Wright, G., Rochette, J., Blom, L., Currie, D., Durussel, C., Gjerde, K., Unger, S. (2016)

IDDRI Studies, 03/2016.

A New Chapter for the High Seas? Historic decision to negotiate an international legally binding instrument on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.

Rochette, J., Wright, G., Gjerde, K. M., Greiber, T., Unger, S., Spadone, A. (2015)

IASS Working Paper, April 2015.

Special Section: Advancing Governance of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction.

Houghton, K. and Rochette, J. (guest eds.) (2014)

Marine Policy, 2014, Volume 49, pp 81-194.

The Scores at Half Time. An update on the international discussions on the governance of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction.

Wright, G., Rochette, J., Unger, S., Gjerde, K., Ardron, J. A. (2014)

IASS Working Paper, October 2014.

Advancing Governance of the High Seas.

Ardron, J. A., Druel, E., Gjerde, K., Houghton, K. J., Rochette, J., Unger, S. (2013)

IASS Policy Brief, 2013, 1.

Guest Articles:

Unger, S. and Neumann, B. (2017): Want to protect the oceans? Time to consider the wider world of development. World Economic Forum, 02 June 2017.

Stevance, A.-S., Unger, S., Neumann, B. (2017): Focus on Interactions to Make the SDGs a Success: Our Key Messages for the Ocean Conference. IISD SDG Knowledge Hub, 05 June 2017.



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