Building International Partnerships Meeting

IOI-SA has been the Cape Town support base for the Building International Partnership to Enhance Science-Based Ecosystem Approaches in Support of Regional Ocean Governance Meeting.

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The meeting was organised by The GEF, UNDP, UNESCO IOC, UN Environment and FAO. The goal of the meeting was to enhance cross-sectoral, science based ecosystem approaches to regional ocean governance in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It took place in Cape Town on the 27th and 28th November, 2017 and was immediately followed by the 19th Large Marine Ecosystem Meeting from the 29th November until the 1st December.

Picture1The meeting report is available here: Report 2017. The agenda and all presentations are available on the IW:LEARN website.

Author: IOI-SA

IOI-SA focuses on Ocean Governance capacity development in Africa through training programmes aimed at harmonising management, policy and development. The IOI-SA produces research, policy and strategy-related outputs to address key challenges of sustainable ocean governance in support of the communities, governments, regions and international organizations concerned with securing a peaceful, prosperous and healthy future for all. The IOI-SA maintains particular focus on rural coastal communities, decision-makers, post­graduate students and schools. It achieves its mission through collaborating and networking with organizations and government agencies in Africa that are active in the sphere of marine and coastal management and sustainable livelihoods.