IOI Continuing Professional Development

Course 2: New Developments and Emerging Issues in Ocean Governance

Nine online sessions between 4th Oct. – 4th Nov. 2021

This online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course is offered jointly by IOI-Southern Africa and IOI-Canada as part of IOI’s commitment to continuing professional development for its alumni.  Nine live sessions in a series of three modules will utilise presentations, discussions, readings, videos and interactive tools to explore new and emerging issues in UNCLOS & ABNJ; Climate Change & Health of the Ocean; and Small-scale FisheriesThe schedule is available here and you can find out more our speakers here.

To apply, complete this online form by the application deadline of 15th September 2021.

The intended audience is anyone who has completed an IOI training programme prior to 2020 and is keen to improve their knowledge of recent developments in the field.  Since the course will be interactive, the class size will be capped at 24 and only applicants who can attend all nine sessions will be accepted.  Participants will be selected using a combination of criteria including gender, sectoral background, geographic location and profession.

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.