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Importance of capacity building for a new agreement on BBNJ
Outcomes from side event co-organized by Common Oceans ABNJ Capacity Project at the Intergovernmental Conference on BBNJ
United Nations Headquarters, 6 September 2018. The Government of France, Permanent Mission of Barbados, Global Ocean Forum/International Coastal and Ocean Organization (GOF), Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, and Ocean Policy Research Institute of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation co-hosted a side event on Options on Approaches,...
Assessing value propositions to reduce billfish mortality in the Western Central Atlantic
Economic Impact Analysis of Commercial and Recreational Billfish Fisheries in Grenada and the Dominican Republic
The main objective of the Economic Impact Analysis, commissioned by Conservation International in support of the business case development efforts in the Caribbean as part of the Common Oceans ABNJ Ocean Partnerships Project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),...
Three side events at first session of the Intergovernmental Conference on BBNJ coorganized by FAO and the Common Oceans ABNJ Program
New York City, UN HQ – Following just under 10 years of international discussions at the United Nations that considered the development of a new, international, legally-binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the first session of the Intergovernmental...
International conference on common oceans at world’s first high seas aquarium
Looking to boost the general public’s understanding of the high seas, international experts gathered at the Nausicaa Aquarium in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France last month to discuss the rich and complex issues related to our common oceans – the areas beyond national jurisdication.   Taking place against the backdrop of the world’s first...
Reducing capacity in the Eastern Pacific tuna purse seine sector – study released by WWF under the Common Oceans ABNJ Project on Ocean Partnerships
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF-US) recently completed a study on the costs of overcapacity and methods to reduce capacity in the Eastern Pacific tuna purse seine sector to support its business case executed under one of the sub-projects of the Common Oceans ABNJ Project on Ocean Partnerships. Results from...
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