Regional Ocean Governance
Call for a transformation in how societies interact with the planet and each otherNeed new technologies, new knowledge and new ways of structuring societies and economiesAlso a fundamental change in the cultural and political approaches to development.
In August, the Ninth Conference of Parties to the Nairobi Convention adopted Decision CP.9/6 on Ocean Governance, urging parties to work with regional bodies to implement AMCEN’s Cairo Declaration, the 2050 Africa Integrated Maritime Strategy, and the provisions of Agenda 2063 on ecosystem-based management approaches. The decision also requested the Secretariat to contribute to the development of an African strategy on ocean governance.
The purpose of this virtual meeting will be to further the discussion on developing a Regional Ocean Governance Strategy for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) on Monday 26 April 2021 from 15h00 –17h00 EAT.