What do ocean governance and integrated ocean management mean? This episode of Ocean Insight by MeerWissen seeks to answer this question from the perspective of the Western Indian Ocean and the Nairobi Convention.
Dive in and learn about the challenges of ocean governance in an international context, especially one as diverse as the WIO region. Listen to what is achievable, and what has been done to successfully address these challenges.
The Nairobi Convention has been mandated to develop an Ocean Governance Strategy for the Western Indian Ocean -WIO- region. Most recently, COP Decision 10.5 – “to finalize the development, in a participatory process, with the support of partners, the ocean governance strategy for the Western Indian Ocean region as a contribution to the African ocean governance strategy” has provided momentum to the process of regional ocean governance strategy development.
Read more about the ongoing process of developing the Western Indian Ocean Governance Strategy HERE.