Headline: Veranstaltungen

IASS/UBA Dialogue Meeting with German stakeholders:

The Principle of the ‘Common Heritage of Mankind’ and its implications for the Exploitation Regulations of the ISA

A second dialogue meeting, jointly organised by UBA and IASS, took place at IASS on November 15, 2016. 21 participants from science, ministries and advisory bodies, NGOs and other stakeholders discussed the ‘Common Heritage of Mankind’ Principle in context with the globally adopted sustainability agenda (UN Agenda 2030). The issue was whether and if yes how the implementation of the Principle could be adjusted to today´s need for a balanced approach to ecosystem protection and use.

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UBA/IASS - Fachgespräch in Potsdam

Der Vorteilsausgleich des Gemeinsamen Erbes – Was ist gemeint?

Anforderungen des Prinzips „Common Heritage of Mankind“ und der ökonomischen Theorie „Naturkapital“ sowie Ausgestaltung eines angemessenen Finanzmechanismus

Das Seerechtsübereinkommen hat den Tiefseeboden und seine Ressourcen zum Gemeinsamen Erbe der Menschheit erklärt („Common Heritage of Mankind“). Ein Kernelement dieses Prinzips ist die Verpflichtung zum Vorteilsausgleich („benefit sharing“).

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STRONG High Seas Expert Workshop:

‘Building a Strong High Seas Treaty - What is the Role for Regional Ocean Governance?’

Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) cover about half of the planet’s surface, have high biodiversity and deliver important ecosystem services. While there is a growing economic and political interest in exploitation of marine resources in ABNJ, there is to date no comprehensive global instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity in these areas (BBNJ).

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STRONG High Seas BBNJ Training for UN Negotiations

This training is targeted to support State delegates to the negotiations on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ). It will be the opportunity to bring together ministry representatives and UN negotiators from the Southeast Pacific and Southeast Atlantic regions.

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