The STRONG High Seas project will be running a series of virtual capacity development workshops through 2021.
We welcome anyone with an interest in Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction, with particular focus on the Abidjan Convention Region. We hope that the series will provide the participants with tools and knowledge to share with their colleagues and across national departments to help the countries of the Abidjan Convention to enhance ocean governance in the region and implement the BBNJ treaty in their national context after its ratification.
A certificate will be issued to all those who participate in a minimum four of the events in the series. Simultaneous translation will be available in English and French for all events.
The series was kicked off with a two-day workshop on ‘An Introduction to the United Nations Law of the Sea and Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ)’. The second interactive virtual workshop in the capacity development series will be an introduction to the ‘Ecology and Connectivity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) and what Human Pressures are relevant‘. We will introduce you to Area Based Management Tools, including Marine Protected Areas.
Event 2: Ecology and Pressures of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction and Area Based Management Tools, including Marine Protected Areas
Date: 25th August 2021
Time: 12:00 – 15:30 Abidjan Time * 14:00 – 17:30 South African Time