Headline: Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Options for Underpinning a Strong Global BBNJ Agreement through Regional and Sectoral Governance

The policy brief introduces the value of and threats to the marine environment and biodiversity beyond national boundaries, describes the current framework for ocean governance in ABNJ and provides a basic background on the upcoming BBNJ Intergovernmental Conference (the first session will be held from 4 to 17 September 2018 in New York). The policy brief highlights the importance of the interplay between the global and regional levels and identifies possible options for underpinning a strong global BBNJ agreement through regional and sectoral governance.

Publication Year
2018
Publication Type
IASS Policy Briefs
Citation

Gjerde, K., Boteler, B., Durussel, C., Rochette, J., Unger, S., Wright, G. (2018): Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Options for Underpinning a Strong Global BBNJ Agreement through Regional and Sectoral Governance. - IASS Policy Brief, 2018.DOI: http://doi.org/10.2312/iass.2018.015

DOI
10.2312/iass.2018.015
Links
http://publications.iass-potsdam.de/pubman/item/escidoc:3571899:5/component/esc…
Staff involved
Projects involved
Strengthening Regional Ocean Governance for the High Seas (STRONG High Seas)