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
- Publication Type
- IASS Policy Briefs
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.
- Staff involved
- Projects involved
- Strengthening Regional Ocean Governance for the High Seas (STRONG High Seas)