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Workshop on Linking Global and Regional Levels in the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction from Feb 17, 2015 08:00 AM to Feb 20, 2015 05:00 PM Rome, Italy, by Damaris Waigwa
This workshop will foster an open and constructive policy dialogue for supporting national, regional, and global processes in place (formal and informal) in enhancing ecosystem approaches to the management of ABNJ.
FileABNJ Flyer by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 08, 2014 10:34 AM
Flyer for the Workshop on Linking Global and Regional Levels in the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
ContactPersonMr. Luca Limongelli by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 08, 2014 10:22 AM
, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO),
ContactPersonMs. Tina Farmer by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 08, 2014 10:14 AM
, Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), ABNJ:LEARN
FileBenguela Current Commission FactSheet by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 08, 2014 09:33 AM
The Benguela Current Commission (BCC) is a multi-sectoral inter-governmental, initiative of Angola, Namibia and South Africa. It promotes the vision of the Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem (BCLME) sustaining human and ecosystem well-being for generation after generation. The BCLME is richly endowed with both living and non-living resources – from large oil and gas reserves to abundant fisheries and unrivalled natural beauty. The BCC provides a vehicle for the countries of the region to introduce an “ecosystem approach to ocean governance”. This means that the three countries work together to manage the marine environment. The BCC was established on January 2007 through the signing of an Interim Agreement. Then, on 18 March 2013, the governments of Angola, Namibia and South Africa signed the Benguela Current Convention, a groundbreaking environmental treaty that entrenches the Benguela Current Commission as a permanent inter-governmental organisation.
FileStrategic Action Programme for the Benguela Current Commission (2015-2019) by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 08, 2014 09:22 AM
Portuguese version
FileStrategic Action Programme for the Benguela Current Commission (2015-2019) by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 08, 2014 09:21 AM
The TDA provides the technical input for this document – the BCC Strategic Action Programme (SAP). It scales the relative importance of the transboundary problems and proposes practical preventative and remedial actions, in the form of policy actions, to help achieve the sustainable integrated management of the BCLME. The SAP is supplemented by an Implementation Plan, an operational document that details the activities required to implement the policy actions. In 1999, the BCLME community developed a first TDA and SAP and in 2013 it repeated the process to produce updated and improved documents with an accompanying Implementation Plan. This SAP (for the period 2015 to 2019) has been formulated to reflect the objectives, principles and functions set out for the BCC in the newly signed Benguela Current Convention, the policy framework that now guides the BCLME community. It addresses the challenges to the BCLME and outlines implementable policy actions that aim to resolve the transboundary environmental issues, address key threats and their root causes, and enhance sustainable development opportunities within the BCLME.
IWRA Webinar: Land and Water Governance In Urban Regions Dec 15, 2014 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Global, by Montakan Chimmuang
An International Water Resources Association webinar discussing our 3rd policy briefing; Land and Water Governance In Urban Regions. Join Dr. Thomas Hartmann, Dr. Barbara Warner, Karen Hetz, Meike Levin-Keitel, and Barbara Temples in discussing these critical issues facing academics, policy makers, and citizens around the world.
SAVE THE DATE! WOC SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT – SINGAPORE from Nov 09, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 11, 2015 06:00 PM Singapore, by Damaris Waigwa
The World Ocean Council (WOC) is proud to announce that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in Singapore, Hong Kong and responsible business leadership companies from around the world.
FileCReW's Lines, Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2014 by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 03, 2014 01:22 PM
This issue features: Stakeholders Weigh-in on Wastewater Management in Guyana, Engaging the Media for a Change!, World Toilet Day, Jamaica's new environmental regulations spur training for water and wastewater operators, How can we Transform Environmental Science, Management and Activism into Compelling and Useful Journalism?, Sanitation for All - the Drive to 2015, The UN-Water Decade Programme on advocacy andCommunication (UNW-DRC) Resources
FileCReWs Lines, Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2014 by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 03, 2014 01:21 PM
This issue features: GEF CReW and the LBS Protocol, Belize’s first generation GEF CReW project is the Belmopan WWTP, Landmark Agreement makes Online Training in Water and Wastewater Management Available to more Caribbean Countries, Regional Water Security—Strengthening Collaboration , Countries focus on Public Education and Awareness and Policy and Institutional Strengthening
Visiting Scientist/Consultant – Economist, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change (IWMI) by Montakan Chimmuang — last modified Dec 03, 2014 11:05 AM
The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is looking for a motivated and highly competent individual for the position of Visiting Scientist/Consultant – Economist for the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). His/her work will contribute to the local adaptation planning, which focuses on research that provides solutions to generate an enabling environment at sub-national scale for climate smart agricultural adoption in our target regions (Application Deadline: 31 December 2014).
Senior Environmental Affairs Officer, P5 - UNEP by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 03, 2014 09:55 AM
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations system's designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action. UNEP's Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA) is responsible for analyzing the state of the global environment, providing early warning information and assessing global and regional environmental trends to catalyse and promote international cooperation and action on the environment. This post is located in UNEP/DEWA at the Nairobi Duty Station. Under the overall guidance of the Director, DEWA, and the direct supervision of the Chief, Scientific Assessment Branch (SAB), the incumbent will function as Head of the Integrated Environmental Assessment Section (IEA) (Application Deadline: 1 February 2015)
2015 World Water Week from Aug 23, 2015 08:00 AM to Aug 28, 2015 06:00 PM Stockholm, Sweden, by Montakan Chimmuang
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) organizes the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm under the theme of “Water for Development”. During the Week in Stockholm, there are discussion and debate about water and development from a multitude of perspectives and angles.
Gold in the Amazon by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 03, 2014 07:18 AM
Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek and Herbie Hancock, Amazon Gold is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey that bears witness to the apocalyptic destruction of the rainforest in the pursuit of illegally mined gold. Visit http://amazongoldfilm.com for more information.
Community-Based Adaptation to Climate Change Empowers Coastal Communities in Timor-Leste by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Dec 03, 2014 07:14 AM
In this video, produced by the Asian Development Bank and WorldFish, community members and leaders in the coastal districts of Atauro and Batugade in Timor-Leste learn how to protect their livelihoods against climate change by using community-based adaptation processes.
Programme Officer, Communications (WSSCC) by Montakan Chimmuang — last modified Dec 03, 2014 07:20 AM
The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is looking for a skilled specialist to serve as a team member of the Sanitation and Water for All Secretariat, supporting the communications needs of the Sanitation and Water for All partnership (Application Deadline: 4 January 2015).
Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping (GeoHab) 2015 from May 04, 2015 08:00 AM to May 08, 2015 06:00 PM Salvador, Brazil, by Damaris Waigwa
The GeoHab 2015 annual conference will be held for the first time in South America. in the historic city of Salvador-Brazil, from the 4th to the 8th of May. We are pleased to invite you to come to Brazil and join us in 2015. The annual conference brings geologists, biologists, acousticians, statisticians, spatial analysts and environmental managers from around the world and provides a truly multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas that underpin sustainable ocean management.
FileABNJ_Annuancement&Application by Montakan Chimmuang — last modified Dec 01, 2014 07:08 AM
ABNJ_Annuancement&Application
New Nile Opportunities: Scientific advances towards Prosperity in the Eastern Nile Basin from Dec 08, 2014 09:30 AM to Dec 09, 2014 06:00 PM Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by Montakan Chimmuang
ENTRO and UNESCO-IHE are organizing the Second New Nile Conference with the theme "New Nile Opportunities: Scientific advances towards Prosperity in the Eastern Nile Basin". This conference is a follow up to the first New Nile conference carried in Khartoum in May 2013 to foster exchange of scientific information to support cooperation in the Eastern Nile.
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