International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

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Filter: Fisheries
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Resilience and Social Capital: The Engagement of Fisheries Communities in Marine Spatial Planning
AUTHORS: Y.W. Bakker, J. de Koning, J. van Tatenhove ABSTRACT: Between 2010 and 2016, the Orkney Islands Council, Highland Council and Marine Scotland have collaborated to develop a pilot Marine Spatial Plan for the Pentland Firth and Orkney W...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Stopping Overexploitation of Living Resources on the High Seas
AUTHOR: Robert J. Hofman ABSTRACT: This paper reviews the provisions and efforts to implement the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) and the 1980 Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resourc...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Management: Review of Concepts, Policies, Tools and Critical Issues
AUTHORS: Stelios Katsanevakis, Vanessa Stelzenmüller, Andy South, Thomas Kirk Sørensen, Peter J.S. Jones, Sandy Kerr, Fabio Badalamenti, Christos Anagnostou, Patricia Breen, Guillem Chust, Giovanni D’Anna, Mike Duijn, Tatiana Filatova, Fabio Fiore...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Ecosystem-Based Marine Spatial Management: An Evolving Paradigm for the Management of Coastal and Marine Places
AUTHORS: Fanny Douvere and Charles Ehler ABSTRACT: The development and industrialization of the world’s oceans has evolved rapidly since the 15th century. Ongoing population growth, technological development, and growing consumer demand increa...
17 Oct 2019 - tda - project: 1188 - English Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem -Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis
The main objective of the Guinea Current TDA is to provide, on the basis of clearly established evidence, structured information relating to the degradation and changing state of the GCLME, to scale the realtive importance of the causes and souces...
15 Oct 2019 - publication - English Assessing Real Progress Towards Effective Ocean Protection
AUTHORS: Enric Sala, Jane Lubchenco, Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Catherine Novelli, Callum Roberts, U. Rashid Sumaila ABSTRACT: The United Nations’ target for global ocean protection is 10% of the ocean in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) by 2020. Th...
04 Oct 2019 - presentation - English [LME21] Special Presentation - 'REVOCEAN: Potential for a partnership'
Presented by Alex David Rogers, REVOCEAN, during the special presentation on 'REVOCEAN: Potential for a partnership.' This highlights research priorities for the LME projects especially in relation to plastic pollution, overfishing and environment...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME12] Summary Report
The Twelfth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME11] Summary Report
The Eleventh Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 9-10 July 2009. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oce...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME10] Summary Report
The Tenth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 8-9 July 2008. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME9] Summary Report
The Ninth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 10-11 July 2007. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Ocean...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME6] Summary Report
The Sixth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held from 23 to 30 March 2004. The Consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME3] Summary Report
The Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 13-14 June 2000. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the US Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis...
30 Aug 2019 - English [LME7] IOC-IUCN-NOAA Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) Report
The Seventh Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 5–6 July 2005. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Ocean...
30 Aug 2019 - English [LME8] IOC-UNEP-IUCN-NOAA Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) Report
The Eighth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 3–4 July 2006. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceani...
29 Aug 2019 - English [LME1] IOC-IUCN-NOAA Ad hoc Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) Report
The ad hoc Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME), the first-ever meeting to what will become an annual consultation for the LMEs of the world, was held on the 23-24 January 1997 in UNESCO headquarters, Paris. The consultation was c...
28 Aug 2019 - outreach-material - project: 2263 - English [BSERP] Final Seminar Presentation: 2007 Black Sea TDA
Showcased at the Final Seminar of the BSERP on 14-15 February 2008, Istanbul.
23 Aug 2019 - experience-notes - project: 4581 - English Experience Note: Mainstreaming the Management and Conservation of Sharks and Bycatch in Pacific High Seas Tuna Fisheries
The world's tuna fleet, comprising thousands of vessels from over 85 countries landing catches valued at >10 billion USD annually, is a critical global food source. But these fisheries are a major cause of mortality for some populations of seabird...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Scaling up Community Actions for International Waters Management
The GEF Small Grants Programme has supported the implementation of regional Strategic Action Programmes with 1,027 small grant projects in more than forty transboundary waterbodies around the World. SGP experience show that communities when empowe...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Governance Challenges, Gaps and Management Opportunities in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: A STAP Information Paper
Published in May 2017, this STAP information paper synthesizes the regulatory and legal frameworks of UNCLOS. It encourages the GEF to support actions that account for the diversity of ecosystem services that ABNJ provides to regulating the climat...

 

 

 

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