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04 Dec 2018 by eve - manual - English LME Governance Toolkit (2018)
This Governance “toolkit” provides an introduction into governance concepts relevant for Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) practitioners.
04 Dec 2018 by eve - manual - English Stakeholder Participation in Environmental Policy Toolkit (2018)
Environmental policy and management only succeed if key stakeholders feel engaged and have bought into the design of the actions concerned. The Toolkit for Stakeholder Participation in Environmental Policy provides practical guidance on how to ach...
19 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 5: The Partnership for Regional Ocean Governance (PROG) (Barbière, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Julian Barbiere, IOC-UNESCO.
19 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 5: Report on the Regional Seas Programme (Vanderbeck, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Isabelle Vanderbeck, UN Environment.
19 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 5: Cape Town Meeting Outcomes (Trumbic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Ivica Trumbic, GEF LME:LEARN.
19 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 5: Regional Ocean Governance Platform - draft proposal (Trumbic, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Ivica Trumbic, GEF LME:LEARN
19 Nov 2018 by eve - presentation - English Session 6: UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (Ryabinin, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 3-4 November 2018. Vladimir Ryabinin, IOC/UNESCO.
21 Sep 2018 by eve - outreach-material - English Coordinating Federal Support for the Gulf of Mexico Alliance
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance is a partnership, initiated in 2004, of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas, intent on signifi cantly increasing regional collaboration to enhance the environmental and ...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English The precautionary principle in environmental science (2001)
Environmental scientists play a key role in society’s responses to environmental problems, and many of the studies they perform are intended ultimately to affect policy. The precautionary principle, proposed as a new guideline in environmental de...
18 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Nesting, subsidiarity, and community-based environmental governance beyond the local scale (2007)
Community-based approaches to environmental management have become widely adopted over the last two decades. From their origins in grassroots frustrations with governmental inabilities to solve local environmental problems, these approaches are no...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - report - English European Commission's Roadmap for Maritime Spatial Planning: Achieving Common Principles in the EU (2008)
On 10 October 2007, the European Commission adopted the Blue Paper proposing an Integrated Maritime Policy (IMP) for the EU,1 and a detailed Action Plan.2 The European Council endorsed the IMP and the Action Plan on 14 December 2007. Maritime Sp...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - report - English MSP Governance Framework Report from the PartiSEAPate project (2014)
In the context of the PartiSEApate project, the VASAB Secretariat contracted sustainable-projects s.Pro GmbH together with the University of Liverpool to develop recommendations for the design of a future multi-level governance stru...
10 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English BaltSeaPlan Vision 2030 (2011)
The Baltic Sea is a special environment that requires extra care. As a result, Baltic Sea space is a valuable asset deserving our special attention. The more users compete for a share of Baltic Sea space, the scarcer and more valuable this space b...
09 Sep 2018 by eve - other - English National Framework for Marine Spatial Planning in South Africa (2017)
The purpose of this document is to provide the framework for Marine Spatial Planning in South Africa’s ocean space. It provides high-level direction for undertaking Marine Spatial Planning in the context of the South African legislation and polici...
07 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Stakeholder Engagement: Participatory Approaches for the Planning and Development of Marine Protected Areas (2013)
Stakeholder engagement in Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) can be described as a process of maturity from initial stages to more developed and self-sustaining stages. At early stages, practitioners may consult stakeholder communities as they plan, de...
07 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English Taking Steps toward Marine and Coastal Ecosystem-Based Management - An Introductory Guide (2011)
People have been managing uses of marine and coastal ecosystems for centuries — from tribal authorities establishing marine tenure and taboos on resource use, to the modern era of complex governance. Yet today, the degraded condition of many seas ...
07 Sep 2018 by eve - other - English Top 10 tips for engaging and communicating with policy makers
British Ecological Society. Getting your scientific research across to those within policy can be a daunting process. Conveying your message not only requires finding the right people to engage with but also using the right tools to do it effecti...
07 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English FAO Ethical issues in fisheries (2005)
Fisheries and fishing policies deeply affect the living conditions of people in many parts of the world. Since ancient times, fishing has been a very important source of food, employment and economic and social benefits, as well as a foundation fo...
07 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English EUROPEAN TERRITORIAL COOPERATION BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN PEOPLE (2011)
From the trauma of armed conflicts to the endless queues at customs and complex border controls putting up barriers between people, a lack of cooperation in Europe held back progress after the Second World War. As a result, the desire for economic...
06 Sep 2018 by eve - publication - English A revolution without people? Closing the people–policy gap in aquaculture development (2015)
Failure of the blue revolutionis a global risk. Theinternational problemis that thereis a gapin knowledge exchange between the aquacultureindustry, policymakers trying to support aquaculture development and peoplewho depend on aquaculture for a jo...

 

 

 

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