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: Coastal Management
28 Jun 2020 - publication - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Coastal Hazard and Risk Mitigation: Taking an integrated approach to protect people and places
Forty percent of the world’s population lives within 100 km of the coastline (UN 2017) and the trend of population migration to urban coastal areas is increasing. Living in this region brings its own set of hazards and mitigating the risk of impac...
28 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 2600 - English [LME:LEARN Policy Brief] Marine Protected Areas: A Tool to Manage Sustainable Use and Conservation in Large Marine Ecosystems
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) come in many forms and with varying levels of protection and use. They include marine reserves, fully protected marine areas, no-take zones, marine sanctuaries, ocean sanctuaries, marine parks, locally managed marine ...
23 Jan 2020 - newsletter - English 3rd AFRICA - Regional Network Newsletter 2020
“AFRICA” is an annual newsletter, featuring previous and upcoming activities taking place within the Africa Regional Network. In this edition you will find articles on overcoming challenges and impacting coastal communities on Africa's Atlantic ...
02 Nov 2019 - publication - English New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding
AUTHORS: Scott A. Kulp & Benjamin H. Strauss. ABSTRACT: Most estimates of global mean sea-level rise this century fall below 2 m. This quantity is comparable to the positive vertical bias of the principle digital elevation model (DEM) used to ass...
19 Oct 2019 - publication - English An Introduction to Marine Spatial Planning
AUTHOR: Charles N. Ehler ABSTRACT: Competition and confl ict for space and resources characterizes the oceans of the Coral Triangle. Because of some of the highest rates of population growth and increasing food and development needs, these wat...
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 - sap - project: 2700 - English Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA) Implementation Plan 2012-2016
In 2010, PEMSEA Country and Non-Country Partners agreed to undertake joint planning for the development of the SDS-SEA medium-term implementation plan. The Regional Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA) Implementatio...
17 Oct 2019 - sap - project: 597 - English Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia : Regional Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development Requirements for the Coasts and Oceans
The Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA) provides a regional implementing framework and strategies for achieving the goals of key international agreements and action plans, including the UN Millennium Development Go...
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...
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 [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 [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...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME2] Summary Report
The ad hoc Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) was held on 15-16 March 1998. The consultation was convened by The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME20] Summary Report
The objectives of the LME20 Meeting were to: Reflect on 20 years of experiences in LME consultations and setting the directions for the future; Consolidate actions in support of Regional Ocean Governance building on the Partnership Building Meetin...
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: Achievements and Results of Pilot Projects, Results and Scaling-up
A presentation about the BSERP's ICZM Pilot Projects, Pilot Monitoring Exercises, Kamchyia River Basin Management Project, Vessel Traffic Oil Pollution Information System (VTOPIS), Mykolaiv Water & Sewerage Project, Crimea Regional Water & Sewerag...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Blue Economy: Community Solutions
This publication includes examples from across different continents, ecosystems and cultures, but they all address the priorities of livelihoods and conservation in combination and bring benefits on both fronts. By giving local communities an imme...
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Island Innovations
This publication showcases some of the most successful approaches and achievements emerging from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and zooms in on a range of actions, including conservation and sustainable use of critical marine and coastal re...
29 Jul 2019 - outreach-material - project: 2263 - English [BSERP] Final Seminar Poster: Morpho-functional Indices of Seaweed Communities in Zernov's Phyllophora Field
Showcased at the Final Seminar of the BSERP on 14-15 February 2008, Istanbul.

 

 

 

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