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Highlights

Needed: an ecosystem of partners to support ocean health
01 Aug 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
Global co-operation, with businesses playing a critical role, is needed to transform the seafood industry -- It is estimated that approximately three billion people around the world r...
GEF LME:LEARN launches online courses on Ocean Governance, and Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning & Sustainable Blue Economy
24 Jul 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
The online course contents and materials are now open to all interested participants, with no time limit to complete the modules. Each course is rich with compulsory readings, supplem...
YSLME gears up for the 3rd Science Conference
28 Jun 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
This year’s biggest gathering of stakeholders in support of Yellow Sea conservation will take place during the 3rd YSLME Science Conference and related events to be convened at Shangr...
Convening data and information managers to support LME governance
28 Jun 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
Data and information are crucial factors to the policy cycle in international waters. They foster a better understanding and awareness of environmental issues, aid policy development ...
Convening data and information managers to support LME governance
28 Jun 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
Data and information are crucial factors to the policy cycle in international waters. They foster a better understanding and awareness of environmental issues, aid policy development ...
Large Marine Ecosystems Approach: An Essential Management and Partnership Tool for Achieving SDG14 and Supporting the Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development: A Side Event
27 Jun 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
A Side Event for the 30th Session of the IOC Assembly, this event aims to raise awareness among IOC Member States on the opportunities that Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) partnerships o...
More engaged stakeholders to bring back ocean health reality
04 Jun 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
Recent data from the Ocean Health Index (OHI), a comprehensive assessment of the world’s oceans took notice of high sea surface temperatures or areas that can fuel storms and hurrican...
"Responding to Rising Seas" - OECD Country Approaches to Tackling Coastal Risks
08 Apr 2019 by khristine@iwlearn.org
There is an urgent need to ensure that coastal areas are adapting to the impacts of climate change. Risks in these areas are projected to increase because of rising sea levels and dev...
2nd Annual Asia-Pacific Regional Network Meeting and Training Event
18 Feb 2019 by natalie@iwlearn.org
The Strengthening Global Governance of Large Marine Ecosystems and Their Coasts through Enhanced Sharing and Application of LME/ICM/MPA Knowledge and Information Tools or LME:LEARN pr...
New resource: Marine Toolkits
31 Jan 2019 by eve@iwlearn.org
GEF LME:LEARN has released 5 toolkits in support of Large Marine Ecosystem management
Large Marine Ecosystems Approach: An Essential Management and Partnership Tool for Realizing Blue Economy Opportunities
27 Nov 2018 by eve@iwlearn.org
A Side Event for the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference to raise awareness among participants on the opportunities Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) partnership model offers for helping c...
20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting - LME20
03 Nov 2018 by eve@iwlearn.org
The 20th Annual LME Consultative Meeting, organized by the GEF LME:LEARN Project, taking place from 3 to 4 November 2018 in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Large Marine Ecosystems: Assessment and Management
19 Jul 2018 by natalie@iwlearn.org
Our Massive Open Online Course on Large Marine Ecosystems Assessment and Management is here! The second round of the course starts 6 August 2018.
2nd Annual Africa Regional Network Meeting Dakar, Senegal (3-4 September 2018)
25 Jun 2018 by eve@iwlearn.org
The Strengthening Global Governance of Large Marine Ecosystems and Their Coasts through Enhanced Sharing and Application of LME/ICM/MPA Knowledge and Information Tools or LME:LEARN pr...
One Ocean
08 Jun 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Today the global marine community rings the bell to celebrate the beauty of our ocean and to emphasize the dangers that threaten its health. The efforts to improve the state of our oc...
Asia-Pacific Connects: first Annual Asia-Pacific Regional Network Meeting
03 May 2018 by eve@iwlearn.org
This meeting, taking place at the Chatrium Hotel in Thailand, is organised by GEF LME:LEARN and the IOC of UNESCO Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC). The primary objecti...
Call for abstract: EMECS 12 - Deadline 31 May 2018
03 May 2018 by eve@iwlearn.org
EMECS12 steering committee and program committee cordially invite you all to participate in the 12th International Conference on the Environmental Management of the Enclosed Coastal S...
Asia-Pacific Connects: first Annual Asia-Pacific Regional Network Meeting
30 Apr 2018 by eve@iwlearn.org
This meeting is organised by GEF LME:LEARN and the IOC of UNESCO Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC). The primary objectives of the first Annual Asia-Pacific Regional Net...
US$4.1 Billion GEF-7 Replenishment Revealed
27 Apr 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
On April 25, 2018, countries have collectively pledged US$4.1 billion for the seventh replenishment of the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) trust fund. Close to 30 countries gather...
Stories from the South China Sea
19 Apr 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The Sustainable Development Goals, officially known as “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, are a set of seventeen aspirational global goals with 169...
The East Asian Seas Congress
02 Mar 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
With the adoption of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, and specifically Sustainable Development Goal 14 on Life Below Water, oceans have gained political, social, e...
The hazards of salt
01 Mar 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
Côte d’Ivoire has the second longest coast in West Africa, offering 550 kilometers of rich and unique biodiversity which the country relies on for key ecosystem services. It is estima...
Propagating Hope for Caribbean Coral Reef Restoration
01 Mar 2018 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
The Fisheries Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, through funding support from the GEF/UNDP Ridge to Reef Project continues to mak...
3rd Targeted Regional Workshop for GEF IW projects in east Europe and Asia-Pacific
01 Mar 2018 by eve@iwlearn.org
The 3rd Targeted Regional Workshop for Global Environment Facility (GEF) International Waters (IW) Projects in east Europe and Asia-Pacific will be jointly organized by the Internatio...
LME community receives vitamin Sea
20 Dec 2017 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
After 18 years inland, members of the Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) community met in large numbers in Cape Town, South Africa (29 November to 1 December 2017) to exchange views and ide...
Science: a universal language for ocean governance
19 Dec 2017 by IW:LEARN on Exposure
There is a universal language where laws, rules and phenomenon are the same everywhere, irrespective of any region, country, culture or society. This is the language of science and it...
The 19th Annual LME Consultative Meeting
29 Nov 2017 by eve@iwlearn.org
The 19th Annual LME Consultative Meeting, organized by the LME: LEARN Project, taking place from 29 November to 01 December 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Collaborating to save the global ocean
27 Nov 2017 by eve@iwlearn.org
Effectively managing the world’s oceans and safeguarding them for future generations is not achievable alone. Partnerships are now more important than ever to address the issues chall...
LAC Connects: 1st Annual Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Regional Network Meeting
12 Oct 2017 by eve@iwlearn.org
The first Regional Network Meeting of Marine and Coastal Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will take place from 12-13 October in Montevideo, Uruguay and will be center...
Africa Connects: 1st Annual Africa Regional Network Meeting
02 Aug 2017 by eve@iwlearn.org
The 1st Annual Africa Regional Network Meeting will take place at the Zanzibar Ocean View Resort, Zanzibar, Tanzania. The meeting will be hosted by  the Institute of Marine Science, ...
Side Event: Large Marine Ecosystems Approach, An Essential Management and Partnership Tool for Achieving SDG14
06 Jun 2017 by eve@iwlearn.org
UN Ocean Conference Side Event. SDG 14 addresses a wide breadth of issues confronting oceans worldwide – unsustainable fisheries, habitat degradation, pollution and impacts of climate...
The Large Marine Ecosystem Approach: An Engine for Achieving SDG 14
05 Jun 2017 by eve@iwlearn.org
New brochure developed by LME:LEARN. The LME Approach has provided and will continue to provide, a unifying strategy for meeting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Launching YSLME Phase II Project
03 Mar 2017 by jarle@grida.no
testThe UNDP/GEF YSLME Phase II Project, will be launched on 27-29 March 2019 in Seoul, RO Korea. The launch events will be hosted by Ministry Oceans and Fisheries of RO Korea.
The 4th nexus Task Force
22 Nov 2016 by jarle@grida.no
Assessments of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus and response measures in transboundary basins: a global stock-taking workshop