Formal launch of the Ecolangosta+ Sub-project

February 23, 2017 – Regional Workshop on sustainable spiny lobster fisheries

This morning a two-day workshop started in San José, Cosa Rica on the sustainability of Caribbean Spiny Lobster fisheries. The workshop marks the launch of “ECOLANGOSTA+” (2017-2019), a subproject of the UNDP/GEF CLME+ Project. The Central American Regional Fisheries Organization OSPESCA is responsible for the coordination of this subproject. Continue reading “Formal launch of the Ecolangosta+ Sub-project”

Steering Committee meeting of the Caribbean Marine Atlas Project

February 16, 2017 – The second Steering Committee meeting of the Caribbean Marine Atlas Project is taking place in Cartagena, Colombia. This meeting has been organised by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (IOC/IOCaribe) and hosted by the Institute of Marine and Coastal Research of Colombia (INVEMAR). Continue reading “Steering Committee meeting of the Caribbean Marine Atlas Project”

Joint workshop with Brazilian government

February 13, 2017 – On 6 and 7 February 2017, representatives of the Brazilian Ministries of Environment, Foreign Affairs, Fisheries and other members of the Brazilian Inter-ministerial Commission for Sea Resources (CIRM) welcomed the Regional Coordinator of the UNDP/GEF CLME+ Project, Mr. Patrick Debels, and the Coordinator of the UN Environment’s Caribbean Environment Programme (Cartagena Convention), Dr. Lorna Inniss, in Brasilia, Brazil, for a 2-day joint workshop. Continue reading “Joint workshop with Brazilian government”