Eight Inter-Governmental Organizations (IGO’s): UN Environment Caribbean Environment Programme (UN Environment CEP); Western Central Atlantic Fisheries Commission of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO-WECAFC); Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC/IOCARIBE) of UNESCO; Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat; Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM); Central American Commission for Environment and Development (CCAD); Organisation of the Central American Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector (OSPESCA); and the Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) met from 25-26 May in Miami in a meeting facilitated by the CLME+ Project.
The “CLME+ Hub” was pre-launched on World Ocean Day on June 9th 2017. The Hub is accessible via the URL www.clmeplus.org, and will support the mobilisation and progressive expansion of the global “CLME+ Alliance and Partnership” for the sustainable management and use of marine resources in the CLME+ region.
The institutionalization process for the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) mechanism for the 10-year CLME+ Strategic Action Programme (SAP) is moving well ahead.
GCFI Press Release
June 6, 2017 – The 70th Annual conference of the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute will be held in Merida, Mexico, from 6-10 November 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Merida Hotel. The conference is being hosted by the CINVESTAV, Unidad Merida, Instituto Technologico de Merida and Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan. Continue reading “70th Annual Conference GCFI: Call for Papers”
June 8, 2017 – A very happy World Oceans Day from the CLME+ Project Coordination Unit on behalf of all the Project’s members. Continue reading “Happy World Oceans Day”
June 6, 2017 – In San Salvador, El Salvador, from June 5 to 8, 2017, the Regional Workshop for the Elaboration of the Regional Standard of Traceability of Fishery Products is carried out, with the aim of harmonize and agree the procedures and design of a Regional Traceability Standard applied to fishery products to be subsequently submitted to the competent authorities for its approval and implementation.
Continue reading “ECOLANGOSTA+ Regional workshop for the traceability of fishery products”
June 5th, 2017 – Eight intergovernmental organisations involved in the management of marine resources in the Caribbean and North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystems (CLME+) region are expected to sign a landmark agreement for strengthened coordination and cooperation. Continue reading “Regional Agencies in the Caribbean to sign landmark agreement to support Sustainable Development Goal on Oceans”
May 10, 2017 – On 9 May 2017, France became the 25th country to have endorsed the 10-year CLME+ Strategic Action Programme (SAP). Formal political endorsement came by means of a letter from the then French Minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea, Mrs. Segolene Royal. Continue reading “Latest endorsement of the CLME+ SAP”
May 8, 2017 – The XIV Session of the IOC (of UNESCO) Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions IOCARIBE took place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia on April 26th – 28th. Continue reading “XIV Session of IOCARIBE, regional Sub-commission of IOC-UNESCO”
May 5, 2017 – The International Marine Science Conference, organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and hosted by the Colombian Ocean Commission, took place in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia on April 24th and 25th, 2017. This event was organized to celebrate the 35th anniversary of IOCaribe, the regional Sub-Commission of IOC-UNESCO covering the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions. Continue reading “IOCARIBE 35th Anniversary, International Marine Science Conference”