Puntarenas, Costa Rica. 8 to 9 June 2017 – Hosted by the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica and UN Environment
The CLME+ Project Coordination Unit and several of the CLME+ Project Partners participated in the Global Dialogue on Oceans, an event that raised awareness of the threats facing the oceans and affirmed commitments to reduce pollution and achieve SDG 14 on the sustainable use of the ocean.
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The 10-year Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the CLME+ region, the 5 year UNDP/GEF CLME+ Project and the forthcoming establishment of a global “CLME+ Alliance & Partnership” for the sustainable management, use and protection of marine resources” were among the different CLME+ initiatives highlighted by the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) and Project Partners at the recently concluded UN Ocean Conference in New York (5-9 June 2017).
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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”
February 17, 2017 – The CLME+ Project was represented at UNDP Side Event of the UN Preparatory Meeting for the Ocean Conference, that took place last Tuesday in New York. Continue reading “UNDP Side Event at UN Ocean Conference Prep Meeting”