Seminar Series on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction: Day 3 Area Based Management Tools & Capacity Building & Technology Transfer
In this seminar panellists will elaborate issues related to measures such as area-based management tools, including marine protected areas, environmental impact assessments; and capacity building and the transfer of marine technology that are being negotiated as part of the BBNJ treaty. They will explore the different elements to consider under the negotiations pertaining to the establishment of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Environmental Impact Assessment. They will also highlight areas where there is a convergence of views and where divergent views were expressed during the negotiations around the issue of capacity building and technology transfer.
1. Implementation of Marine Protected Areas under the Proposed BBNJ Treaty
speaker: tbc; discussant: Dr James Bell, CEFAS, UK
2. Environmental Impact Assessment under the Proposed BBNJ Treaty
speaker: Mr Khalil Hassanali, a PhD candidate at the World Maritime University – Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, Sweden; discussant: Ms Tanya Wagenaar, Nelson Mandela University
3. Capacity Building and Technology Transfer under the Proposed BBNJ Treaty
speaker: Dr Zaki Mubarok Busro, the Indonesian Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries; discussant: Dr Bolanle Erinosho, the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.