09 Aug 2011 Story Oceans & seas

NOWPAP at the Meeting on Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Photo by CBD Secretariat

NOWPAP representatives attended the meeting on Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) held on 2-4 August 2011 in Kanazawa, Japan. Jointly organized by the Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity and the United Nations University (Institute of Advanced Studies) with the support of the Government of Japan, the meeting discussed the long term vision, goals and approaches for the development of the SOI in order to contribute to the realization of Aichi Targets 6 and 11 adopted by CBD COP 10 October 2010 in Nagoya focusing on sustainable fishery and the marine protected areas.