CLIMATE CHANGE | SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES | CORAL REEFS AND MARINE PROTECTED AREAS | MARINE POLLUTION

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OBJECTIVE

The National Oceans Symposium (NOS) will gather stakeholders from all levels of government and civil society to inform the National Leadership on priorities, key areas of concern, and desired outcomes arising from RMI's participation in global forums on ocean-related issues.

APPROACH

The NOS will convene over a period of three days in April 2017. Discussions will circulate around four thematic areas of concern in the RMI:  Climate Change, Sustainable Fisheries, Coral Reefs and Marine Protected Areas, and Marine Pollution. Participants will include mayors, traditional leaders, youth representatives and civil society members.

Along with our own local expoerts, resource persons will be invited from relevant regional organizations and non-government organizations to provide technical support to the NOS.

OUTCOME

Development of an Ocean and Coral Reef policy Framework for the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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RMI Shark Sanctuary

The World's Largest Shark Sanctuary

H.E. Tony deBrum Marshall Islands on Shark Sanctuary

Marshall Islands Shark Sanctuary | Pew

Micronesia Speaks Up to Save the Sharks | Pew

Protecting the World's Shark Sanctuary | Pew

The Last Stand for Sharks in Micronesia

April 3 - 5, 2017 @ ICC, Majuro, Marshall Islands
For more information contact Emma Kabua-Tibon (ekabua.tibon@mimra.com)
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