[Coral-List] IUCN Congress Invitation - Scaling Up Ocean Management

Arlo Hanlin Hemphill ahemphil at nova.edu
Wed Nov 10 11:16:51 EST 2004

Dear Colleague:

As IUCN’s World Conservation Congress fast approaches, we would like to invite 
you to attend a special Sponsored Workshop (197) designed to kick-start the 
exciting suite of marine conservation events scheduled throughout the Congress. 

Scaling Up Ocean Management: 

The context for marine conservation at the World Conservation Congress

18 November 2004
12:00 - 14:00 
Venue: Breakout Room 04

Lunch will be provided

The general objectives of this Sponsored Workshop are to highlight the urgency 
of marine conservation and to demonstrate practical and successful strategies 
for implementing the global marine objectives and targets set by the Convention 
on Biological Diversity, World Summit on Sustainable Development, and last 
year’s World Parks Congress.  The workshop will set the stage for participants 
to engage in the wide range of opportunities to discuss marine conservation and 
sustainable use issues throughout the Congress. 

Workshop Sponsors:  

World Wildlife Fund/US, The Nature Conservancy, Conservation International

Workshop Chair: 

Lynne Hale, Director, Global Marine Initiative, The Nature Conservancy


Working Collaboratively to Build Local-Level Partnerships for Ocean Management

Maria Jose Barragan (Ecuador): 
Coordinator, Machalilla Sea Turtle Conservation Program, Fundacion Jatun Sacha

National Experience in Moving from Individual MPAs to Larger Scale Management 

Noah Idechong (Republic of Palau): 
Delegate, Palau National Congress

Regional and Trans-boundary Co-operation for Large Scale Ocean Management: The 
Experience of the Sulu-Sulawesi Seas Marine Ecoregion

Annadel S. Cabanban (Malaysia): 
Senior Professor, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Progress and Promise: An Agenda for Achieving Ocean Management Goals

 Sylvia Earle:
 Executive Director for Marine Programs, Conservation International

Overview of the Marine Program for the Forum and Congress 

Carl Gustaf Lundin:
Head, IUCN Global Marine Programme

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