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Partner Updates

August 2013 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information...

June 2013 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

January 2013 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

November 2012 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

May - July 2012 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

January - March 2012 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

December 2011 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

August - September 2011 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

May - July 2011 : Partner update - NOWPAP update - More information..

April 2011 : Partner update - NOWPAP / PICES / WESTPAC Joint Training Course on Remote Sensing Data Analysis and 5th International Marine Debris Conference More information..

March 2011: Partner update - NOWPAP at the Meeting of Regional Seas Coordinators, NOWPAP at the YSLME Meeting, UNEP Year Book 2011 launched and Consultations on Development of NOWPAP Medium Term Strategy! More information..

September 2010 : Partner update - The 3rd Joint NOWPAP Oil Spill Response Exercise and Forum! More information..

May 2010 : Partner update - NOWPAP links with partners are strengthened! More information..

5 June 2008: Partner update - NOWPAP links with partners are strengthened! More information...

1-3 May 2008: COBSEA supports the organization of the UNEP/IOC Technical Working Group Workshop for the development of UNEP/IOC Operational Guidelines on Survey and Monitoring of Marine Litter. The workshop was attended by experts from several Regional Seas programmes as well as experts from other organizations. More information...

24 March 2008: COBSEA joins the International Year of the Reef 2008! The ICRI International Year of the Reef 2008 is a worldwide campaign to raise awareness about the value and importance of coral reefs and threats to their sustainability. COBSEA is a long-time ICRI partner and is now a registered IYOR 2008 Focal point! Go to IYOR website...

22-23 January 2008: The New Strategic Direction of COBSEA (2008-2012) adopted by the 19th Meeting of COBSEA. The meeting was hosted by the Royal Government of Cambodia. The meeting also discussed and adopted a number of important matters including the COBSEA Regional Action Plan on Marine Litter, the outline of an East Asian Seas Environment Outlook and the Work Plan and Budget 2008-2009. More information...

20 January 2008: Partner news - An update on the activities in the NOWPAP region. More information...

15 January 2008: Partner news - The UNDP/GEP Yellow Sea Project invites proposals for the "SAP demonstration activities". Go to YSLME website...

28-29 September 2007: COBSEA participated in the NOWPAP International Coastal Cleanup in Busan, the Republic of Korea. The 2007 NOWPAP ICC campaign was organised in order to highlight the global concern of marine litter and to strengthen cooperation between neighbouring countries to better cope with the litter problem. The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Republic of Korea, was generous enough to support COBSEA's participation in this important event. More information...

15 September 2007: 505 volunteers participated in a coastal cleanup day including both underwater and beach activities in Koh Lanta, Thailand. The volunteers collected more than 3,000kg of debris! The cleanup day was organized by the Phuket Marine Biological Center as part of COBSEA's Green Fins activity. More information....

5-6 September 2007: The Special Intergovernmental Session of COBSEA organized in Putrajaya, Malaysia in order to discuss COBSEA's new strategic direction (2008-2012) and to finalise the White Paper to be presented to the 19th Meeting of COBSEA for possible adoption. More information...

1 July 2007: Bangkok Post publishes an article 'Green Diving' about the Green Fins Programme. Link to article...

 

 

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