IOI Gallery for 2015


Third Training Programme on the SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT & GOVERNANCE OF THE CASPIAN SEA Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan (2nd – 13th March 2015)


Special Workshop for Directors of IOI Centres in Malta organised by the International Ocean Institute HQ (19th – 20th March 2015)


The Honorary President of the IOI invited to give a presentation to the UN-Nippon Foundation Fellows of 2015 (10th April 2015, New York, USA)

The Honorary President of the IOI invited to give a presentation to the UN-Nippon Foundation Fellows of 2015 (10th April 2015, New York, USA)
UN-Nippon Foundation Fellows with Dr Awni Behnam (centre) and the Programme Advisor, Valentina Germani (3rd from right). Photo Credit: UN Staff

IOI prepares to launch a new Regional Training Programme in South America and the Caribbean in 2016 Planning Meeting (21st April 2015, Geneva)

L-R: M Faghfouri, A Behnam, P Leder, E Marone
L-R: M Faghfouri, A Behnam, P Leder, E Marone

Visit by delegates from the Executive Board of the Petroleum Authority of Thailand to discuss Ocean Governance and Capacity Building International Ocean Institute and the University of Malta (6th May 2015, Malta)


Visit to IOI HQ by delegates from the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) of PR China to discuss Capacity Building and Education (1st June 2015, Malta)

Mr Fang Jianmeng, Deputy Administrator, Mrs Zhang Haiwen, Director General of International Cooperation Department, Mr Sun Shengzhi, Division Director of the International Cooperation Department; Dr Awni Behnam, Ms Antonella Vassallo; MAOG Students
Mr Fang Jianmeng, Deputy Administrator, Mrs Zhang Haiwen, Director General of International Cooperation Department, Mr Sun Shengzhi, Division Director of the International Cooperation Department; Dr Awni Behnam, Ms Antonella Vassallo; MAOG Students

Healthy Oceans – Healthy Planet: World Oceans Day (8th June 2015)

The IOI network celebrates globally through the activities of the IOI Centres and Focal Points


Recognition Ceremony for students from this year's Master of Arts in Ocean Governance (MAOG), Valletta Campus of the University of Malta (9th June 2015)


Malta Third Country Training Programme on Ocean Governance and Blue Growth - Training Programme offered in Malta by the IOI and the Commonwealth Secretariat (17th - 23rd September 2015)


Award of the IOI Elisabeth Mann Borgese Bursary, 2015 and presentation of the results of the Bursary awarded in 2014 held at the International Ocean Institute HQ (12th October 2015)


Award of the Elisabeth Mann Borgese Medal (EMB Medal) to H.E. Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations Secretary General at the Valletta Campus of the University of Malta, Malta (28 November 2015)


Special Seminar on “The Transition to the post-2015 Development Goals with special reference to SDG 14 concerning the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Oceans, Seas & Marine Resources for Sustainable Development” - organised by the IOI with the support and collaboration of the European Commission Representation in Malta during the 11th Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas (2nd December 2015, Valletta, Malta)


 The 11th IOI Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas 2015 - organised by the International Ocean Institute with the support of the University of Malta (Malta 8th November – 10th December 2015) 


IOI Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas, Malta:

Below: The IOI team, seminar experts, Malta Programme Class of 2015, course faculty, MAOG Class of 2015, and Ms Spiteri at the EU Commission Representation premises in Valletta (2nd December 2015, Valletta, Malta)

The IOI team, seminar experts, Malta Programme Class of 2015, course faculty, MAOG Class of 2015, and Ms Spiteri at the EU Commission Representation premises in Valletta
The IOI team, seminar experts, Malta Programme Class of 2015, course faculty, MAOG Class of 2015, and Ms Spiteri at the EU Commission Representation premises in Valletta