Posts tagged with "IOInforma0522"

IOI was represented at the EAST ASIA SUMMIT WORKSHOP on Maritime Cooperation: Technical and Scientific Cooperation Towards Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Ocean

IOI China Regional Centre Celebrates the IOI’s 50th ANNIVERSARY with an Alumni Workshop in Tianjin; Hybrid Event, 7th September 2022
More than 70 people attended the hybrid event, including IOI alumni, participants of the 2022 Ocean Governance Training Course and special guests.

Professor Raimund Bleischwitz takes over as Director of IOI GERMANY succeeding Dr Werner Ekau, October 2022

REGISTRATIONS OPEN: Egypt, Turkey, Black & Mediterranean Seas, South Africa, Maldives; SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED: South Africa, Nigeria, Costa Rica, Pakistan

The IOI Focal Point in Chile and the Universidad Autónoma de Chile co-organised a seminar titled, “Oceans, Sustainability and Environment”, Hybrid, 25 October
The event was open for students, academics, professionals, and the general public, and provided an important venue to learn about developments and international experiences. Based on the success of the first Seminar, more events of this kind are planned within Chile as well as further collaborations.

Award of the IOI Elisabeth Mann Borgese Bursary, 2022
The 2022 EMB Bursary has been awarded to Mr Ede Kossári-Tarnik to carry out a preliminary quantitative and qualitive investigation of microplastics sampled from Maltese nearshore waters.

IOI Ocean Governance Training Programme for the Western Pacific Region;  Hybrid, 29th August - 11 September 2022
The two-week training programme focusing on issues of the Western Pacific Ocean attracted 26 participants from eight countries.

Successful completion of the 9th Ocean Governance Training Programme for Africa; Hybrid, 5 - 30 September 2022, Offered by IOI South Africa
After the first two weeks of online training, it was finally possible to welcome the participants, to in-person training in Cape Town. Lectures were delivered by distinguished speakers from all over the region, with some presenting online. Field visits were also possible for the first time since the pandemic.

IOI Germany Summer School in 2022; Online, 19 - 30 September
The interdisciplinary Summer School was hosted by the IOI through its centre in Germany, and with the support of the host institute Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenforschung (ZMT).

Commentary: The fifth session of the IGC on an Internationally Legally Binding Instrument  under UNCLOS concluded on 26 August without a final agreement
Awni Behnam (Honorary President, IOI) The classical diplomatic architectural dance to finalise an outcome as an International Legally Binding Instrument under UNCLOS on the conservation and sustainable use of BBNJ was continued at UN Headquarters in New York, 15-26 August, 2022. Regrettably, although not unexpectedly, and after more than a decade no final agreement was reached, reflecting the dismal status of global multilateral cooperation.