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Ocean Governance Training Programme 2024

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Formato del curso On-site
Fecha 2024-11-04 - 2024-11-29
Duración 4 weeks
Nivel de entrada Bachelor

The International Ocean Institute – Southern Africa (IOI-SA) is happy to announce that the annual 4-week Ocean Governance Training Programme will take place from 4th-29th November 2024. Save the date, and don’t miss out on the opportunity to join the 2024 cohort. For more information click here. To apply please complete this online form by 28th June. https://forms.gle/qa9bJSqFqt7QpwW36 No late applications will be considered.

 

GOAL OF THE COURSE:

The course is designed to meet the need within Africa for awareness and training in ocean governance. It works towards building a sustainable core of experts on ocean governance on the continent. The course focuses on Africa and emphasises the benefits of harmonising ocean policies to promote a shared, integrated and common approach to ocean management.

Target audience

The course is intended for mid-career professionals, educators, researchers and civil society members that have coastal and marine responsibilities, functions or interests, from countries within Africa.

  • Build a core of well-informed decision-makers in Africa;
  • Deepen the understanding of the importance of the regional seas and their resources in the context of regional politics and sustainable development;
  • Provide insight into the regulatory frameworks for coastal and ocean governance, promote harmonization of policies;
  • Build capacity to maximize the benefits afforded by implementing the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and other conventions;
  • Promote the role of science and technology in supporting the development and implementation of ocean governance systems;
  • Highlight emerging socio-economic and environmental issues and the need for ocean governance to adapt to changing scenarios;
  •  Present regional problems and explore potential solutions;
  • Provide a forum for exchange of views between managers and researchers,
  • Promote a better understanding of the science management interface in coastal and ocean management;
  • To catalyse the establishment of an IOI network in the region comprising of past and future participants.

BASIC COURSE OUTLINE:

MODULE 1: OCEANS AND COASTS –OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

MODULE 2: THE GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK

MODULE 3: GOVERNANCE TOOLS

MODULE 4: GOVERNANCE IN ACTION

MODULE 5: CREATING A SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR EFFECTIVE GOVERNANCE

FIELD TRIP AND ASSIGNMENTS:

There will be field trips during the course to demonstrate real examples of some of the governance tools and mechanisms. Participants will be expected to complete a number of assignments, one of which will be presented on the final day of the course.

Prerrequisitos

The course is intended for mid-career professionals, educators, researchers and civil society members that have coastal and marine responsibilities, functions or interests, from countries within Africa.

Proceso de aplicación

In order to apply you will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the application form below, by 28th June 2024
  2. Download a copy of the Participant nomination form for completion Participant Nomination Form 
  3. Attach required certificates and supporting documents.
  4. The course will be located at The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), Kirstenbosch Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa.
  5. Please also refer to the IOI-SA Web page for further information and any updates International Ocean Institute Website
  6. For any enquiries please send to kgovender@ioisa.org 

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Categorías CINE (ISCED)

Política y governaza
Derecho marítimo y marino