GIS - 18 October, 2017: A
Conference on Marine Spatial Planning will be held in Mauritius in November
2017. The theme of the Conference is “Implementation
of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 14)”.
main objectives of the Conference are to explore strategies for the
elaboration of a Marine Spatial Plan in line with the Sustainable Development
Goal 14 - Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine reserves for
sustainable development and to promote sharing of experiences and good
practices in Marine Spatial Planning among Indian Ocean Rim Association Member
It also aims to promote
collaborative research and development for ocean observatory and data
management in the Indian Ocean.
Furthermore, it seeks to
promote sustainable ocean economy development in Small Island Developing States
through regional initiatives and make recommendations towards the
implementation of Marine Spatial Planning good practices.
21 Member States of the Indian Ocean Rim Association will participate in the Conference.
Information Service, Prime Minister’s Office, Level 6, New Government Centre,
Port Louis, Mauritius. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:http://gis.govmu.org