This workshop was part of the Ocean Sustainabiltiy Science Symposium in Kiel, March 4 - 6, 2015. The workshop focused on capacity building in the context of ocean governance. Participants included students in the World Maritime University MSc program "Marine Environment and Ocean Management" and representatives from scientific organizations involved in capacity building such as SCOR (Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research), IOI (International Ocean Institute), ICES (Interational Council on the Exploration of the Seas), NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), GIZ (German Association for International Cooperation) as well as from academic institutions from around the globe.
Second Capacity Building Workshop
The workshop aim was to discuss capacity building in the context of ocean governance by gathering experts and practitioners working in this field. There were several presentations and lively discussions. Here a list of the presentations with links to pdfs for download:
- Larry Hildebrand, World Maritime University, "Understanding ocean governance & capacity building needs – setting the context"
- Nele Matz-Lück, Walter Schuecking Institute of International Law, Kiel University, "International Legal Governance of the Oceans"
- Mike Orbach, Duke Marine Lab, Duke University, "Capacity Building: The Human Dimension"
- Adi Kellermann, ICES, Copenhagen, "Natural marine sciences - ICES Training Program"
- Werner Ekau, ZMT Bremen, "Selected capacity-building perspectives & approaches: Law, policy and management through the IOI"
- Ghazi SALAH-UD-DIN, Pakistani Navy, "Ocean Governance Capacity building needs: A Pakistani Perspective"