The 30th Pacem
A Year after Johannesburg. Ocean Governance and Sustainable Development:
Ocean and Coasts - a Glimpse into the Future.
Pacem in Maribus
(PIM) conferences played a crucial role in the formulation and promotion
of UNCLOS. Since 1970 twenty-nine Conferences that were organized by IOI
took place all around the World. The most recent conferences took place
in Canada, Fiji, Germany and South Africa. They have become respected
as important events for understanding threats to the world's ocean and
the potential of its resources to sustain humankind.
The next PIM Conference
is scheduled to take place in Kiev, Ukraine from the 27th to the 30th
The goal of the
forthcoming conference is to discuss the perspectives, challenges and
trends of ocean and coastal sustainable development following the WSSD
2002 and World Water Forum 2003 (WWF) decision and recommendations. The
Conference topics are:
Emerging environmental issues
and human health.
Ocean and coastal protection
and integrated management.
Living and non-living resources.
Safety and security of the
human activities at sea.
Problems of semi-enclosed and
Climate change and disaster
Click here for an electronic copy
of the conference flyer.
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