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Proceedings of the Sixth East Asian Seas Partnership Council Meeting

The Sixth East Asian Seas (EAS) Partnership Council Meeting was held at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Conference Center, Makati, Philippines from 23 to 25 June 2014. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines co-hosted the Meeting. The Meeting was attended by representatives from 9 Country Partners, 11 Non-Country Partners, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank, and an observer from Thailand.

The Partnership Council focused on the following critical issues: (a) Developing PEMSEA's Brand; (b) Updating of the SDS-SEA and setting of post-2015 Targets; (c) PEMSEA's progress towards becoming a self-sustaining international organization; (d) the East Asian Seas Congress and Ministerial Forum 2015; and (e) Knowledge Management, among others.

This publication summarizes the proceedings of the meeting.

World Bank/GEF/PEMSEA Medium-Sized Project Applying Knowledge Management to Scale up Partnership Investments for Sustainable Development of Large Marine Ecosystems of East Asia and their Coasts

The GEF-supported World Bank medium-sized project (MSP) on Applying Knowledge Management to Scale up Partnership Investments for Sustainable Development of Large Marine Ecosystems of East Asia and their Coasts primarily aims to enhance the capacity and performance of investments in the sustainable development of large marine ecosystems (LMEs) and coasts in the East Asian Seas (EAS) region through knowledge and experience sharing, portfolio learning and networking.

Proceedings of the Fourteenth Executive Committee Meeting

The Fourteenth (14th) Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Tagaytay Highlands, Philippines, on 25-26 April 2014. This publication summarizes the output of the meeting.

Proceedings of the 2nd Global Environment Facility (GEF) International Waters (IW) Regional Workshop for Asia and the Pacific
Transforming Good Practices from Demonstration Projects into Scaled-Up Investments and Financing in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Integrated Coastal Management (ICM)

The Second Global Environment Facility (GEF) International Waters (IW) Regional Workshop for Asia and the Pacific was held from 10–12 March 2014 at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Crowne Plaza Hotel, Manila, Philippines. The regional workshop was organized by the GEF International Waters: Learning Exchange and Resource Network (IW: LEARN) in collaboration with ADB, World Bank (WB) and Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA).

Proceedings of the Thirteenth Executive Committee Meeting

The Thirteenth (13th) Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Oakwood Hotel and Bulwagan Ninoy at the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (PAWB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Manila, Philippines, on 28 and 29 October 2013, respectively. This publication summarizes the output of the meeting.

Proceedings of the Fifth East Asian Seas Partnership Council Meeting

The Fifth (5th) East Asian Seas (EAS) Partnership Council Meeting was held at the Diamond Hotel, Manila, Philippines, on 9–11 July 2013. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines hosted the Meeting. The Meeting was attended by representatives from 9 Country Partners, 12 Non-Country Partners, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and observers from Thailand, IPIECA and University of Queensland.

Proceedings of the Twelfth Executive Committee Meeting

The Twelfth (12th) Executive Committee Meeting was held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Manila, Philippines, on 3 and 4 April 2013. This publication summarizes the output of the meeting.

Proceedings of the Eleventh Executive Committee Meeting

The Eleventh (11th) Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Hubei Hotel, Beijing, China on 27 and 28 October 2012. This publication summarizes the output of the meeting.

Proceedings of the Third East Asian Seas Youth Forum (YF3): Young Champions for the Sea

Carrying the theme, "Young Champions for the Ocean," the Third East Asian Seas Youth Forum was designed to enhance awareness and to develop the potential of the youth of East Asia as future practitioners in coastal and ocean management. This publication summarizes the outcome of the Forum.

Summary Report of the Fourth Senior Government Officials' Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Fourth Senior Government Officials' Meeting held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Fourth Ministerial Forum on the Sustainable Development of the Seas of East Asia

This publication summarizes the results of the the Fourth Ministerial Forum on the Sustainable Development of the Seas of East Asia held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the SGP – PEMSEA Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the SGP – PEMSEA Meeting held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Expert Consultation Workshop on Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Approach: International Experiences

This publication summarizes the results of the Expert Consultation Workshop on Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Approach: International Experiences held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Subregional Inception Workshop on Environmental Sensitivity Mapping for the Gulf of Thailand

This publication summarizes the results of the Subregional Inception Workshop on Environmental Sensitivity Mapping for the Gulf of Thailand held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Green Ports: Gateway to a Blue Economy

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Green Ports: Gateway to a Blue Economy held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Certifying Leaders in Integrated Coastal and Ocean Governance

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Certifying Leaders in Integrated Coastal and Ocean Governance held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Transforming Human Resources into Resourceful Humans

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Transforming Human Resources into Resourceful Humans held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on The Future of the Maritime Transport in a Blue Economy

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on the Future of the Maritime Transport in a Blue Economy held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility Impacts: Collaborations Towards an Ocean-based Blue Economy

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility Impacts: Collaborations Towards an Ocean-based Blue Economy held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on New Directions and Initiatives for Coastal and Ocean Governance at the Global, Regional and National Levels

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on New Directions and Initiatives for Coastal and Ocean Governance at the Global, Regional and National Levels held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Sustaining Community Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services: Benefits and Strategies

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Sustaining Community Livelihoods and Ecosystem Services: Benefits and Strategies held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Consolidation and Replication of ICM Lessons and Good Practices

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Consolidation and Replication of ICM Lessons and Good Practices held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Using ICM as a Tool to Achieve Aichi Targets

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Using ICM as a Tool to Achieve Aichi Targets held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Food Security in Watersheds and Coastal Areas

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Food Security in Watersheds and Coastal Areas held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Safeguarding Ocean-based Blue Economy through Innovative Solutions to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Safeguarding Ocean-based Blue Economy through Innovative Solutions to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Enabling an Ocean-based Blue Economy at the Local Level through Innovative Technologies and Applications

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Enabling an Ocean-based Blue Economy at the Local Level through Innovative Technologies and Applications held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Unmasking Hidden Costs: Accounting for Natural Resource Depreciation and Environmental Damages

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Unmasking Hidden Costs: Accounting for Natural Resource Depreciation and Environmental Damages held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Our coasts and seas: The engine of the blue economy

This publication summarizes the results of the workshop on Our coasts and seas: The engine of the blue economy held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012.

Proceedings of the 2012 PNLG Forum: General Assembly

The 2012 PEMSEA Network of Local Governments for Sustainable Coastal Development (PNLG) Forum General Assembly was held at the Changwon Hotel, Changwon City, Republic of Korea on 8 July 2012. The Changwon City Government hosted the forum. This publication summarizes the outcome of the forum.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Monitoring, Reporting and Forecasting: Applications, Benefits and On-the-ground Applications

This publication summarizes the outcome of the workshop on Monitoring, Reporting and Forecasting: Applications, Benefits and On-the-ground Applications, held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2012 in Changwon, RO Korea.

Proceedings of the Tenth Executive Committee Meeting

The Tenth (10th) Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center, on 20 April 2012 and at the PEMSEA Resource Facility, Manila, Philippines, on 21 April 2012.

Proceedings of the Ninth Executive Committee Meeting

The Ninth (9th) Executive Committee Meeting was held at the PEMSEA Resource Facility, Manila, Philippines, from 24 to 25 October 2011. This publication summarizes the output of the meeting.

East Asian Seas Stocktaking Meeting: Chair's Summary

The East Asian Seas Stocktaking Meeting was held at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Auditorium A, Manila, Philippines from 28-29 October 2010. This publication summarizes the outcome of the meeting.

Proceedings of the Fourth EAS Partnership Council Meeting

The 4th East Asian Seas (EAS) Partnership Council Meeting was held at the Novotel Ambassador Busan Hotel, Busan City, Republic of Korea, from 11 to 14 July 2011. This publication summarizes the proceedings of the meeting.

Proceedings of the Sixth Twinning Workshop on Integrated River Basin and Coastal Area Management (IRBCAM): Total Allowable Pollutant Load Allocation in River Basins and Coastal Areas of East Asia

The theme of the Sixth Twinning Workshop on Integrated River Basin and Coastal Area Management (IRBCAM) was "Total Allowable Pollutant Load Allocation in River Basins and Coastal Areas of East Asia." This publication summarizes the outcome of the workshop.

Proceedings of the Eighth Executive Committee Meeting

The Eighth Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Nirvana Resort, Beijing, People's Republic of China, from 11 to 12 March 2011. The Meeting was attended by the EAS Partnership Council Chair, Dr. Chua Thia- Eng, Intergovernmental Session Chair, Dr. Li Haiqing, and Technical Session Chair, Mr. Hiroshi Terashima.

Proceedings of the 2010 PNLG Forum: Strengthening Oil Spill Preparedness and Response at the Local Level

The 2010 PEMSEA Network of Local Governments for Sustainable Coastal Development (PNLG) Forum was held at the Tide Resort, Bangsaen, Chonburi Province, Thailand, from 22 to 24 November 2010. The Chonburi Provincial Government hosted the Meeting. This publication summarizes the proceedings of the forum.

Proceedings of the Seventh Executive Committee Meeting

The Seventh Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center, Manila, Philippines, from 26-27 October 2010.

Proceedings of the Third East Asian Seas Partnership Council Meeting

The Third East Asian Seas Partnership Council Meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dandong, Liaoning Province, PR China, from 26 to 29 July 2010. The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) hosted the Meeting.

Proceedings of the Fifth Regional Twinning Workshop on Integrated River Basin and Coastal Area Management: Meeting Challenges of Pollution in River Basins and Coastal Areas

The 5th Regional Twinning Workshop on Integrated River Basin and Coastal Area Management (IRBCAM) with the theme "Meeting Challenges of Pollution Reduction in River Basins and Coastal Areas" was held at the Ibis Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia, from 17 to 19 March 2010.

Proceedings of the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for the Rehabilitation of Manila Bay: A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Forum

One of the special events of the East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress was the PPP for the Rehabilitation of Manila Bay: A CSR Forum. The event gathered around 80 participants, including active CSR practitioners from the corporate sector and representatives from national agencies, local government units as well as other concerned stakeholders from development organizations.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Meeting Human Resources Requirements in Coastal and Ocean Governance: Short-term Training and Degree-granting Education

As a follow-on workshop on the Discussion Group Meeting on Capacity Development on Coastal and Ocean Governance held in 2006 and the Xiamen meeting, this meeting/workshop focused on the recent initiatives undertaken related to capacity development in the region.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Greener Ports in the ASEAN Region

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Greener Ports in the ASEAN Region.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Local Action, Global Contribution: Best Practices in Community-based Approaches to Sustainable Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Management

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Local Action, Global Contribution: Best Practices in Community-based Approaches to Sustainable Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Management.

Proceedings of the Special Session on Disaster Management

The special session on disaster management tackled two main topics, the Science and Technology for Marine Disaster Prevention and Management and Good Governance on Disaster Management.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Innovative Policies and Practices in Water Supply, Sanitation and Pollution

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Innovative Policies and Practices in Water Supply, Sanitation and Pollution.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Transboundary Pollution Reduction in River Basins and Coastal Areas

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Transboundary Pollution Reduction in River Basins and Coastal Areas.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Livelihood Management and Sustainable Coastal Tourism

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Livelihood Management and Sustainable Coastal Tourism.

Proceedings of the Workshop on the Future Role of Fisheries in an Urbanized World

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on the Future Role of Fisheries in an Urbanized World.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Addressing Food Security through Sustainable Aquaculture

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Addressing Food Security through Sustainable Aquaculture.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Addressing Water Crisis in Rapidly Growing Cities

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Addressing Water Crisis in Rapidly Growing Cities.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Alternative Energy – A Solution for Energy Security for Islands and Remote Areas

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Alternative Energy – A Solution for Energy Security for Islands and Remote Areas.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Indigenous Approaches to Habitat Protection and Restoration: Experiences in Sato-umi and other Community Initiatives

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Indigenous Approaches to Habitat Protection and Restoration: Experiences in Sato-umi and other Community Initiatives.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Networking of Marine Protected Areas: Benefits, Good Practices, Standards and Next Steps

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Networking of Marine Protected Areas: Benefits, Good Practices, Standards and Next Steps.

Proceedings of the Workshop on the Development and Advances on Marine Biosafety in the Context of the Convention on Biodiversity

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on the Development and Advances on Marine Biosafety in the Context of the Convention on Biodiversity.

Proceedings of the Workshop on the Impacts of Climate Change at the Coastal and Ocean Areas of the East Asian Seas Region

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on the Impacts of Climate Change at the Coastal and Ocean Areas of the East Asian Seas Region.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Government/Industry Partnerships for Effective and Consistent, Preparedness and Response to Marine Pollution in East Asia

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Government/Industry Partnerships for Effective and Consistent, Preparedness and Response to Marine Pollution in East Asia.

Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Coastal and Ocean Development

This publication outlines the results of the International Conference on Sustainable Coastal and Ocean Development, held from November 23 to 26, 2009 in Manila, Philippines.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Making Mainstreaming Work: Driving National Action to Address Marine and Coastal Challenges

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Making Mainstreaming Work: Driving National Action to Address Marine and Coastal Challenges.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Land and Sea Use Zoning: Challenges and Opportunities

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Land and Sea Use Zoning: Challenges and Opportunities.

Proceedings of the Workshop on the Science in Ecosystem-based Management

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on the Science in Ecosystem-based Management.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Addressing Transboundary Issues through Regional/Subregional Seas Cooperation: Initiatives in East Asia

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Addressing Transboundary Issues through Regional/Subregional Seas Cooperation: Initiatives in East Asia.

Proceedings of the Workshop on the Continental Shelf: Post-May 2009 Perspectives

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on the Continental Shelf: Post-May 2009 Perspectives.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Contributions of Marine Economic Sectors to Regional and National GDP in an Uncertain Climate

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on the Contributions of Marine Economic Sectors to Regional and National GDP in an Uncertain Climate.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Coastal/Ocean Policy and Legislation: Implementation and New Initiatives

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Coastal/Ocean Policy and Legislation: Implementation and New Initiatives.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Meeting Challenges of Climate Change at the Local Level through ICM

This publication summarizes the results of one of the workshops held during the East Asian Seas Congress 2009 on Meeting Challenges of Climate Change at the Local Level through ICM.

Proceedings of the Fifth Executive Committee Meeting

The Fifth Executive Committee (EC) Meeting was held on 24–25 July 2009 in Manila. The Meeting was organized as an expanded EC meeting, with representatives from 11 Country Partners and 9 non-Country Partners, as well as from the UNDP Regional Centre in Bangkok and UNDP Philippines.

Proceedings of Twinning Workshop on Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)

The Twinning Workshop on Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) was held at the Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila Hotel, Philippines, from 18 to 21 May 2009. The workshop was co-organized by PEMSEA and the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI)/PEMSEA Twinning Secretariat, supported by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM) of Republic of Korea, and hosted by Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) of the Philippines.

Proceedings of the Fourth Executive Committee Meeting

The fourth Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Huwan Hot Spring Leisure Hotel in Beijing, PR China on 20 December 2008.

Proceedings of the National Workshop for Local Governments Implementing ICM in China

The National Workshop for Local Governments Implementing ICM in China aimed to provide a venue for the ICM parallel sites in China: (a) to share their progress, plans and needs for ICM program development and implementation and environmental investments; and (b) to learn about the experiences, tools and approaches for capacity development, institutional arrangements, monitoring and environmental investments of other partners.

Proceedings of the Second East Asian Seas Partnership Council Meeting

The second East Asian Seas Partnership Council Meeting was held at the Toranomon Pastoral Hotel, Tokyo, Japan, from 14 to 17 July 2008. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) and the Ocean Policy Research Foundation (OPRF) of Japan hosted the Meeting.

Proceedings of the Third Executive Committee Meeting

The Third Executive Committee Meeting was held at the Office of the Ocean Policy Research Foundation (OPRF) in Tokyo, Japan on 13 July 2008.

Proceedings of the Second Executive Committee Meeting

The second Executive Committee Meeting was held at the PEMSEA Office, Quezon City, Philippines on 14-15 March 2008.

Proceedings of the Third Twinning Workshop on Ecosystem-based Management of Interrelated River Basins, Estuaries and Coastal Seas

The Third Twinning Workshop on Ecosystem-based Management of Interrelated River Basins, Estuaries and Coastal Seas was held at the New World Astor Hotel, Tianjin, PR China, from 17 to 19 October 2007. The State Oceanic Administration of PR China hosted the Workshop.

Proceedings of the First Executive Committee Meeting

The first Executive Committee Meeting was held at the PEMSEA Office, Quezon City, Philippines on 14-15 September 2007.

Proceedings of the First East Asian Seas Partnership Council Meeting

The first East Asian Seas (EAS) Partnership Council Meeting was held at the Hotel Sedona, Manado City, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, from 17 to 20 July 2007. The Ministry of Environment (MOE) of Indonesia and the Provincial Government of North Sulawesi hosted the Meeting.

Assessment of East Asia’s Capacity Building in Ocean and Coastal Governance

PEMSEA and UNESCO-IOC conducted a survey in December 2006 to assess East Asia’s capacity building needs in ocean and coastal governance. The survey was undertaken in support of building strategies to strengthen capacity to implement the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-EAS).

Proceedings of the Thematic Workshop on Local Government Financing for Water, Sewage and Sanitation

The Thematic Workshop on Local Government Financing for Water, Sewage and Sanitation was conducted as part of the International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Governance of the East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress 2006, which was held in Haikou City, Hainan Province, PR China, on 12-16 December 2006.

Report on the Outputs and Outcomes of the East Asian Seas Youth Forum

The East Asian Seas (EAS) Youth Forum was organized as one of the special events of the EAS Congress 2006, convened to provide a venue for dynamic knowledge sharing and youth empowerment, increase the youth’s awareness and appreciation of the rich marine heritage of the EAS region, and enable young people to understand the dynamics of the coastal and marine management through interaction with experts, authorities and fellow young environmentalists.

Proceedings of the ICM Dialogue

The ICM Dialogue was organized as part of the Inaugural Meeting of the PEMSEA Network of Local Governments for Sustainable Coastal Development (PNLG) during the East Asian Seas Congress 2006, hosted by the State Oceanic Administration of China, Hainan Provincial Government and Haikou City Government. The Dialogue was held 14 December 2006 at the People’s Assembly Hall in Haikou City, Hainan Province, PR China.

Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of SGP National Coordinators and PMO Directors

The first joint meeting of the Project Management Office (PMO) Managers/Staff with their corresponding UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) National Coordinators aimed to: 1. Review the objectives, goals and the processes of the SGP-PEMSEA Joint Communiqué; 2. Identify project direction for the next three years; and 3. Explore potential projects for implementation.

Proceedings of the Inaugural Meeting of the East Asian Seas Partnership Council

The East Asian Seas Partnership Council is established in accordance with the Partnership Operating Arrangements for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA). The Inaugural Meeting of the EAS Partnership Council was held at the Huandao Tide Hotel, Haikou City, Hainan Province, People’s Republic of China, on 16 December 2006. The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) of China hosted the Meeting.

Proceedings of the Second Ministerial Forum on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia

The 2nd Ministerial Forum was conducted in Haikou City from 14 to 15 December 2006. The Forum consisted of three components. The first component took place in the People’s Assembly Hall on 14 December.

Proceedings of the Regional Network on Coastal and Ocean Governance

An informal meeting of the Regional Network on Coastal and Ocean Governance was held as a side event of the East Asian Seas (EAS) Congress 2006 in Haikou City, Hainan Province, People’s Republic of China, on 13 December. The meeting took up the matter of what role the network could have in the implementation of the SDS-SEA.

Proceedings of the Inaugural Meeting of the PEMSEA Network of Local Governments for Sustainable Coastal Development (PNLG)

The official founding of the PEMSEA Network of Local Governments for Sustainable Coastal Development (PNLG) as a local government-driven and a sustainable regional network, through the signing of the PNLG Charter, was highly recognized as a benefit to local governments in various ways.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Achieving the MDGs through Enhancing Local Capacities for Integrated Coastal Resources Management: Evidences and Lessons Learned

UNDP Capacity 2015, together with UNDP Manila, sponsored the session on Achieving the MDGs through Enhancing Local Capacities in Integrated Coastal Resources Management (ICRM): Evidences and Lessons Learned workshop during the EAS Congress 2006.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Ecosystem-based Management of Interrelated River Basins, Estuaries and Coastal Seas

The Workshop on Ecosystem-based Management of Interrelated River Basins, Estuaries and Coastal Seas was co-convened by PEMSEA, Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MOMAF), Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) and Korea Environment Institute (KEI), on 12-13 December 2006.

Proceedings of the Meeting of Experts to Discuss the Framework for the State of the Coasts Reporting for the Seas of East Asia

A Meeting of Experts was conducted as one of the side meetings of the EAS Congress 2006 at the China Institute for Reform and Development in Haikou City, PR China. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the development of an efficient and cost-effective monitoring system involving stakeholders at the national and local levels, as well as the production of a State of the Coasts (SOC) report every three years.

Proceedings of the Twelfth Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Twelfth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), held at the Waterfront Insular Hotel, Davao City, Philippines, from 1 to 4 August 2006. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines (DENR) hosted the Meeting.

Proceedings of the National Forum on Sustainable Development of Coastal and Marine Resources and the National Consultation Workshop on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA)

The National Forum on Sustainable Development of Coastal and Marine Resources and the National Consultation Workshop on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA) was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, on 29-31 March 2006.

Proceedings of the Eleventh Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Eleventh Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), held at the Apsara Angkor Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia, from 1 to 4 August 2005. The Ministry of Environment of Cambodia (MoE) hosted the Meeting.

Proceedings of the Workshop on Ecosystem-Based Management of Interrelated River Basins, Estuaries and Coastal Seas

The Workshop on Ecosystem-Based Management of Interrelated River Basins, Estuaries and Coastal Seas was held at Hotel Riviera, Masan, Republic of Korea, from 01 to 03 June 2005. The workshop was co-organized by PEMSEA and the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MOMAF) of RO Korea.

Meeting of the Working Group on the Regional Implementing Mechanism for the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA)

The Meeting, held from 16-18 May 2005 in Metro Manila, Philippines, was convened to formulate the PEMSEA Partnership Agreement and the Partnership Operating Arrangements on the transformation of PEMSEA into a self-sustaining regional implementing mechanism for the SDS-SEA.

Proceedings of the Fourth Forum of the Regional Network of Local Governments Implementing Integrated Coastal Management

The Fourth Forum of the Regional Network of Local Governments (RNLG) implementing Integrated Coastal Management or ICM was organized by the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), jointly with the Ministry of Environment of Indonesia, and hosted by the Bali Provincial Government of Indonesia. The RNLG Forum was held at the INNA Grand Bali Beach Hotel in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, on 26 – 28 April 2005.

Proceedings of the 4th Subregional Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand Project Task Team

The 4th Subregional Meeting of the Gulf of Thailand Project Task Team was held at the Montien Riverside Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, from 2 to 4 February 2005. The Marine Department, Ministry of Transportation, Royal Government of Thailand hosted the Meeting.

Consensus Building for the Formulation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia

On 12 December 2003, the Seas of East Asia region adopted a common framework for the environmental management and protection of its shared seas. The historic event was capped by ceremonial signing of the Ministerial Declaration on Regional Cooperation on the Sustainable Development of the Seas of East Asia by the honorable ministers and officials from PEMSEA countries—Brunei, Cambodia, China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam—before a gathering of distinguished guests from various governments, research institutions and international organizations.

Proceedings of the Tenth Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Tenth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), held at the Best Western Xiamen Central Hotel, Xiamen, PR China, from 25-29 October 2004. The State Oceanic Administration of PR China (SOA) and the Municipal Government of Xiamen hosted the Meeting.

Proceedings of the Working Group Meeting on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA)

Following a Preparatory Meeting for the Working Group on the Implementation of the SDS-SEA that was held on 29 March–1 April 2004, in Chengdu, China, a Working Group meeting was organized by the PEMSEA Regional Programme Office (RPO) and hosted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), in Manila, Philippines, from 23 to 26 August 2004. Participants at the meeting included representatives from 10 participating countries, along with two resource persons and representatives from UNDP, World Bank and the Secretariat.

Proceedings of the Preparatory Meeting for the Working Group on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA)

The Preparatory Meeting for the Working Group on the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA) was held in Chengdu, People’s Republic of China, on 29 March – 1 April 2004. The meeting was organized by the PEMSEA Regional Programme Office (RPO) and was hosted by the State Oceanic Administration of the People’s Republic of China (SOA).

Proceedings of the Ninth Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Ninth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme on Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), held at the Dusit Resort, Pattaya, Thailand, from 6 to 8 August 2003. The Government of Thailand hosted the Meeting.

Proceedings of the Senior Government Officials' Meeting on the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia

The Senior Government Officials' Meeting (SGOM) on the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia was held at the Dusit Resort, Pattaya, Thailand, from 4 to 5 August 2003. It was organized by the Regional Programme Office (RPO) in collaboration with the Marine Department, the Royal Government of Thailand.

Determining Environmental Carrying Capacity of Coastal and Marine Areas: Progress, Constraints, and Future Options

This publication presents the summary of the proceedings of the workshop and the key technical/scientific papers presented during the two-day event. It discusses the concept and approaches, methodologies, application and case studies, research needs and priorities in environmental carrying capacity or effective/permissible carrying capacity in tourism (ECC) research.

Proceedings of the Experts’ Meeting on Strategies for Better Coastal and Ocean Governance

The Experts’ Meeting on Strategies for Better Coastal and Ocean Governance was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 18-20 November 2002. The Meeting was organized to review strategies to address priority coastal and ocean governance issues at subnational, national, and regional levels; and examine measures to develop a regional pool of expertise in coastal and ocean governance.

Proceedings of the National Conference on Media as Key Partners in Environmental Sustainability

The National Conference on Media as Key Partners in Environmental Sustainability was held in Manila, Philippines, on 23 October 2002.

Proceedings of the Seminar on Leadership in Ocean and Coastal Governance

The Seminar on Leadership in Ocean and Coastal Governance was held in Xiamen, PR China, on 22 September 2002. The Seminar was organized by the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), jointly with the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) of PR China, and hosted by the Xiamen Municipal Government of PR China.

Proceedings of the 2nd Forum of the Regional Network of Local Governments Implementing Integrated Coastal Management (RNLG)

The Second Forum of the Regional Network of Local Governments Implementing Integrated Coastal Management (RNLG) was organized by the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), jointly with the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) of PR China, and hosted by the Xiamen Municipal Government of PR China.

Proceedings of the First Meeting of the Multidisciplinary Expert Group

The First Meeting of the Multidisciplinary Expert Group (MEG) was held at Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 9-10 May 2002. Attending the meeting were seven experts from Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and two from PEMSEA’s Regional Programme Office (RPO).

Proceedings of the Eighth Programme Steering Committee Meeting

The Eighth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme was held in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 19 to 22 March 2002. The Government of the Republic of Korea hosted the Meeting.

Regional Consultative Workshop on Strengthening Recovery of Ship Pollution Clean-up Costs and Damage Claims

The Regional Consultative Workshop on Strengthening Recovery of Ship Pollution Clean-up Costs and Damage Claims was held in Singapore, on 5-6 September 2001.

Proceedings of the Senior Experts Dialogue on Coastal and Marine Policy

The Senior Experts Dialogue on Coastal and Marine Policy was organized by the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) in Manila, Philippines, on 13-14 July 2001. Eleven participants from nine countries of the East Asian Seas region attended the workshop.

Proceedings of the Pilot Intersessional Consultative Group Meeting

The Meeting of the Pilot Intersessional Consultative Group (ICG) of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme was held in Manila, Philippines, from 28 to 29 July 2001.

Proceedings of the Consultative Workshop on the Gulf of Thailand Environmental Management Project

The Consultative Workshop on the Gulf of Thailand Environmental Management Project was held at the Menam Riverside Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, on 14-15 May 2001. The workshop was hosted by the Harbour Department, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Thailand.

Proceedings of the Seventh Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Seventh Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme, held in Dalian, People's Republic of China, from 26 to 29 July 2000. The Meeting was hosted by the Government of the People's Republic of China.

Regional Consultative Workshop on the Recovery of Oil Spill Clean-Up Costs and Pollution Damage Claims

This publication summarizes the results of the Regional Consultative Workshop on the Recovery of Oil Spill Clean-up Costs and Pollution Damage Claims which was jointly organized by the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore and the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas.

Proceedings of the Sixth Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Sixth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (RAS/92/G34), held at Diamond Hotel, Manila, Philippines, on 25 March 1999. The Government of the Philippines hosted the Meeting.

Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Pollution in the East Asian Seas

This publication presents the summary of the Proceedings of the International Conference on Challenges and Opportunities in Managing Pollution in the East Asian Seas, held at the Manila Diamond Hotel, Philippines, from 22-24 March 1999.

Proceedings of the Fifth Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Fifth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (RAS/92/G34), held at the Putri Bali Hotel, Bali, Indonesia, from 2 to 5 December 1998. The Meeting was hosted by the Government of Indonesia.

Highlights of the Second Technical Workshop of the Regional Network for Marine Pollution Monitoring and Information Management

This publication summarizes the results of the Second Technical Workshop of the Regional Network for Marine Pollution and Information Management, held on 9-10 November 1997 at the Burapha University, Bangsaen, Chonburi, Thailand.

Proceedings of the National Workshop on the Implementation of MARPOL 73/78 in Indonesia: Cost-Effective Shore Reception Facilities

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Directorate General Sea Communication (DGSC) of Indonesia jointly implemented a National Workshop on Implementation of MARPOL 73/78: Cost-Effective Shore Reception Facilities, from 14 to 15 January 1998.

Proceedings of the Fourth Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Fourth Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (RAS/92/G34), held at the International Convention Centre, Hanoi, Viet Nam, from 15 to 18 December 1997. The Meeting was hosted by the Government of Viet Nam.

Regional Workshop on Partnerships in the Application of Integrated Coastal Management

The Regional Workshop on Partnerships in the Application of Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) was held in Burapha University, Bangsaen, Chonburi, Thailand, from 12 to 14 November 1997. The workshop extended the experience gained and lessons learned from integrated coastal management (ICM) demonstration projects in Batangas Bay, Philippines and Xiamen, People’s Republic of China, promoted regional networking of local governments operating ICM programs, and fostered partnerships among organizations implementing ICM programs.

Proceedings of the National Workshop on the Ratification and Implementation of MARPOL 73/78 in the Philippines

The National Workshop on the Ratification and Implementation of MARPOL 73/78 (International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as Modified by the Protocol of 1978 Relating Thereto) in the Philippines was held at Club Estancia Resort Hotel, Tagaytay City, Philippines, from 9 to 10 June 1997.

Summary Report of the Batangas Bay Demonstration Project Evaluation Workshop

The Batangas Bay Demonstration Project (BBDP) Evaluation Workshop on Assessing Results and Impacts was held at Alpha Hotel, Batangas City on 24-25 July 1997. This was attended by delegates from national governments offices, local government units, academic institutions, private sectors and non-government organizations.

Proceedings of the National Workshop on IMO Conventions for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution

The National Workshop on IMO Conventions for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution was held at Meeting Room No. 2, Ministry of Transport, 80-Tran Doa St., Hanoi, from 21 to 22 April 1997, and at Meeting Hall B, Saigon Port, 3 Nguyen Tat Thanh St., District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, from 24 to 25 April 1997.

Proceedings of the Consultative Meeting on the Malacca Straits Demonstration Project

This publication summarizes the results of the Malacca Straits Consultative Meeting, held at the Tambuli Beach Villa, Cebu, Philippines, from 12 to 13 March 1997. The Meeting was organized by the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas.

Sustainable Financing Mechanisms: Public Sector-Private Sector Partnership

This publication summarizes the Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Sustainable Financing Mechanisms for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution: Public Sector - Private Sector Partnership, held in Manila, Philippines, from 14 to 16 November 1996, the conclusions and recommendations developed and adopted by the gathering, and the technical papers that were presented during the three-day event.

Proceedings of the Third Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Third Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (RAS/92/G34), held at the Forum Fairlane Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 10 to 12 December 1996. The Meeting was hosted by the Government of Malaysia.

Proceedings of the IMO/APCEL/MPA Workshop on the Ratification and Implementation of MARPOL 73/78 in the East Asian Seas

The IMO/APCEL/MPA Workshop on the Ratification and Implementation of MARPOL 73/78 was held at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore from 30 October to 1 November 1996.

Oil Spill Modelling in the East Asian Region with Special Reference to the Malacca Straits

This proceedings is a product of the Regional Workshop on Operational Oil Spill Modelling with Special Reference to the Malacca Straits, held in Pusan, the Republic of Korea, from 31 May to 3 June 1996. The workshop was organized by the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (MPP-EAS), in cooperation with the Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute (KORDI), the Republic of Korea, and the Subcommission for the Western Pacific of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (WESTPAC/IOC).

Integrated Coastal Management in Tropical Developing Countries: Lessons Learned from Successes and Failures

Despite the priority attention given to ICM, very little information on lessons learned from past experiences has been systematically compiled and analyzed. To help fill this information gap, the International Workshop on Integrated Coastal Management in Tropical Developing Countries: Lessons Learned from Successes and Failures was conducted.

Marine Pollution Monitoring and Information Management Network: Inception Workshop

The Marine Pollution Monitoring and Information Management Inception Workshop was held at the Manila Galleria Suites, Pasig City, Philippines, on 8-10 April 1996. It was attended by representatives from ten countries. Also present were Mr. Kevin McGrath, the UNDP Resident Representative, Dr. Chua Thia-Eng, the IMO Regional Programme Manager, and Dr. Gil S. Jacinto, the Marine Pollution Monitoring and Information Management (MPMIM) Network Coordinator.

Regional Network on the Legal Aspects of Marine Pollution

The Inception Workshop for the Regional Network of Legal Experts on Marine Pollution was held at the Manila Galleria Suites, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines, on 18-19 March 1996. It was attended by 17 participants from 10 countries in East Asia, namely: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

Proceedings of the Second Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the Second Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (RAS/92/G34), held at Club Andaman Beach Resort, Phuket, Thailand, from 11 to 13 December 1995. The Meeting was hosted by the Government of Thailand.

Proceedings of the First Programme Steering Committee Meeting

This publication summarizes the results of the First Programme Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting of the GEF/UNDP/IMO Regional Programme for the Prevention and Management of Marine Pollution in the East Asian Seas (RAS/92/G34), held in Quezon City, Philippines, from 1 to 3 June 1994. The Meeting was hosted by the Government of the Philippines.

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