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Bubblegum coral, Paragorgia arborea and red tree coral, Primnoa resedaeformis
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Objectives of the workshop

  • Build upon the experience available from the Nordic countries as well as other global regions to explore practical guidance on MPA implementation and related policies, within EAF and in context of broader cross-sectoral EA, to reach fisheries management objectives while making explicit their effect on biodiversity conservation goals;
  • Sharing of experiences and good practices on policies and frameworks related to spatial management measures and implementation of MPAs in different ecological, economic and social contexts;
  • To discuss and outline policy and management frameworks for planning and implementing MPAs as tools for management at sectoral and cross-sectoral levels

Registration and payment

Register here for the conference NB! Number of participants will be limited to 120 persons.
Registration fee is NOK 1500 (for students NOK 1000)  and includes coffee breaks, lunches, reception and one dinner.

International Workshop

Bergen, Norway, 29 – 31 March 2011
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Venue: Scandic Hotel and Conference Center, Bergen, Norway

Target audience
The workshop will bring together scientists, fisheries and environmental managers, conservation specialists, as well as stakeholders and policy-makers to explore new findings and approaches regarding ecological, economic and social aspects of integrated MPA.
Geographic scope: global
Convener: Erlend Moksness, IMR