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New Carrier of Maritime Silk Road: Era Opportunity of Sailing Race
by International Development Information Organization-DevNet (Non-governmental organization (NGO))
International Development Information Organization, together with NOAHS Yacht Club intents to set up a bridgehead of Maritime Silk Road in China, which will be built into a Maritime Silk Road Characteristic Town. The town will consist of a comprehensive marine sports center with the core of sailing race, leisure center under the theme of Maritime Silk Road and Characteristic Town of marine culture and living. In the meanwhile, NOAHS Yacht Club will bring in International Sailing Races to create an unparalleled sports event IP.

Implement/Management Methods:

1. to organize international sailing races initiated by China and countries along the Maritime Silk Road.
2. to set up sailing race organizing committee and invite world-renowned sailing race arbitral institution as well as experts to participate together.
Progress reports
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
  • Management of ship-based pollution and/or port waste management
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Large Marine Ecosystem approach
By 2030, increase the economic benefits to Small Island developing States and least developed countries from the sustainable use of marine resources, including through sustainable management of fisheries, aquaculture and tourism
Type of commitment
  • Economic benefits from sustainable tourism
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Training and professional development
  • Scientific cooperation
  • Transfer marine technology
August/ 2018
International sailing race of “Maritime Silk Road Cup”
June/ 2018
Opening of International sailing race initiated by Government of Zhoushan, China and NOAHS Yacht Club
October/ 2017
Planning period for the Maritime Silk Road Characteristic Town
Staff / Technical expertise
global marine experts
In-kind contribution
Sailing race IP
Basic information
Time-frame: October 2017 - to be determined
NOAHS Yacht Club
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • North Pacific
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Sailing Race IP
Contact information
Meng Huang, Secretary, International Development Information Organization-DevNet, devnetglobal@sina.cn, +86 18616252692
Shanghai, China
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