United Nations
Course on Sustainable Oceans and Marine Resources
by Singapore (Government)
Oceans are essential for planetary survival and global economic wellbeing.

Under the Singapore Cooperation Programme, our main platform for government-to-government technical assistance, Singapore will be organising a course on sustainable oceans and marine resources. This programme explores the impacts of mans activities on the marine environment and seeks to share a sustainable approach to marine resources and marine biodiversity conservation.

Participants will visit relevant nature reserves in Singapore, and learn about Singapores coral reefs conservation.

Topics covered by the course:

Introduction to the UNCLOS on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction;

Climate change and the seas;
Exploitation of marine natural resources and its impact; and

Marine biodiversity conservation
Progress reports
The course is scheduled to take place in July 2017 and will bring together mid to senior level officials involved in marine resource conservation and planning and climate change mitigation to share of best practices in support of the implementation of SDG 14.
Other, please specify
Logistical resources
Staff / Technical expertise
Trainers and consultants from government and external agencies.
Basic information
Time-frame: July 2017 - July 2017
Government of the Republic of Singapore
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Luke Tang, Mr, reach.luke@gmail.com,
Other SDGs
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