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