The STRONG High Seas projectis a five-year project that aims to strengthen the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). Beyond the support of the coming negotiations for an international instruments, the project focuses on the the Southeast Pacific and Southeast Atlantic regions and aims to develop and propose targeted measures to support the coordinated development of integrated and ecosystem-based management approaches in ABNJ.

Organised in close cooperation with the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific (CPPS), this workshop bring together stakeholders within the Southeast Pacific region to discuss the current status and challenges for global and regional ocean governance, foster exchange and build new networks, as well as identify the key interests and challenges in ocean governance faced by the region.

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