Featuring insightful articles on the regional news from the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region, the publication captures highlights from the WIOMPAN Regional Learning Workshop, news from the Western Indian Ocean Early Career Scientists Network, highlights from recently published papers and WIOMSA’s 30th Anniversary Celebration.
The Newsbrief also features the recently held Western Indian Ocean Science – Policy Platform Forum which was hosted by the Government of Mozambique in Maputo from 5th-7th December. The forum delved into addressing global targets to support a sustainable blue economy in the WIO, and will assist in informed decision making for the Contracting Parties of the Nairobi Convention during the 12th Conference of Parties set to take place in 2024.
The Newsbrief also sheds a spotlight on the 2023 Marine Regions Forum which drew more than 180 conservation, science, policy, and industry experts from the WIO region to advance regional ocean governance.
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