19 Dec 2014 | News story
The 11th edition of the Caribbean Marine Protected Area Management (CaMPAM) Training of Trainers on Marine Protected Area Management regional course will take place from 9 to 20 February 2015 in Granada. The EU-funded BIOPAMA (Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management) programme is collaborating with the UNEP-CEP/SPAW CaMPAM Network and the Eastern Caribbean Marine Managed Network (ECMMAN) project to deliver this course, and the Grenada Fisheries Division will provide local support to facilitate the training.
03 Dec 2014 | Article
The Pacific Island Community Adaptive Co-management (PICCC) course will provide participants with the practical knowledge and skills required for the sustainable management of natural resources such as fisheries management and conservation areas and other forms of protected areas such as Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs). The EU-funded BIOPAMA programme is a key partner of this regional protected area capacity development initiative and one of the financial supporters of the course.
26 Nov 2014 | News story
A short video highlighting the Mua Voyage's message on ocean protection and climate change received a standing ovation when it was shown at the opening plenary of the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014.
17 Nov 2014 | News story
Capacity development is a key BIOPAMA contribution being highlighted at the IUCN World Parks Congress 2014, and the Protected Area Governance and Management Book is one of the concrete outputs of the BIOPAMA support for protected areas capacity development.
14 Nov 2014 | Article
Regional solidarity, committed international partnerships, education and the need to look beyond the perceived barriers to successful conservation, were at the forefront of an informal dialogue between Pacific island leaders at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney on 13 November.