04 Feb 2016 | Article
The Caribbean Protected Areas Gateway (Caribbean Gateway) has been accelerating its engagement with regional governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGO) to equip them to contribute meaningfully to its Caribbean Reference Information System (RIS) , an online access point to data and tools for analysis for biodiversity and protected area management.
01 Feb 2016 | Article
Deux ateliers de formation auront lieu du 3 au 6 février à Gitega (Burundi) et du 8 au 10 février 2016 à Diapaga (Burkina Faso) pour renforcer les compétences des conservateurs et administrateurs sur la gestion des aires protégées à travers l’utilisation de l’outil IMET (Integrated Management Effectiveness Tool). Ces formations sont organisées par le programme BIOPAMA en collaboration avec des partenaires régionaux et nationaux.
27 Jan 2016 | Event
A public conference to present the results of the BIOPAMA programme in improving the biodiversity and protected area management in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific countries will be held on Thursday, 4 February 2016 in Brussels.
07 Jan 2016 | Article
In 2015 the East African Community Secretariat became the host of the Observatory for Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management that serves the East African Community (EAC) countries. Following a regional kick-off meeting to introduce the EAC Observatory to users and providers, a series of national engagements has been taking place in the EAC countries since the last quarter of 2015. | French
17 Dec 2015 | News story
The Pacific Islands region has responsibility for 10% of the global ocean surface and hosting the world's largest tuna stocks. Currently, marine protected areas cover just over 2% of the world’s oceans, and only about 1% is strongly protected in no-take marine reserves. In this context, small Pacific Island states with massive ocean territory are taking a global leadership position by establishing and effectively managing large scale marine protected areas and others are making similar pledges.