4th International Conference of Ocean Governance for Sustainability in Piran / 9.12.2019

From November 25 to 27 2019 the OceanGov conference was held at the Marine Biology Station in Piran of National Institute of Biology

Prof.dr. Nives Ogrinc and dr. Bor Krajnc attended the 4th International OceanGov conference where meetings and workshops about the OceanGov project in which IJS collaborates were held.  Among other important topics also the joined publication was discussed, where our institute will collaboratively contribute to the chapter on the topic of the Ocean Acidification. Besides the workshops and meetings several presentations that were open to public were also held.

Ocean Governance for Sustainability – Challenges, Options and the Role of Science is a 4-year project under the auspices of the European Cooperation in Science & Technology (COST). The main objective of the project is to create and coordinate a research network for inter- and transdisciplinary research on ocean governance in the EU. It consists of representatives form 29 COST Member States and is divided into six working groups that are addressing six governance challenges:

  • Land-Sea Interactions
  • Area-Based Management
  • Seabed Resource Management
  • Nutrition Security and Food Systems
  • Ocean, Climate Change, and Acidification
  • Fisheries Governance

During the 4th International OceanGov important meetings and workshops within each of the working groups were held and also several presentations that were open to public.

More information about the project: