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Proceedings of the 2nd Ocean Leadership Roundtable

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Publication Type: 
Only Available Online

The 2nd Ocean Leadership Roundtable with the special theme of ‘Future Outlook of the East Asian Seas’ was organized as a special event at the Partnership Council Meeting on 26 July 2018 at The Peninsula Manila, Makati City, Philippines. The Roundtable was convened by PEMSEA with support from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Philippines.

The Roundtable was chaired by Dr. Antonio La Viña, Chair of the EAS Partnership Council. Delegates from the 10th EAS Partnership Council Meeting comprising of eight countries (China, Japan, Lao PDR, Philippines, RO Korea, Singapore, Timor-Leste, and Viet Nam) and representatives from nine Non-Country Partners, namely ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB); Conservation International (CI) Philippines; International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN); Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation (KOEM); Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST); Ocean Policy Research Institute Sasakawa Peace Foundation (OPRI,SPF); Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL); Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML); and PEMSEA Network of Local Governments (PNLG), together with the members of the PEMSEA Executive Committee participated in the roundtable. Representatives from the Philippine media were also present during the Roundtable. PEMSEA Resource Facility served as Secretariat.

The resource persons for the Roundtable were: Dr. Chua Thia-Eng, EAS Partnership Council Chair Emeritus; Dr. Laura David, Professor, UP Marine Science Institute and; Ms. Deborah Robertson, Natural Resources Specialist, Pacific Department, Asian Development Bank.

OLR/18/DOC/01 Science, Research and Development Outlook – Dr. Laura David, UP Marine Science Institute
OLR/18/DOC/02 Economic and Development Outlook – Ms. Deborah Robertson, Asian Development Bank
OLR/18/DOC/03 Ocean Governance: Past, Present and Future – Dr. Chua Thia-Eng, EAS Partnership Council, PEMSEA
OLR/18/DOC/04 PEMSEA Post-2020 Framework – Ms. Aimee Gonzales, PEMSEA

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