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International Conference Workshop Themes

Quezon City, Philippines — The East Asian Seas Congress 2009 Secretariat has announced the workshop themes for the International Conference on Sustainable Coastal and Ocean Development to be held on 23-25 November 2009.The Conference is divided into six major Conference Themes, which touch on various issues, good practices and local initiatives/implementation of coastal and ocean management. Each theme will address essential aspects of sustainable coastal and ocean development and the interrelated social, economic and environmental challenges being faced by government and nongovernment stakeholders alike.The six themes include: a) Coastal and Ocean Governance; b) Natural and Man-made Hazard Prevention and Management; c) Habitat Protection, Restoration and Management; d) Water Use and Supply Management; e) Food Security and Livelihood Management; and f) Pollution Reduction and Waste Management. A series of seminars and workshops will be organized under each theme, a list of which is posted at the Congress website.