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NOWPAP at the UN Workshop on Regular Process

Sanya, PR China — NOWPAP representatives attended the Eastern and South-eastern Asian Seas Workshop of the Regular Process on 21-23 February 2012 in Sanya, PR China.

Contributing to the regular process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socio-economic aspects, this workshop was designed as a capacity building exercise and brought about 58 participants from 7 countries (including PR China, Japan and RO Korea) and several international organizations to assess the needs, gaps and capacity for future assessments for the region. The NOWPAP representative delivered a presentation introducing NOWPAP marine assessment activities implemented in recent years and discussed with partners ways of future involvement in the process. As a co-sponsor, UNEP has provided financial support to the workshop.