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Sharing knowledge from the world’s most extensive mangrove area

This week, students, researchers and conservationists from around the Western Pacific region have come together virtually to learn about mangrove health assessment from Indonesia, home to 22 percent or three million hectares… Continue reading Sharing knowledge from the world’s most extensive mangrove area

Development of a Regional RTRCs Network for the UN Decade of Ocean Science

An IOC side event entitled “the Development of an IOC Regional Network of Training and Research Centers (RTRCs) on Marine Science in the Western Pacific and its adjacent regions: as… Continue reading Development of a Regional RTRCs Network for the UN Decade of Ocean Science

Reef management, seafood safety, microplastics: New training and research centers confront key challenges

2 April 2019, Manila, the Philippines. Sixteen countries and five international partners in the region witnessed a joyous signing ceremony at the opening of the Sub-Commission’s 12th Intergovernmental Session. Two Letters… Continue reading Reef management, seafood safety, microplastics: New training and research centers confront key challenges

Regional Training and Research Center in China rounds off its annual international training

“This international training course is indeed of great help to young scientists like me, as it provided a grand opportunity to gain new knowledge from the experts, and to exchange… Continue reading Regional Training and Research Center in China rounds off its annual international training

Indonesia Commits to Supporting Regional Training and Research on Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health

22 April 2017- A cheerful ceremony was held at the 11th Intergovernmental Session in Qingdao, China with an Agreement signed between the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) and the IOC/UNESCO,… Continue reading Indonesia Commits to Supporting Regional Training and Research on Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health

IOC Regional Training and Research Center to be established in Japan

Japan is one step closer to hosting a Regional Training and Research Center (RTRC) for UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) following a recent feasibility study workshop. In recent years, as… Continue reading IOC Regional Training and Research Center to be established in Japan