One Ocean Symposium


Morning Symposium: 9am to 2pm
Exploring Key Issues for the BBNJ Treaty Negotiations

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Marine genetic resources A Tiered Approach to the Marine Genetic Resource Framework under the proposed UNCLOS Agreement for Biodiversity beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) Fran Humphries (Griffith University, Australia)
Further Information: Access and Benefit Sharing of Marine Genetic Resources of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction – The Tiered Approach, August 2019
Information components of marine genetic resources What happened to free information? Information as an ABS resource Charles Lawson (Griffith University, Australia)
Area based management tools Beyond static spatial management: scientific and legal considerations for dynamic spatial management in the High Seas Guillermo Ortuno Crespo, (Duke University, USA)
Technology transfer and capacity building Capacity building and technology transfer for improving governance of marine areas both beyond and within national jurisdiction Marjo Vierros (Coastal Policy and Humanities Research, Canada)
Institutional governance arrangements Beyond Global, Regional, and Hybrid: Institutional Arrangements for the new BBNJ Treaty Nichola Clark (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Questions of adjacency Clarifying Adjacency: What might it mean and how can it be reflected in the BBNJ treaty? Joanna Mossop (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
Traditional knowledge Integrating the traditional knowledge of Indigenous Peoples and local communities into a BBNJ instrument Clement Yow Mulalap (Legal Adviser at the Permanent Mission of the Federated States of Micronesia to the United Nations)
Data use for Conservation Planning Tools Data-driven approach for highlighting priority areas for protection in the high seas Morgan Visalli & Douglas McCauley (University of California) and Benjamin Best (EcoQuants), USA
Monitoring, control and surveillance Strengthening monitoring, control and surveillance on the high seas Klaudija Cremers (Institut du Developpement Durable et des Relations Internationales, France)
Coherence between cross cutting elements Ensuring Coherence between BBNJ Elements: Strengthening Interlinkages for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction Carole Durussel (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. Germany)

Afternoon Workshop: 2.30pm to 5pm
‘Rights of Nature’ Beyond National Jurisdiction

Rights of Nature movement and laws around the world Michelle Maloney, Australian Earth Laws Alliance and Law Futures Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
Regional Convention on the Rights of Pacific Ocean Victor David, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Noumea, New Caledonia
‘The Rights of Nature: exploring potential applications to marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction’ Harriet Harden-Davies, University of Wollongong, NSW, and the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS)

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