GEF LME:LEARN launches online courses on Ocean Governance, and Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning & Sustainable Blue Economy

The online course contents and materials are now open to all interested participants, with no time limit to complete the modules. Each course is rich with compulsory readings, supplementary material, links to useful websites and quizzes. 

GEF LME:LEARN Ocean Governance (2019) Open course

In collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the International Council for Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and UNDP Cap-Net, the GEF LME:LEARN offers a course to familiarize marine and coastal practitioners with key components of good ocean governance. This course aims to provide project leads, partners, and others with practical approaches, lessons on governance and illustrative case studies. It also serves to promote an integrated, collaborative approach to ocean and coastal management.

The course is available is at: http://campus.cap-net.org/en/course/ogiwl33-gef-lmelearn-ocean-governance-2019

 

GEF LME:LEARN Transboundary Marine Spatial Planning Open course

In collaboration with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) and UNDP Cap-Net, the GEF LME:LEARN offers a course to familiarize participants with an understanding of what marine spatial planning is about, what benefits it can have, and what results you can expect. Furthermore, the course is designed to present the basic steps of MSP process, actors and responsibilities, legislation and finances needed, the MSP tools and techniques, and finally transboundary and cross-border contexts for MSP with a special emphasis on Large Marine Ecosystems. This course aims to provide project leads, partners, and others with practical approaches, lessons on MSP and illustrative case studies. It also serves to promote an integrated, collaborative approach to ocean and coastal management with a special emphasis on LMEs.

The course is available at:

English: http://campus.cap-net.org/en/course/msp29-gef-lmelearn-transboundary-marine-spatial-planning

French: http://campus.cap-net.org/en/course/psm30-planification-spatiale-maritime-transfrontaliere

Spanish: http://campus.cap-net.org/es/curso/msp31-planificacion-espacial-marina-pem-y-economia-azul

 

Do you have questions?

Should you have any questions about the course, materials, quizzes, or if you are interested in face-to-face training, please contact Natalie Degger (natalie@iwlearn.org).