Webinar "From the seabed to the high seas: How international negotiations can save the ocean's future" | Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) Skip to content Skip to navigation
29 June 2022

This event aimed to present the general characteristics of ongoing international negotiations that seek to improve the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans and their resources. Through a panel discussion, the event highlighted the obstacles, developments and expectations of negotiations related to ocean mining, fisheries subsidies, and protection of the high seas.

 

panelists

  • Ernesto Fernández Monge, The Pew Charitable Trusts: Fishing subsidies.
  • Matthew Gianni, Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC): Deep-sea mining.
  • Mariamalia Rodríguez, High Seas Alliance: High seas treaty.

Facilitator: María José Gonzalez-Bernat, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA).

 

Recording

 

Presentations

1. Ernesto Fernández Monge, The Pew Charitable Trusts:

 

2. Mariamalia Rodríguez, High Seas Alliance:

 

About the Author

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Maria José Gonzalez-Bernat

Maria José Gonzalez-Bernat is the Area Coordinator for AIDA's Ecosystems Program. She works from Bogotá. María José is a biologist with a Masters in Marine Science from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and a Ph.D. in Governnace from the University of Western Australia. She has experience in the conservation and management of marine ecosystems, climate change, marine-coastal governance and policies, as well as the effective management of marine protected areas. She has worked with non-profit organizations and in Guatemala's public sector, primarily in research and issues related to marine protected areas. 

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