2016 NEAMPAN Workshop and the 2nd Steering Committee Meeting

15 June 2016
Suncheon, Republic of Korea

UNESCAP East and North-East Asia Office, the Secretariat of North-East Asian Marine Protected Areas Network (NEAMPAN), in collaboration with Suncheon City, will organize the NEAMPAN workshop “Sharing Experiences in MPA management” and its 2nd Steering Committee Meeting on 15-16 June 2015 in Suncheon, Republic of Korea (ROK). As the first gathering of the 11 target MPAs of NEAMPAN, the workshop will exchange experiences of the overall MPA management with a particular focus on (i) sharing experiences of MPA management and (ii) sharing experiences in partnership and networking among MPAs. To benefit from the workshop venue, it will also highlight MPA management experience of Suncheon Bay Tidal Flat Marine Protected Area, one of the designated NEAMPAN sites in ROK. Participants from international organizations, universities and NGOs will also be invited to provide information and share their expertise on MPA management. Through the discussion, it is expected to identify modalities of MPA networks which could be most efficiently conducted at international level (vis-a-vis national level). 


Concept Note

Provisional Programme

Introduction to NEAMPAN workshop 2016 


Session 1-1. Sharing Experiences of MPA management: Introduction of MPAs and Discussion



[Republic of Korea]

[Russian Federation] 

Session 1-2. Sharing Experiences of MPA management: Approach to sustainable management of marine areas 

Session 2. Partnership and networking for capacity building 

 Workshop Report

 2nd Steering Committee Report

(Disclaimer: Presentation materials were prepared by each presenter, and the views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the NEASPEC Secretariat thereof.)