Blue economy bulletin: the Blue Economy, Biofouling, our video competition, and more

Welcome to the PEMSEA Blue Economy Bulletin for June 2021. PEMSEA organized a number of online events this month, starting with an Ocean Roundtable Dialogue on World Ocean Day, with a focus on supporting collaborative actions to harness the blue economy in post-pandemic recovery plans. It was followed by a GESI conference organized by UNDP/GEF/ATSEA-2. Finally, we hosted two maritime transport related seminars with the IMO, the Regional Awareness Raising Seminar on the impact of biofouling on the marine environment in the seas of East Asia and a kickoff for an IMO/PEMSEA project supported by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) focused on tackling the global challenge of maritime transport emissions.

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