Ocean Governance: Protecting and restoring marine ecosystems, catalysts for building peace and security and fostering sustainable economies in South Asia and Atlantic Ocean basin
To increase the EU’s role as a global actor in the international Ocean Governance by fostering regional and interregional cooperation relevant to the protection and restoration of marine and coastal ecosystems.
· To move forward a process leading to enhanced cooperation of MPAs in and between the Atlantic and South East Asian regions
· To support the implementation of marine and coastal ecosystem restoration activity in the South East Asian region
· To facilitate broader regional cooperation on marine and coastal resilience in the South East Asian region with a view to underpin regional stability; and
· To contribute to the effective management of MPAs in the Atlantic and South East Asian regions