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16 May 2008 | dataset

Towards integrated National Ocean Policy in the South Pacific: competing and conflicting issues in Ocean Policy: Solomon Islands

It has been over twenty years since UNCLOS came into existence and twelve years since it came into force, in addition to fourteen years since the historic "Earth Summit" was convened in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, yet the Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are finding it extremely difficult to deal with many cross-cutting and multiple issues relating to ocean management. The challenge for the Pacific SIDS is clear, successive international, regional and national initiatives
emphasizing sustainable environmental development and ocean management have no real impact at the rural communities' level. This paper examines the challenges facing Solomon Islands in the
development of an Integrated National Ocean Policy, and offer recommendation guidelines as to how to design an Integrated National Ocean Framework so as to contribute to the effort to ensure that all benefits derived from the oceans are sustainable and reach through to the local communities.

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Physical Description: 171 p.

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Publisher United Nations (UN)
Modified 15 February 2022
Release Date 16 May 2008
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Identifier VL-34700
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Pacific Region
Relevant Countries Pacific Region
License Public
[Open Data]
Contact Name SPREP Records and Archives Officer
Contact Email [email protected]