On the 27-28 June 2018, GOBI is heading to Nausicaá at Boulogne-sur-Mer, France’s National Sea Centre and Europe’s largest aquarium, to take part in the High Seas International Conference.  The event is co-organised with l’Agence Française pour la Biodiversité (AFB), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Global Ocean Forum, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Ocean Network and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

The purpose of the workshop is for participants to share and discuss their insight about governance of the high seas, Blue Society, and the legal challenges regarding the conservation and the sustainable management of marine resources.  GOBI Coordinator, Professor David Johnson, will be chairing and contributing to a session titled  Shaping a toolbox for the Conservation of biodiversity in the High Seas.

The conference is open to anyone who wishes to attend, and registration is free (and mandatory).