Programs for Global Ocean Issues: 2003

2003

Program Name Dynamics of Regional Cooperation on Oceans and Coasts
Year 2003
Organization External sitePEMSEA: Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (Philippines)
Explanation This project brings together a group of international experts from around the globe to conduct analyses/inter-regional comparison on the dynamics of regional cooperation on oceans and coasts, identify basic principles for achieving effective regional cooperation, and contribute to capacity building in the field through the development of teaching materials and training courses.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 200,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name Human Resources Development and Advancement of the Legal Order of the World’s Oceans
Year 2003
Organization External siteDOALOS: Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs (United Nations)
Explanation This fellowship program provides government officials/researchers of ocean affairs from developing countries with the opportunity to undertake a training program composed of an internship period at DOALOS and training at a relevant university, so that they can enhance their countries’ capacity to implement and enforce UNCLOS and related international instruments.
Ten scholarships are provided each year.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 1,110,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name IAMU: International Association of Maritime Universities
Year 2003
Organization External siteMaritime Faculty, Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)
Explanation IAMU is an international network of maritime universities (with currently 43 member institutions) that was established with the aim of standardizing and improving maritime education around the world.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 590,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name NF-GEBCO Training Project
Year 2003
Organization External siteGeneral Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) (England)
Explanation This project provides seven students each year, primarily from developing countries, with scholarships to pursue a postgraduate degree in Ocean Bathymetry at a leading European or North American University (currently the University of New Hampshire), with the aim of training young scientists and bathymetrists that can contribute to the further development of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 533,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name NF-POGO Visiting Professorship
Year 2003
Organization External sitePOGO: Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans (Canada)
Explanation This project sends visiting professors to research institutions in developing countries to conduct training programs for young researchers, with the aim of enhancing the nation’s capacity to collect and analyze data on the ocean.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 381,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name NF-SIRC Fellowship
Year 2003
Organization External siteSIRC: Seafarers International Research Center, Cardiff University (England)
Explanation This project provides five two-year fellowships annually to students pursuing a postgraduate degree at the Seafarers International Research Center at Cardiff University, with the aim of fostering a new generation of leaders in the maritime community with expertise in the social sciences. Each year one outstanding student will be given the option to go on to a doctorate.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size Euro 253,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name Ocean Governance Network: The Education Task Force
Year 2003
Organization External siteThe Cooperative Research Centre for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (Australia)
Explanation This project brings together experts in education, research and policy from around the world to carry out research into ocean governance education and training world-wide with the aim of identifying and proposing ways to fill the various needs of Ocean Governance Education.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 65,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name Project for Advancement of a New Legal Order on the World’s Oceans (2003-2004)
Year 2003
Organization External siteIMLI: International Maritime Law Institute (Malta)
Explanation The project provides scholarships to government officials and maritime specialists in developing countries so that they can pursue a Masters degree at the International Maritime Law Institute, and obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to help their countries implement UNCLOS and related international instruments.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size Euro 284,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name Project for Advancement of a New Legal Order on the World’s Oceans (2004-2005)
Year 2003
Organization External siteIMLI: International Maritime Law Institute (Malta)
Explanation The project provides scholarships to government officials and maritime specialists in developing countries so that they can pursue a Masters degree at the International Maritime Law Institute, and obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to help their countries implement UNCLOS and related international instruments.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size Euro 291,000
Countries Reached Global
Program Name Research on National Ocean Policies of the World
Year 2003
Organization External siteGerard J. Mangone Center for Marine Policy, University of Delaware (U.S.A.)
Explanation This project brings together academic experts and government officials working on national ocean policies from around the globe to carry out comparative policy analyses, develop textbooks and training courses, and conduct policy briefing to public officials, journalists, and others.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 211,600
Countries Reached Global
Program Name The Nippon Foundation Chairs
Year 2003
Organization External siteWMU: World Maritime University (Sweden)
Explanation Three Chairs (in Maritime Administration, Marine Environment Management, and Maritime Technology) were established at World Maritime University with the aim of increasing the variety of courses available to students as well as laying down the foundation for creating a doctoral program at the university.
Fields Human Resources Development
Grant Size USD 300,000
Countries Reached Global