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Session 3

First IORA Ministerial Blue Economy Conference
"Enhancing Blue Economy Cooperation for Sustainable Development in the IORA Region" 
Le Meridien, Republic of Mauritius
2-3 September 2015

 

02 September 2015

Time Event
11:15 - 12:00 Working Session 3
Offshore Hydrocarbons and Seabed Minerals: "Towards developing the Offshore Hydrocarbons and
Seabed Minerals sector in the Indian Ocean region" Chaired by Australia
11:15 - 11:25 Brief Presentation by Dr Lyndon Llewellyn, Research Program Leader, Australian Institute of Marine
Science, Australia, on Indian Ocean Region Workshop on "Exploration and Development of Seabed Minerals
and Hydrocarbons: Current Capability and Emerging Science Needs" 
11:25 - 11:55

Discussion sessions:
(i) Promoting cooperation and transfer of technology for the Sustainable Development of the
Offshore Hydrocarbons and Seabed Minerals sector in the IOR region
(ii) Enhancing Capacity Building programmes on Offshore Hydrocarbons and Seabed Minerals in
the IOR region
(iii) Enhancing research and development on Offshore Hydrocarbons and Seabed Minerals among
Member States and Dialogue Partners in the IOR region
(iv) Promoting Private and Public partnership on Offshore Hydrocarbons and Seabed Minerals in
the IOR region
(v) Project proposal:
* Training programmes on sustainable exploration of seabed resources
* Establishing a guideline on environmental impacts of Offshore Hydrocarbons and
   Seabed Minerals exploration on the marine environment in the IORA region
* A workshop on data management, standardization and accessibility of data related
  to Offshore Hydrocarbons and Seabed Minerals exploration and mining in the IOR region
* The assessment of existing regulatory framework on Offshore Hydrocarbons and Seabed 
  Minerals exploration and mining in the IOR region. 

11:55 - 12:00

Recommendations of CSO

 

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