High Seas Treaty Dialogue ( 20-21 January 2020, Nobel Institute, Oslo, Norway)
High Seas Treaty Dialogue on Marine Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing. Harriet Harden-Davies was invited to discuss one of the most challenging issues to date in the BBNJ negotiations.
Towards a package: marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (22-23 January 2020, Royal Society of Edinburgh, UK)
DOSI co-sponsored (along with University of Aberdeen and the Atlas Project) a gathering of more than 50 participants to discuss the development of BBNJ. The participants included policymakers, diplomats, civil society and academic experts from legal, scientific and other backgrounds. With the fourth (and possibly final) round of negotiations fast approaching, this workshop provided a valuable opportunity to exchange views and identify areas where further discussions are needed. Harriet Harden-Davies was an invited speaker for the session on Access and Benefit-Sharing. In addition to the workshop, a public event and reception was held at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on the evening of 22 January. Harriet Harden-Davies delivered the opening address.
BBNJ Working Group Workshop, University of Southampton, UK (April 2018)
Science diplomacy for stewardship: advancing science-based policy for biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction through the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI). Link to Report.
Paul Snelgrove attended BBNJ ICG and presented on behalf of DOSI BBNJ working group during a side-event with the IOC, Belgium and Nauru entitled The potential interlinkages between the UN Ocean Science Decade and scientific aspects in the context of BBNJ in April 2018.