Why the Alliance and Partnership?
Despite this wide political support, the challenge remains big.
Given the size and variety of the problems faced by the marine environment and by the societies that are dependent on its resources, it is evident that the SAP cannot be implemented by a single organization, project or initiative…But the SAP provides us with a common roadmap to jointly work on our shared aspirations and goals!
An up-scaling of efforts, and enhanced coordination and collaboration among key programmes, projects and initiatives, and among the different organizations and sectors of society working on or with a stake in the marine environment, will be essential for success.
interactive governance: “the whole of public, civil and private sector interactions taken to solve societal problems and to create societal opportunities, including the formulation and application of principles guiding those interactions and care for institutions that enable them
With the support of the UNDP/GEF “CLME+ Project”, a wide-ranging, global and multi-stakeholder partnership for the marine environment of the CLME+ region is now being mobilized: the CLME+ Alliance and Partnership is expected to unite Governments, Academia, Civil Society, Private Sector, and the Donor and Development community, in a joint quest to safeguard essential ecosystem services and to sustainably exploit the richness and benefits provided by our shared marine environment.