MPA School

Managers of Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone were trained in Argentina

Managers of Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone were trained in Argentina 1151 633 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Managers of Marine Protected Areas in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay met from October 18 to 22 in Camarones, Chubut (Argentina), to strengthen their competence and management skills, in order to help improve the outcome of marine conservation in the region.

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The second year of the Regional School for Managers of Marine Protected Areas begins

The second year of the Regional School for Managers of Marine Protected Areas begins 500 487 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

For the second consecutive year, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay join efforts to strengthen the capacities of people responsible for Marine Protected Areas in order to contribute to MPAs effective management. Regional focus, focus on competencies and inter-institutional interaction are some of the keys to this initiative, unprecedented in the region.

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The first course for Managers of MPAs of the Southern Cone concludes successfully

The first course for Managers of MPAs of the Southern Cone concludes successfully 1280 853 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Sixteen members belonging to 11 government institutions now have more and better tools for the management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. This was the result of the pilot course of the Regional School for the Management of Marine Protected Areas that was launched in August and concluded at the end of November 2017, within the framework of the initiative articulated by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence.

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Managers of marine protected areas meet to delve into conservation

Managers of marine protected areas meet to delve into conservation 1140 758 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Surrounded by whales and penguins, the first in-person stage of the Course for Managers of Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone was carried out in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. This stage, lead by governmental and non-governmental institutions from Argentina, Uruguay and Chile, seeks to strengthen their capacity for the effective management of coastal and marine protected areas (MPA).

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Capacity Development on Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone

Capacity Development on Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone 960 640 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

New Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are being created in our region and the world, but that simple fact is not enough to preserve the natural values of the sea. Today, the effective implementation of this tool is weak. Its success depends mainly on the strengthening and capacity building of the institutions in charge of MPAs management.

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