Strengthening strategic alliances will be the focus of the School in 2020, and it will be developed through 3 fields of knowledge: legal-institutional knowledge, communication and facilitation of participatory processes. Work will continue with MPA managers from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, most of whom have participated in previous instances. The first course will be given between April and June through the National Park Administration of Argentina virtual platform.read more
Argentina, Chile and Uruguay renew their commitment to the joint development of capacities for the effective management of Marine Protected Areas
Government members from the three countries and the civil society signed a letter of intent to continue working integrally in strengthening the capacities of those responsible for the management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
The declaration aims at the continuity of the networking and the regional approach proposed within the framework of the School for the Management of MPAs in the Southern Cone, and proposes the same approach in all Latin America.
This commitment was reflected at the end of an event organized by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea, Argentina Wildlife Foundation, WCS Chile, WWF Chile, the National Parks Administration of Argentina, the Ministry of Environment of Chile and the Ministry of Housing, Land Planning and Environment of Uruguay, within the framework of the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean (IIICAPLAC) held from October 14 to 17 in Lima, Peru.
Regional approach and networking in the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean
The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea participated in the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. The congress was held from October 14 through 17 in Lima, Peru.read more
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.read more
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.read more
The first course for Managers of MPAs of the Southern Cone concludes successfully
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.read more
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).read more
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.read more