1st Regional Technical Workshop ‘IMP-MED’, Beirut
November 8-9 2011
The first regional technical workshop took place in Beirut, Lebanon from 8-9 November 2011. Three main themes were selected for the workshop – marine protected areas, underwater cultural heritage and oil and gas incident response. The meeting was well attended, with a range of stakeholders and interests represented, and the meeting delivered interesting and lively discussions which identified many of the challenges but also potential for IMP.
Workshop Objectives and Overview, M. Chris Hedley (IMP-MED Project) IMP Activities in Lebanon, Prof. Manal Nader Overview of Regional Cooperation in the Mediterranean, M. Chris Hedley (IMP-MED Project) International Dimension of IMP, M. Chris Hedley (IMP-MED Project) Marine Protected Areas – Presentation of MedPan, Ms. Puri Canal (on behalf of Ms. Maria Gomei, MedPan) Marine Protected Areas: a small-scale integrated approach. Experience of Southern & Eastern Mediterranean Countries, Ms. Puri Canal (MedPan) Marine Protected Areas: A tool for IMP, Ms. Pilar Marin (Oceana MedNet) Underwater Cultural Heritage: The UNESCO Convention, Ms. Barbara Egger (UNESCO) Managing Underwater Cultural Heritage, M. Emad Khalil (Alexandria University)Turning the underwater heritage into a sustainable tourist attraction, Ms. Penilla Flyg (Swidesh National Maritime Museums) Oil and Gas Pollution – Incident Response and Contingency Planning, M. Chris Hedley (IMP-MED Project)Conclusions, M. Chris Hedley (IMP-MED Project)
Agenda List of participants