2nd Caribbean Marine Atlas indicators Workshop (2019)

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, the Marine and Coastal Research Institute INVEMAR and International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange IODE, with the financial support of Government of Flanders (Kingdom of Belgium) is organising the “Second Set of Indicators Workshop” of the Caribbean Marine Atlas. The workshop will be held at INVEMAR, El Rodadero (Santa Marta) Colombia, between Tuesday the 12th to Thursday the 14th February 2019.

The workshop will be focused on generation of the methodological sheets for the last 4 indicators selected, review of the status on the indicators already published and to agree a mechanism for updating onwards to advance and finish the implementation of the 10 indicators on CMA2 project. The workshop will only include partner country representatives.

Goals achieved:

  • four new methodological sheets proposed for last 4 indicators (Economic activities in marine and coastal zone, Ecosystem representativeness indicator, Marine fisheries capture production by country indicator and Natural hazards indicator) in an advanced version.
  • A work plan February to June 2019, with specific tasks to develop,  in order to achieve publishing of ten indicators for the CMA2 project.
  • Ratification of the 7 countries on commitments  to continue contributing and use the atlas and its indicators

Countries assistant:  7 (Mexico, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Belize, Trinidad & Tobago, and Colombia)

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