The Marine portal is a sub-domain of the iwlearn.net. It functions as a platform for knowledge sharing among the GEF's LME/ICM/MPA project portfolio and allows showcasing the work conducted by the projects on the field.
SDG14 is one of the most ambitious of the 17 SDGs particularly in terms of the accelerated time frames for achieving several of the targets. Successful implementation of SDG14 requires replication and rapid scaling up of proven strategic approaches that can deliver on one or more SDG14 targets.
LMEs are important because they are a unique “platform” that brings countries together, at a high level, to work toward shared ocean governance.
The LME Approach to the assessment and management of coastal ocean goods and services has provided, and will continue to provide, a unifying strategy for meeting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
THE LARGE MARINE ECOSYSTEM APPROACH
An Engine for Achieving SDG 14
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Produced by the LME:LEARN Project, managed by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme and funded by the Global Environment Facility