Options for a Permanent Policy Coordination Mechanism for Ocean Governance and Sustainable Financing Plan in the CLME+ region

Cartagena, Colombia | 25-26 September 2018

The First Major Consultation Meeting will be held on September 25-26, 2018 in Cartagena Colombia.  This consultation brings together twenty (20) Countries and eleven (11) Organizations with the aim to achieve the following objectives:-

  • Sensitive CLME+ countries about the Consultancy, its different phases, and the expected outcomes
  • Provide CLME+ countries a forum to share their national position on the proposed Permanent Policy Coordination Mechanism (PPCM) and Sustainable Financing Plan (SFP) options with other CLME+ countries
  • Discuss and prioritize a short-list of PPCM and SFP options for further development under Phase II of the consultancy
  • Obtain from CLME+ countries and the CLME+ SAP Interim Coordination Mechanism (a grouping of 8 key Inter-Governmental Organizations with a formal mandate on the marine environment in the CLME+ region) their continued commitment towards the PPCM and SFP development and endorsement process
  • Agree on an approach for the way forward and next steps under Phase II

A live stream of the consultation can be viewed on YouTube at:


Questions and/or queries can be raised through the chat option of this streaming service.