The Maritime Authority (Dimar), through Barranquilla Captaincy, is participating in the National Marine Spatial Planning Meeting (MSPGloblal)-South Pacific. An initiative presented jointly by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) and the European Commission to develop new international guidelines on m04arine spatial planning.
The Ministry of Housing, City and Territory, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of the Interior, the Vice-Ministry of Tourism, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies, and the Disaster Risk Management Unit, among others, are also participating in the event.
Likewise, Dimar, through its Oceanographic and Hydrographic Research Centers of the Caribbean and the Pacific, in coordination with the Sub-direction of Maritime Development, started the development of Maritime-Coastal Management from the vision of the Maritime Authority; there, specific strategies will be contributed to turning Colombia into a sustainable oceanic power in the year 2030, contributing to the generation of general guidelines for the Marine Spatial Planning and Coastal Marine Management.
In addition, the results obtained from this work, together with the contributions of the other participating entities such as the Colombian Ocean Commission (CCO), Invemar, National Natural Parks, the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, the Colombian Navy, the National Authority of Aquaculture and Fisheries, and the University of Antioquia, are presented at the National Meeting of the National Focal Point – MSPGlobal; the diagnosis and recommendations to initiate the regional roadmap will also be established with the leadership of Dimar who was elected as the National Focal Point of the MSPGlobal program.
Thus, the Directorate General of Maritime continues to be committed to the protection of the coastal zone, public goods, and maritime security, in order to make Colombia a sustainable oceanic power.
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