[MEDIA ALERT] OECS to hold National Seminar on the Blue Economy in Grenada

[MEDIA ALERT] OECS to hold National Seminar on the Blue Economy in Grenada

Press invitation

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 — Under the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project (CROP), the OECS Commission is collaborating with stakeholders in Grenada to hold a 1-day National Seminar to create awareness on, and understanding of, marine spatial planning and the Blue Economy concept prior to the commencement of related activities under the CROP.


To begin to create an enabling environment for transitioning to a Blue Economy the OECS Authority adopted the Eastern Caribbean Regional Ocean Policy (ECROP) in 2013 inclusive of policies, goals, priorities and strategic actions which provides the framework for the CROP.

The CROP is designed to contribute to the implementation of the ECROP by strengthening capacity for ocean governance, and coastal and marine spatial planning in the participating countries.  Outputs under the CROP include national ocean policies; coastal and marine spatial plans; and a regional marine spatial framework. 


The media and members of the public are invited to attend.


The workshop will be held on November 9, 2018.
A Press Conference will be held on November 9, 2018 at 4:00 PM


Grenadian by Rex Resorts, Point Salines, St. George's, Grenada.


Natasha Augustin


(758) 455 6423


Susanna De Beauville Scott


(758) 455 6342

Natasha Augustin Ocean Governance Unit at Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
OECS Communications Unit Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States