Commonwealth Secretariat 2020 Training on Science - Policy Communications and Integration Development of training modules and supporting materials to assist the 10 ocean-focussed ‘Action Groups’ under the Commonwealth Blue Charter in science policy communications and integration. This training draws on significant experience within HMC of working at the marine science policy interface and global case studies:
Understanding scientists and policy makers
The role of science in decision-making
Communication and integration across the science / policy interface
InterAmerican Development Bank,Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Barbados Design of an Institutional Capacity Building Program 2020 - 2021 Development of an academic Blue Economy program to support the professional development of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy. This included training materials for in person teaching as well as the development of an online course.
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States 2019-2020 Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project – Institutional Strengthening and Knowledge Services Led project delivering institutional strengthening and knowledge services across 5 Caribbean nations as part of the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project. Using expert marine policy and management knowledge, this project is developing communication material on the importance and challenges of managing the oceans effectively for a Blue Economy. This includes an online portal for the Blue Economy, webinars, e-books, a virtual learning course, primary school educational games and a video on the importance of the Blue Economy for the eastern Caribbean
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States 2019 Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project – Developing National Ocean Policies and Strategies Delivered training to the the governments of St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and Grenada on marine spatial planning and how this can be used to further the development of a Blue Economy and the delivery of their National Ocean Policies, also developed through this project.
Beyond Marine Spatial Planning – training on delivering Integrated Marine Management Developed, marketed and delivered a two day training course that addresses the challenge of delivering marine policy and the Blue Economy through understanding the institutional, political, financial, legal and cultural drivers within government and how marine spatial planning can support effective decision making for the Blue Economy