Introduction to issues that require special attention in drafting, implementing, reviewing or amending protected areas law relating to marine protected areas and marine connectivity conservation.

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Module 11: Seminar Presentation

Presentation on special legal considerations that need to be addressed in national legal frameworks for marine protected areas including slides and detailed notes for the educator.

Exercise 11.1: Thinking about the Regulation of Activities and Compliance and Enforcement for Marine Protected Areas (Instructions)

Large group exercise designed to develop legal drafting skills and promote an understanding of the activities and challenges that require regulation in the marine context.

Exercise 11.1: Thinking about the Regulation of Activities and Compliance and Enforcement for Marine Protected Areas (Presentation)

Large group exercise designed to develop legal drafting skills and promote an understanding of the activities and challenges that require regulation in the marine context.

Exercise 11.2: Improving Protected Area Legislation for Marine Protected Areas (Instructions)

Small group exercise designed to encourage learners to read and analyse protected areas legal provisions for marine protected areas and improve legal drafting skills.

Exercise 11.2: Improving Protected Area Legislation for Marine Protected Areas (Presentation)

Small group exercise designed to encourage learners to read and analyse protected areas legal provisions for marine protected areas and improve legal drafting skills.

Modules 10-11: VIDEO - Marine Protected Areas

Short video discussing special considerations applicable to marine protected areas and legal issues that require special attention.

VIDEO: Perspectives on Law and Marine Protected Areas

Interviews and case studies relating to law and marine protected areas (MPAs).

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