2015 APEC Training Workshop on Marine Spatial Planning (MSP), based on the previous consecutive capacity building activities on marine sustainable management (Marine Protected Areas Management in 2011 and MSP in 2012 and 2013), aims to:-
1) share the understanding and practices on MSP in APEC;
2) discuss the advanced global MSP development;
3) explore the pathway to develop marine management through the approach of MSP; and
4) develop human capital for marine sustainable management through the training.
This 6-day training workshop will include: best practice sharing on MSP in the field level, MSP process and guideline, MSP implementation, MSP monitoring and evaluation. The researchers, policy makers or managers in the field of MSP and Ecosystem-based Management from APEC economies will be invited. The training workshop will be held in Dec 2015 in Beihai City, Guangxi Province of China.