PEMSEA

AcronymDefinition
PEMSEAPartnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (Quezon City, Philippines)
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Pemsea's work on Manila Bay can be traced back to a regional project it implemented way before the SC continuing mandamus was won for a group of environmental law students by environmental lawyer Tony Oposa.
To achieve these benefits, PEMSEA member nations acknowledged the need to protect coastal and marine ecosystems from the impacts of climate change and other threats, including marine-related disasters, destruction and loss of habitats and natural coastlines, biodiversity loss and degradation, and overfishing and lack of food security.
Antonio La Via, chair of EAS Partnership Council, UN resident coordinator Ola Almgren and PEMSEA chair Emeritus Dr.
Produced as part of the ICM planning, this local application of GEF processes is being applied to local jurisdictions in many East Asian nations through PEMSEA assistance to resolve land-sea disputes among different interest groups.
The Boracay initiatives are closely connected to PEMSEA's pact known as "Iloilo Declaration", which one of the aims is to reduce marine pollution by properly managing coastal tourism destinations.
A parallel youth forum from Pemsea member countries, Thailand, and Malaysia is also being held.
Executing Agencies- PEMSEA for the Knowledge Management Project; the University of Queensland for CCRES
The Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) has had more success with implementing projects for marine environmental management and the sustainable development of living resources.
The event was capped by the signing by environmental ministers of participating countries of the Iloilo Ministerial Declaration, titled 'East Asian Region Moving as One to Secure Healthy Oceans, People and Economies.' It was hosted by the Philippines government and organized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (Pemsea).
Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, North Korea, Singapore, South Korea, Timor-Leste, Vietnam and the Philippines are members of the Partnerships in Environmental Management for Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), an intergovernmental organization operating in East Asia to foster and sustain healthy and resilient oceans, coasts, communities and economies across the region.
Guimaras was established as one of the Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) parallel sites for ICM implementation in 2008, making the province as one of the youngest members of the PNLG.
The Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) has identified the following phenomena as major environmental issues and challenges, which will arise as a result of climate change: tropical cyclones, flooding, coastal erosion and land subsidence.