Third Executive Project Steering Committee met in Thailand in November 2017

January 17, 2018

The Third Executive Project Steering Committee Meeting of the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project occurred in November 2017 in Trang, Thailand at the Anantara Si Kao Resort.

The meeting was attended by UNEP representative–UNEP/GEF Task Manager, the CMS Dugong MoU Secretariat, members of the Dugong Technical Group, CMS national Dugong Focal Points/Chairs of National Facilitating Committees in the Project Countries, members from the Executing Agency –The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund and the Project Coordination Team.

The main objective of the EPSC 3 meeting was to gather all EPSC members to assess the overall progress of the national projects in the eight Project Countries under the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project, and to provide guidance to the Project on a global level.

While this was the third meeting of the EPSC, the second EPSC meeting took place on 22 November 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Dugong Focal Point from each of the eight countries participating in the Dugong and Seagrass Conservation Project presented the status of projects in their respective countries. These presentations are available via the links below:

Country Presentations





Sri Lanka

Solomon Islands



Project Steering Committee (MBZ) Presentations

Global Project Summary


Special Presentations

CMS Dugong Secretariate

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

India Awareness Case Study

UAE Awareness Case Study

Research Toolkit

Terra Mar – Corporate Social Responsibility

Energaia – Corporate Social Responsibility – Social Enterprise

Policy Gap Analysis