Every couple of years UN Environment takes the global environmental temperature.
A course at the University of Agder is being developed. It will focus on environmental processes and global change, managing coastal and marine environments. The university course will be a 10-credit course and GRID-Arendal will be supporting the University in the process of developing the course.
This initiative builds on a 2014 joint submission to the UN to extend continental shelves beyond the current limit of 200 nautical miles.
GRID-Arendal is developing a Masters Programme in Holistic Ocean Management (HOME) with Agder University in Norway and NMMU in South Africa.
Develop and pilot tools and approaches for area based planning in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ).
Support is being provided to the Tehran Convention Secretariat to contributes to peace and security in the Caspian region.