Philippines hosts the 12th Inter-Governmental Session of the IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific

In line with UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC), the Philippines aims to further develop ocean governance by strengthening the institutional capacity of Member States in marine scientific research and ocean management. The 12th Inter-Governmental Session of the IOC Sub-Commission for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC-XII) was hosted by the Philippine Government and funded by UNESCO and the Philippine National Commission for UNESCO (PH NatCom), otherwise known as UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines (UNACOM). The Intergovernmental Session, held every two or three years, is the decision-making body of the Sub-Commission composed of national representatives. The session provides a venue for Member Read More
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