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UNEP Announces Tenth Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans to Consider Climate Change Challenges

September 2008: The Tenth Global Meeting of the Regional

Seas Conventions and Action Plans will take place in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from

25-27 November 2008.

The objectives of the meeting include discussing key

global challenges related to climate change and its relationship with the

on-going and future work of the Regional Seas Programmes. In this context,

participants will address: climate change and oceans; large marine ecosystems

and climate change; and climate change vulnerability and adaptation - adapting

to the impacts of climate change on the marine and coastal environment,

including sea-level rise. [Meeting's

first announcement]