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China-PEMSEA Sustainable Coastal Management Cooperation Center

CHINA-PEMSEA Sustainable Coastal Management Cooperation Center (CPC), established on 9 December 2014, is the first national center organized by PEMSEA. Supported and guided by Ministry of Natural Resources of People’s Republic of China and PEMSEA jointly, CPC serves as a technology provider for coastal sustainable management and coordinator for China to implement Sustainable Development Strategy for Seas of East Asia (SDS-SEA). The Center focuses on the efficient conduct of SDS-SEA and fosters the combination of international integrated coastal management (ICM) and marine ecological civilization construction of China. Replicating successful patterns that conduce to the blue economy and providing technical support for the promotion of ICM are also CPC’s responsibilities. Its four basic functions are:
To guarantee the effective implementation of SDS-SEA in China;
To provide certification and trainings related to ICM for the region;
To provide technical support of ICM to local governments of coastal areas; and
To conduct international cooperation related to ICM.

First Institute of Oceanography,  Ministry of Natural Resources