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Part two of a talk on shipbuilding given by D. Mitsatsos

Item is part one of a presentation on the shipbuilding conditions around the world, given by D. Mitsatsos. The location and date of the talk is unknown.Part of Side B includes Greek spoken word and music that "nothing to do with the presentation of the shipbuilding condition around the world" and is provided as entertainment.

Elisabeth Mann Borgese : [memorial booklet]

A book produced by the International Ocean Institute (IOI), the Nippon Foundation and the Ship and Ocean Foundation, commemerating the life of Elisabeth Mann Borgese. Contains pictures, and a section of the Japanese translation of "The Oceanic Circle." Also contains a list of Pacem in Maribus (PIM) conferences, and Mann Borgese's curriculum vitae in English.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Fourth Global meeting of regional seas conventions and action plans

File contains documents from the meeting, which was held in Montreal from November 21-23, 2001. File includes: A list of documents; a list of participants; a report from the 1999 meeting of this group; a provisional agenda; a presentation by the International Ocean Institute (IOI); an inventory of work in chemicals undertaken by regional sea programmes; "Ecosystem-based Management of Fisheries: The Way Forward;" a report of transboundary movements of wastes; reports on a process to establish the state of the marine environment; a report on cooperation in the Mediterranean; a policy papers from the Open-Ended Intergovernmental Group of Ministers or Their Representatives on International Environmental Government meeting of July 17, 2001; reports multilateral environmental agreements; a report on the "Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment rom Land-based Activities through Improved Coastal and Ocean Governance;" a report on issues facing regional sea conventions and plans; meeting minutes from the Caspian Sturgeon Resources: Stakeholders' Meeting (July 12-13, 2001); a memorandum of understanding between the Secretariat of the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme and the Secretariat of the Permanent Commission for the South Pacific; and the "Report of the Third Global Meeting of Regional Seas Convention and Action Plans" from November 2000.

Correspondence with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

File contains material on the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Included is material printed off UNITAR website (e.g., a work programme from 2001). Also included is an invitation and an agenda to a conference on "The Sea and Security" to be held in March 2002, at which Mann Borgese was supposed to give the keynote address.

Integrating the insurance industry into integrated coastal management

File contains “Oceans and the Service Economy: Integrating the Insurance Industry into Integrated Coastal Management” by the International Ocean Institute (IOI), which discusses applies the issue of the common heritage to the issue of ocean economics. Includes two versions of a concept paper prepared by the IOI for the Insurance Industry and World Summit on Sustainable Development (held in Johannesburg, 2002).

The parable of the north wind and the sun

File contains an adaptation of the parable of the north wind and the sun, connecting it to the War on Terror. The parable is likely by Elisabeth Mann Borgese (see letter of September 25, 2001 in MS-2-744, Box 238, Folder 2).

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Global Programme of Action (GPA) for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities : [meeting documents]

File contains documents used and created by participants in various Global Programme of Action (GPA) conferences and meetings held between 2000 and 2001. Includes (from the April 2000 meeting): a list of documents, agendas, background papers, correspondence about the participation of the International Ocean Institute (IOI), an "Alternative Draft High Level Declaration," conclusions from the co-chairs, a draft report from Discussion Panel B: "Economic and Social Impact of Marine Pollution and Degradation, Especially in Coastal Areas." Contains, from the August 2000 meetings: correspondence, and discussion papers. Also contains correspondence, a non-paper, press releases, agendas, membership lists, policy papers, copies of a website, a paper from the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds 1971 and 1992, steering committee documents (Mann Borgese was a member), all arising from the Fourth Meeting of Regional Seas held in Montreal between November 21 and 23, 2001. Also included is a copy of "The Montreal Declaration on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities," which arose out of the conferences. The file also contains a plan for the International Ocean Institute booth at one of the conferences, and handwritten notes by Elisabeth Mann Borgese. See file MS-2-744, Box 257, Folder 10 for correspondence between GPA and International Ocean Institute during this period, and MS-2-744, Box 257, Folder 11 and MS-2-744, Box 257, Folder 12 for related documents. File contains duplicates which have not been digitized.

United Nations informal consultative process on the oceans and the law of the sea (UNICPOLOS) : [reports]

This file contains reports by Elisabeth Mann Borgese on the first two sessions of the United Nations Informal Consultative Process on the Oceans and the Law of the Sea (UNICPOLOS), which had the aim to build a global system of ocean governance. The first session was held May 30-June 2, 2000, and the second session was held from May 7 to May 11, 2001.

Background materials on the virtual university for the ocean

File contains background materials used at mettings of the International Ocean Institute (IOI) with the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, and with the UN (United Nations) University for Peace on the development of a Virtual University for the Ocean. The package includes a "Proposal for the Establishment of the IOI Virtual University" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, along with letters of support for the venture, syllabi, and other reports and summaries.

Photograph of a woman and her dog

Item is a photograph with a front label with the inscription “Irish (39) + Bowser (10) Hillsborough – Feb 2000” and the inscription on reverse “I enclose this picture to give you an idea of what I look like now in case I meet you at airport. You will note that I am prematurely orange, but I swear someone at the developing lab airbrushed in those double chins. I’m not surprised that you have four dogs. Bowser is a mixture, but I think he’s trying to be a Boston terrier. I presume yours are English setters??”

Arvid Pardo : retrospect and prospect by Elisabeth Mann Borgese

File contains a paper by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, written after Pardo's death (in 1999), discussing his achievements (mainly with respect to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea), and concluding with a discussion of new issues affecting the international sea-bed area (e.g. under-sea fiber optic cables).

GPA news forum : [newsletter and website printouts]

File contains a newsletter and a print-out of material from a website. The material is a co-publication between International Ocean Institute (IOI) and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). The issue features the article "The Regional Seas Programme - A New Direction" by Elisabeth Mann Borgese.
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