Maritime Forum

INTERNATIONAL BLACK SEA DAY ACTIVITIES

Event date:
31/10/2010 - 08:00 to 02/11/2010 - 08:00
Table of Contents

    DRAFT  -
    INTERNATIONAL BLACK SEA DAY ACTIVITIES, 30 OCTOBER - 2 NOVEMBER 2010
    Dedicating the general theme to the Internatıonal Year of Biodiversity:
    "BIODIVERSITY IS LIFE"
    Organised jointly by
    THE COMMISSION ON THE PROTECTION OF THE BLACK SEA AGAINST POLLUTION and
    THE TURKISH MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTRY

     

    DATE

     

     
     
     
     

    Saturday  30 October

    Arrival in Trabzon

     

    Sunday               31 October

     

     

    08:30-09:00

    Registration

     

    09:00-09:30

    Opening Remarks

     

    09:30-10:00

    Award Ceremony

     

    10:00-10:30

    Piano Concert

     

    10:30-11:00

    Coffee break

     

    11:00-12:00

    Panel 1: Pollution from shipping in the Black Sea - Monitoring, impacts and measures

    NTV Mr Green live broadcast (TV Panel, Black Sea Box, MONINFO, KASTOB, projecting environmental activities, efforts and views of NGOs and experts)
    1) Activities of Underwater Cleaning and Awareness Movement SHT Exhibition,
    2) Exhibition openings ("The New Species (Litter)" Photography Exhibition - TUDAV,
    3) "Turkey from Underwater" Photography Exhibition - Tahsin Ceylan)
    4) Presentation on Black Sea Promotion Project of Jules Verne's Novel Called 'Keraban the Inflexible'                                   
    5) Black Sea Box Education Kit demonstration including its press launch,                                        6) Continuous Video Shows at various locations (BS DVDs, IMOs Invasive spp, Tahsin Ceylan's videos, SULH, RODELTA, MoEF DVDs)                                                                         7) Stands of partner organizations

     

    12:00-12:30

    Coffee break

     

    12:30-13:30

    Panel 1 Continued

     

    13:30-14:30

    Lunch

     

    14:30-15:30

    Panel 2: MONINFO: 'Monitoring and Information Systems for Reducing Oil Pollution in the Black Sea' Workshop

     

    15:30-16:00

    Coffee break

     

    16:00-17:00

    Panel 2 continued: MONINFO: 'Monitoring and Information Systems for Reducing Oil Pollution in the Black Sea' Workshop

     

     

    Monday      1 Nov

     

     

    09:00-09:30

    Registration and Opening Remarks

     

    09:30 - 10:45

    Panel 3: State of the Environment of the Black Sea and Information Support

    Panel 4: Cooperation among International Organizations on the Black Sea environment

     

    10:45 – 11:15

    Coffee break

    Coffee break

     

    11:15 - 12:30

     Panel 5: Land-based Sources of Pollution - Implemented Activities & Recommendations 

    Panel 6:  Challenges in Sustainable Fisheries, Biodiversity and Marine Protected Areas

     

    12:30 - 14.00

    Lunch

    Lunch

     

    14:00-15:15

    Panel 7:  Coastal Zone Management Activities

    Panel 8: Examples of NGO activities related to the Black Sea

     

    15:15-15:45

    Coffee break

    Coffee break

     

    15:45-17:00

     

    Panel 8 continued: Examples of NGO activities related to the Black Sea

     

    17:00 – 17:45

    Tahsin Ceylan's Presentation called 'Underwater Life of Turkey'

     

    17:45 - 18:30

    Closing Session (Plenary)

     

    19:00 - 23:00

    International Black Sea Day Gala Night (Dinner)

     

    Tuesday          2 Nov

    Trip to Uzungöl (Long Lake) and/or Sümela Monastry

     

    Tuesday          2 Nov

    Departure

     

     

     

     

     

    Notes:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1. English-Turkish simultaneous translation will be provided

     

    2. Please be informed that in the same week there will be other international avtivities in Trabzon including PABSEC General Asembly meetings, TUSCON Black Sea Countries Business Forum and the Black Sea NGO Confederation's Trabzon Convention.