Indonesia is proudly hosting the
World Ocean Conference 2009 to build commitment
for sustainable management of marine resources
International agreements and conventions on oceans are important as sound references for deriving national policies by countries. However, in many aspects it requires serious political will of world leaders to drive and implement such agreements.
Problems such as the impact of climate change on oceans and degradation of land and marine resources have seriously affected global development. Efforts to reverse this trend are urgently required.WOC CTI manado