28/02/2018 PERSGA Participation in Offshore Arabia 2018

Within  the Framework of its Participation in the Regional and International event, PERSGA has Participated in the  Offshore Arabia Exhibition & Conference was held in 28th February -01 march 2018, Dubai – UAE, This conference held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai. An avenue of this conference designed to connect the Maritime and Oil and Gas industries.

The SG of PERSGA Prof.  Ziad Abu-Ghararh was participated in the conference a keynote speaker, and Presented a working paper on the “Regional Preparation for the Implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC)” The paper addressed the GloBallast partnership project, the development of national legislation in the Member state of PERSGA region, the regional capacity building in ballast water management and assistance  the Member States in the region to development national strategies for ballast water management and sediment from ships. The presentation was followed by a panel discussion, which was an opportunity for the PERSGA to clarify its role and efforts in this field.

PERSGA also participated in the exhibition, and displayed a large numbers of publications, posters, brouchers’s and films. The exhibition included the Guidelines for Shoreline Clean-up Process (in Arabic), and Costal Marine litter Assessment Guideline (Arabic)…ext’ also displayed  PERSGA Technical Series, Al-Sanbouk, EMARSGA newsletters, roll-up posters and technical reports.

PERSGA also exhibited outreach materials and showed excerpts from educational films about the conservation for the environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. The PERSGA guidelines and outreach materials attracted many visitors especially Publications prepared in the Arabic language.Large quantities of these documents were collected by visitors who visited the pavilion at the exhibition hall.

The Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden