Taiwan's Ocean Affairs Council Strengthens Global Conservation Collaboration with Oceans 5 and International Organizations
AmCham President Lin met with OAC Minister Kuan, expressing expectations for Deepening U.S.-Taiwan International Cooperation on Oceans Issues
"Ocean of Love, Unleashed Learning" Educational Event Minister of the Ocean Affairs Council, Bi-Ling Kuan, Takes Action for the Ocean alongside 350 Teachers and Students
Yours and Mine in the Blue - Thoughts Stir in the Current of Marine Mainstreaming (English Translation - Shortened Chinese Version)
Ocean Affairs Council Holds "2023 Ocean Women's Forum" Promoting Gender Equality in the Marine Sector
The Ocean Affairs Council conducted the “Plan for Integrating Local Governments and Private Groups in Strengthening Coastal Recreation Activity Safety Work” in 2022 to enhance regional warning and lifesaving and rescue momentum.
The Ocean Affairs Council has established the “Coastal Recreation Activity One-stop Information Service Platform" to provide the general public with coastal recreation related data. The research on “Risk Area Designation and Management Strategy Formulation” and “Operations for Outlying Island Coastal Recreation Activity Field Risk Level Designation” were completed on January 21 and September 8, 2021 and were mailed to respective competent authorities for reference and disposal.
In case the Coast Guard Administration, Ocean Affairs Council detects people engaging in recreational activities in prohibited and restricted waters, persuasion will commence. According to the “Open Sea and Development Plan” approved by the Executive Yuan, modern rescue equipment will be upgraded to enhance rescue efficiency.
There are many kind of marine resources that include both living and non-living resources. Some of them are given below.
Taiwan has participated in 12 ocean-related international organizations, 8 of which are official. The characteristics among those organizations are mainly in fisheries management, while marine conservation and maritime security organizations are relatively scarce. Therefore, OAC will actively promote the participation of ocean-related international organizations in accordance with OAC businesses situations.
PS. (1) Official Name: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Southern Blackbird Conservation Committee (CCSBT) Extension Committee (EC), International Satellite-Assisted Search and Rescue Organization (COSPAS-SARSAT), American Tropical Salmon Committee (IATTC), North International Scientific Committee (ISC), Pacific Ocean Fisheries Commission (NPFC), South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization (SPRFMO) and Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC); (2) Unofficial Name: Global Biodiversity The Information Technology Agency (GBIF), the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Resources (ICCAT), the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Fisheries Commission (FC).