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The Mundus maris Club in Senegal establishes the programme for World Oceans Day

What is "cooking" to celebrate World Oceans Day 2016 in the fishing village of Hann, in Senegal? The Mundus maris Club is again preparing an attractive programme.

Members of the Mundus maris Club - Senegal met May 5, 2016 in the premises of the Local Artisanal Fishing Committee (known as CLPA by its French acronym) in  Hann. This meeting was held on the sidelines of the distribution of the FAO teaching kit produced with the help of Mundus maris who had collaborated in turn with teachers and inspectors in Senegal and Gambia. The combination was fitting because Mundus maris supports the promotion of the integration of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) in the programmes of West African schools. This is considered a permanent task to engage people, particularly school age children and youth, in respecting the ocean and its ecosystems. It's also a central theme of World Oceans Day (WOD) proclaimed by the United Nations in 1993 after the Rio Conference.

The programme promises a lot of interesting activities involving debates, cultural activities for youngsters, a beach clean up and more.  Click here for details.