WIOMSA and URI’s Western Indian Ocean Certification of Marine Protected Area Professionals (WIO-COMPAS) program

Western Indian Ocean region
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The Programme works with those who already meet a certain level of knowledge, skills, and performance standards within seven core competence areas—policy, legislation and compliance; MPA concepts and establishment; communication and stakeholder engagement; financial management and fundraising; management operations; biophysical and social environments; and leadership and ethics — to provide them with professional development interventions that promote the very kind of critical thinking that is necessary for MPA management in today’s world and regional context.