COST OceanGov - MSP Training SchoolExternal

Activity Overview

Type: Capacity building and training
Start Date: April 11, 2018
End Date: April 13, 2018
Venue: Queen's University, Belfast.
Website: COST OceanGov - MSP Training School webpage
E-mail: w.flannery [at]

Application/registration deadline: February 25, 2018

As part of the activities of the COST Action Ocean Governance for Sustainability (CA 15217) a Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Training School will be held at Queen’s University Belfast in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The workshop is aimed at PhD students. The training school will focus on examining the emergence of MSP as a new governance paradigm and critically engaging with questions related to stakeholder participation and power. The workshop will also explore how we might move MSP towards more transformative and socially just practices and examine how MSP might be linked to SDGs.

There is funding available for a number of early career investigators (ECI) to attend this event – up to a maximum of 300 EURO for UK attendees and 500 EURO for attendees from other non-UK participants.

Trainees eligible to apply for grants:
1. Trainees from COST Full Members / COST Cooperating Member.
2. Trainees from Approved NNC institutions.
3. Trainees from Approved European RTD Organisations.