WHAT
WE DO

The Waitt Institute creates and implements sustainable ocean plans in partnership with committed governments, local stakeholders and communities. Our partnership engages communities and stakeholders, facilitates the policymaking process, and builds capacity for long-term success. We provide expertise, funding, and tools to develop and implement effective ocean plans, supporting countries to achieve global sustainability goals and helping local communities secure their way of life.

OUR
VISION

Sustainable, resilient and thriving seas that benefit all

OUR
MISSION

To create and implement sustainable ocean plans in partnership with committed governments and local stakeholders by leading a team of world class experts.

 

OUR

FOCUS

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BLUE

ECONOMY

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MARINE SPATIAL
PLANNING

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SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES

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MARINE PROTECTION

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WHAT
WE OFFER

  • Science

  • Marine Spatial Planning

  • Capacity Building

  • Blue Economy Planning

  • Legal Analysis & Drafting

  • Funding

  • Enforcement Planning

  • Monitoring

  • Education & Outreach

  • Communication Strategy

PHASE 4

CORE VALUES

CORE

PRINCIPLES

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SCIENCE-BASED

Using best available information about the natural environment and human uses to make informed decisions.

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COLLABORATIVE

Engaging ocean stakeholders and communities to ensure all voices are heard and represented. 

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BALANCED

Prioritizing environmental protection, economic prosperity, and societal wellbeing.