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International Ocean Institute


University of Malta, P.O. Box 3, Tal-Qroqq, Msida, MSD 2080, Malta

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Marine governance, Education


IOI trains young and mid-career practitioners in contemporary approaches to coastal and ocean management, with an emphasis on the moral, ethical and legal values in Ocean Governance (equity and peaceful uses of the ocean). Since its foundation in 1972, IOI has trained hundreds of young practitioners, particularly from developing countries and countries in transition, and contributes towards a growing global network of trained and empowered leaders fully conversant with the latest developments in ocean governance. IOI has centres in several places internationally, including Canada, China, South Africa, Brazil, Costa Rica, Nigeria and Thailand.

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