"Nearly every problem has been solved by someone, somewhere. The challenge of the 21st century is to find out what works and scale it up."Bill Clinton
Regional Forum on Solutions for Oceans, Coasts and Human Well-Being in Asia and the Pacific
“We need to avoid re-inventing the wheel” is a notion that was frequently heard during the opening of the Regional Forum on Solutions for Oceans, Coasts and Human Well-Being in Asia and the Pacific. The event was hosted by the Blue Solutions Initiative, with IUCN as a partner, on Mactan Island, Cebu, Philippines. It convened around 100 practitioners and decision makers, civil society, local community as well as government representatives.