California Ocean Protection Act shortlisted for World Future Council’s Future Policy Award
The California Ocean Protection Act (COPA), which created the Ocean Protection Council and its guiding principles, has been shortlisted for the 2012 Future Policy Award, an international award from the World Future Council that celebrates effective and exemplary policies. The topic of the 2012 award is the protection of oceans and coasts. COPA is one of six policies from five countries that have been shortlisted for the award, which will be announced at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in September 2012.
The World Future Council is an international policy research organization that provides decision makers with effective policy solutions, and created the Future Policy Award to raise global awareness for exemplary policy solutions that create better living conditions for current and future generations. More information about the shortlisted awards and full list of nominations can be found here.