On the International Woman’s Day we remember Biliana Cicin-Sain, a remarkable woman indeed. Dr. Biliana Cicin-Sain (PhD in political science, UCLA, postdoctoral training, Harvard University) was President of the Global Ocean Forum, and past Director of the Gerard J. Mangone Center for Marine Policy and Professor of Marine Policy at the University of Delaware. An expert in the field of integrated coastal and ocean governance, she has authored over 100 publications in the field. She was a world leader in the field of integrated coastal and ocean governance, and has forged international collaboration among all sectors of the international oceans community to advance the global oceans agenda, as founder and president of the Global Ocean Forum through which she has brought together ocean leaders from governments, nongovernmental organizations, United Nations agencies, the private sector and scientific institutions from 110 countries to promote international ocean agreements, analyse emerging policy issues and advance international consensus on unresolved ocean issues. At PAP/RAC we shall remember her primarily as one of the “parents” of the ICZM concept as we know it today. She promoted it for the rest of her life and was a good friend of the Barcelona Convention system. But most of all, she was a warm, vivacious human being who brought fun and a caring friendship to everyone who had the privilege to know her. Sadly, she passed away on September 1, 2020. She will be greatly missed.