WCC 2016 Res 021 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
European Bureau for Conservation and Development ( EBCD ) / Belgium
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN SSC Marine Conservation Committee 2017-2020 ()
IUCN Secretariat: 
Yes
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
FAO, RFMOs
Implémentation
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Policy influencing/advocacy
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
The IUCN secretariat has not been focusing so much on this issue during 2019. This is primarily due to resource constrains and the departure of the Interim Director of the Marine program. The issue has been raised in the BBNJ negotiations and also in discussions about OECMs. Some progress has been made on the definition of OECMs and how they relate to enforcing fisheries legislation.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Lack or resources and staff to conduct the work.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
No major actions are planned for 2020.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
On-going: implementation consisting of repetitive, recurrent action (attending meetings, reporting, etc.)
Are these actions planned for yet: 
No