WCC 2012 Res 075 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Secretariat
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
Fondation pour la Protection de la Biodiversité Marine ( FoProBiM ) / Haiti
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2013-2016 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingLeading the organization of MPA global events such as IMPAC 3 (Marseille 2013), Marine Stream at WPC (Sydney 2014), Ocean and Climate at Climate CoP 21 (Paris 2015).
Policy influencing/advocacyInfluencing policy at the UN level for the opening of negotiations for an implementing agreement under UNCLOS on biodiversity conservation in areas beyond national jurisdictions. ...
Scientific/technical activitiesProviding scientific knowledge on selected topics such as: Status of coral reefs, Blue Carbon, Marine Debris, Sustainable Aquaculture, ocean acidification, ocean warming, etc
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
Due to the extreme broadness of this resolutions, the list of achievements / results in not exhaustive.
On ABNJ, please see REC 74 (Jeju).
Strong evidence is provided to relevant bodies on the relevance of marine and coastal blue carbon.
Ocean acidification issues are identified and shared with relevant bodies and brought to the attention of the global ocean policy community.
Marine Protected Areas Networks are strengthened and global network agenda is launched
European policy on EU overseas territories is strengthened through a financing mechanism (BEST) for both marine and terrestrial (mainly island) biodiversity and ecosystem services conservation.
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
More fundraising and internal resources allocation
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Policy influencing/advocacyBring to the attention of policy makers all the importance of marine and coastal issues. Advocating for more ocean resources conservation decisions in global and regional conventions and agreements
Scientific/technical activitiesProviding more scientific knowledge on selected topic of priority