WCC 2012 Res 076 - 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: 
Australian Marine Conservation Society ( AMCS ) / Australia
Bat Conservation International, Inc ( BCI ) / United States of America
Canadian Wildlife Federation ( CWF ) / Canada
Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada / Canada
Conservation International ( CI ) / United States of America
Conservatoire du littoral ( CELRL ) / France
Ministère des Relations Extérieures et de la Coopération de Monaco / Monaco
Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco / Monaco
Fondation Save Our Seas ( SOSF ) / Switzerland
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Queensland ( GBRMPA ) / Australia
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Department of Commerce ( NOAA ) / United States of America
US Department of the Interior (National Park Service) / United States of America
World Wide Fund for Nature - International ( WWF ) / Switzerland
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law 2013-2016 (WCEL)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2013-2016 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Marine Protected Areas Partnership
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingConvening global MPA congresses and organizing MPA community events within nature conservation congresses and events
Policy influencing/advocacyAdvocating for implementation of measures for achieving international commitments, in particular Aichi targets.
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
Global MPA network has been assessed and agenda toward 2020 has been launched (IMPANA).
Regional MPA networks has been strengthened, in several regions: Mediterranean, Pacific, Caribbean, North East Atlantic, amongst others.
CBD Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) has been developed.
IMPAC 3 has been convened (Marseille 2013) with more that 1500 participants.
MPAs activities has been very successful, including at the Ocean + Pavilion at the World Park Congress (Sydney 2014).
IMPAC 4 (Chile 2017) steering Committee has been convened.
Several publications and brochures has been published, including a first issue of MPA papers by Aquatic Conservation Journal (Wiley) after IMPAC3 (next issue after WPC is in preparation).
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Continue fund raising
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingOrganizing MPA theme at WCC Hawaii. Organizing IMPAC4 (Chile 2017)
Policy influencing/advocacyInfluencing global and regional policies for making sure that MPAs are considered at the relevant levels, e.g. as solutions for climate change adaptation and mitigation, at COP 21.
Scientific/technical activitiesProviding scientific knowledge on selected issues such as MPAs and Climate change, MPA and aquaculture, Marine Managed Areas, etc.