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WCC 2016 Res 091 - Progress Report

General information
Period covered: 
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
No other Members are/have been involved
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2013-2016 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
The whale sanctuary in the Southern Ocean is de facto in existence since no hunting of whales is taking place.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Some countries are leaving the IWC and this can chance their stance on hunting whales
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Further work is needed to address the countries who are leaving IWC and to deal with where they might be resume killing whales.
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Underway: implementation well-advanced