WCC 2016 Rec 106 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement international ( MEAE ) / France
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystems Management 2013-2016 (CEM)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2013-2016 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Yes
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
International Coral Refs Initiative (ICRI)
Implementation
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Capacity-building
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Education/Communication/Raising awareness
Field activities
Fundraising
Policy influencing/advocacy
Scientific/technical activities
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
Continuation of the results / achievements of the 2107 actions into 2018. Please sea 2017 report. No reports have been provided by the main actors (French Ministry of Foreign Affairs / ICRI)
2018 was the International Year for Coral Reefs (IYOR) https://www.iyor2018.org/
The goals of IYOR were:
- Strengthen awareness about ecological, economic, social and cultural value of coral reefs and associated ecosystems
- Improve understanding of the critical threats to reefs and generate both practical and innovative solutions to reduce these threats
- Generate urgent action to develop and implement effective management strategies for conservation and sustainable use of these ecosystems.
No report published yet.
ICRI is compiling all activities related with coral reef conservation in 2018.

What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
No specific obstacles have been identified.
Challenges include fund raising (as always!)
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) is working on a global assessment of the state of coral reefs and mangroves by 2020, for the important international environmental deadlines (UNFCCC COP26, CBD COP15, etc.). Indeed, the last dates back to 2008.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Underway: implementation well-advanced
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes