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 CEM Members 2013-2016 ()
IUCN WCPA Marine : Network 2017-2020 ()
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
International Coral Reef Initiative
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Education/Communication/Raising awareness
Scientific/technical activities
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
Since July 2018, and until June 2020, the ICRI Secretariat is jointly co-chaired by Monaco, Australia and Indonesia. The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) is an operational network of the International Coral Reef Initiative (www.icriforum.org), and works through a global network of scientists, managers, institutions and organisations to provide the best available scientific information on the status and trends of coral reef ecosystems for their conservation and management. The next GCRMN Status of Coral Reefs of the World report will be prepared by mid-2020. This report will be first report on the global status of coral reefs in 12 years. A call for Sustainable Coral Reefs Management submitted by Monaco, Indonesia and the Republic of Korea and adopted by the UN Environment Assembly at its fourth session.
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
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
The GCRMN report on status of Reefs to be launched in 2020 will bring new life into the resolution and can be used to galvanize support for more concrete action
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Underway: implementation well-advanced
Additional information
Are these actions planned for yet: