30 October – 4 November 2017
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

IUCN Holding a Special Session during 10th WIOMSA Scientific Symposium

IUCN Special Session During the Conference (Nov 2nd)

The UICN will hold a “Special Session” during  the Symposium to advance the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas in the Western Indian Ocean and profile successful MPA solutions from the region. Please see the attached document for more details.

Examples of successful MPAs
Does anybody know a good example of specific MPA success stories  (“blue solutions”) from the region that illustrate the different aspects of PA performance as per the components of the Green List standard (e.g. a site with a particularly successful and appropriate governance setup; a site that achieves excellent management effectiveness). Please share the info with me in the next day or two.

Meet and Greet
Dr John Waithaka, Vice Chair, IUCN-WCPA East and Southern African Region, would like to organize a short meet-and greet session for the WCPA members attending the Symposium during one of the lunch breaks. Kindly let him know through john.m.waithaka@gmail.com if you will be in attendance, and if you will be playing a role that you would like the members present to know of or participate in.