Since 2016, Blue Pangolin Consulting have been involved with the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) Secretariat.
On December 13th and 15th 2021, the Blue Pangolin team coordinated and facilitated ICRI’s 36th General Meeting.
Despite being held online because of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, over 70 participants participated in the two days of productive discussions.
The General Meeting saw the welcoming of three new members: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.
The following documents were also adopted:
- Addendum to the ICRI Recommendation on the inclusion of coral reefs and related ecosystems within the CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
- Resolution to extend the ICRI ad hoc committee for coral reef restoration and adaptation
- Resolution to extend the ICRI Ad Hoc Committee on Resilience-based Management
- The 2021-2024 Plan of Action, ‘Turning the Tide for Coral Reefs’ as a framework document.
Read more about the 36th General Meeting here.