Meetings General Meetings
The first general meeting of the Mexico-United States ICRI Secretariat and the official international launch of the International Year of the Reef (IYOR 2008) was held from the 22nd – 25th January, 2008 in Washington DC. The meeting was co-chaired by Robert Cudney, Mexico and Stephanie Caswell, United States.
A particular note of thanks was made to Minister Estrosi, Secretary of State in charge of French Overseas Territories, for addressing the meeting. The participation of Ambassador Kyota of Palau was also recognised.