Agenda and Documents (GM 24)

Agenda and documents

Note that simultaneous translation was available for the meeting in French, English, and Spanish.

Monday January 11th

20:00 - Welcoming reception at the Fairmont Monte Carlo

Tuesday January 12th

08:30 - Meeting opens
08:45 - Adoption of agenda
09:00 - Welcome new Members & Observers
~ National Coral Reef Institute
~ SeaWeb
09:30 - Official welcoming remarks
10:15 - Coffee Break
10:30 - Report of the previous ICRI Secretariat: USA/Mexico , Christine Dawson (DoS, USA)
10:50 - Presentation of the new secretariat (France/Samoa/Monaco) and final plan of action, Charlotte Gobin (MEEDDM, France), Pascal Colin (MOM, France), Perina Sila (Samoa)
~ Presentation in French
11:50 - Presentation of Samoan coral reefs, Toni Tipamaa (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Samoa)
12:10 - Report of the "Coral Reefs & Climate Change" side event held in Copenhagen, USA and IUCN
~ GCRMN brochure on "Climatre Change and Coral Reefs"

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - Report on ICRI recent and on-going activities and action on items from April 2009 General Meeting

14:30 - Reports from Global and Regional Initiatives

17:30 - Presentation of a resolution for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), USA
Draft ICRI Motion on International Trade in Coral Reef Species and Related Products (Word File) and comments from Japan
18:00 - Meeting adjourns

Wednesday January 13th - Caribbean day

08:30 - Presentation of the reefs in the region, Nelson Andrade (UNEP CAR)
09:00 - Monitoring, Status and threats to reefs, Clive Wilkinson (GCRMN) and members from the region (Jamaica, Barbados)
09:30 - Economic valuation of coral reefs, Lauretta Burke (WRI) and members from the region (Belize, Dominican Republic, France)
10:00 - Coffee Break
10:30 - Major projects in the region

12:30 - Lunch
13:15 - Summary of the morning session, ICRI Secretariat
13:30 - Discussions on the following themes:

17:30 - Conclusions
Thursday January 14th

08:30 - Governments and Organizations reports

Reports received

10:30 - Coffee Break
10:45 - ICRI Networks: role and governance

12:30 - Lunch
13:30 - Session on Fisheries
Theme: Status and challenges for coral reef fisheries
Moderator: Eric Clua (CRISP)

17:30 - Meeting adjourns
19:30 - Reception at the Hotel

Friday January 15th

08:30 - Report from the Caribbean day and Fisheries session
09:30 - Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme and UNESCO World Heritage sites, Salvatore Arico (UNESCO)
10:30 - coffee break
10:50 - Discussion regarding recent & upcoming relevant international meetings and discussion about possible ICRI actions

12:30 - Lunch
13:30 - Consideration of motions
14:00 - Proposed actions to be implemented by ICRI members and the Secretariat until the next ICRI GM
15:00 - Wrap-up discussions from previous days / Other Business
15:30 - Next ICRI General Meeting
15:45 - Closing

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