Marine Protected Areas commitment tracker

You can track countries and their commitments over time through this commitment tracker.


  • Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) on coral reefs, fisheries, and food security.

    6 countries committed View all countries

    To protect 15% of the marine environment of the Coral Triangle over the next decade (2007-2017)

    marine environment



  • Barcelona Convention SPA Biodiversity Protocol

    9 countries committed View all countries

    Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean

    shall take the necessary measures to: (a) protect, preserve and manage in a sustainable and environmentally sound way areas of particular natural or cultural value, notably by the establishment of specially protected areas; (b) protect, preserve and manage threatened or endangered species of flora and fauna.

    10 June 1995


    21 countries committed View all countries

    Parties shall endeavour to establish and manage specially protected areas for cetaceans corresponding to the areas which serve as habitats of cetaceans and/or which provide important food resources for them. Such specially protected areas should be established within the framework of the Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution, 1976, and its relevant protocol, or within the framework of other appropriate instruments.

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