Marine Protected Areas commitment tracker

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


  • Micronesia Challenge

    5 countries committed View all countries

    To effectively conserve 30% of nearshore resources and 20% of forest resources by 2020

    nearshore resources



  • CBD

    147 countries committed View all countries

    at least 10% of each of the world's marine and coastal ecological regions effectively conserved [by 2010]

    Marine ecological regions in areas under national jurisdiction



  • WPC

    No countries have committed

    Establish by 2012 a global system of effectively managed, representative networks of marine and coastal protected areas, consistent with international law and based on scientific information, that: a. Greatly increases the marine and coastal area managed in marine protected areas by 2012; these networks should be extensive and include strictly protected areas that amount to at least 20-30% of each habitat, and contribute to a global target for healthy and productive oceans;

    Mmarine habitats



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