Marine Protected Areas commitment tracker

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

Commitments

  • Barcelona Convention

    18 countries committed View all countries

    Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against pollution

    16 February 1976

    no deadline

  • 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

    2003

    2012

  • Micronesia Challenge

    5 countries committed View all countries

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

    nearshore resources

    2006

    2012

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