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1 THE PERMANENT COMMISSION FOR THE SOUTH PACIFIC (CPPS) JULIAN REYNA EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

2 Plan of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the Southeast Pacific (Lima Convention, 1981)

3 Main Issues and Activities Participation in initiatives in ABNJ ICZM: UNEP/CPPS on EBM. CPPS/IOC/ Phase II of the SPINCAM project Strategic Alliance CPPS/UNESCO/CI for Conservation and Sustainable use of Mangroves. Building Regional Awareness related to Marine Litter Developing the Marine Biodiversity Information System (SIBIMAP) Regional Coordination of Marine Conservation Activities Regional Geoportal

4 Initiatives in ABNJ GEF PROJECT “ Sustainable fisheries management and biodiversity conservation of deep-sea living marine resources and ecosystems in the Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ)” Coordination FAO/UNEP for construction of Prodoc.

5 Initiatives in ABNJ ACTIVITIES WITH CBD Galapagos Workshop for the Identification of EBSAs in the ABNJ Southeast Pacific in support of activities from the Convention of Biological Diversity

6 SPINCAM PROJECT PHASE II Southeast Pacific Data and Information Network in Support of Coastal Area Management (SPINCAM ) 3 Year Project partnership between CPPS, UNESCO/IOC and Government of Flanders Develop Regional Indicators of the State of the Marine Environment Capacity Building in Coastal Management 15th Global Meeting of the Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans. Montego bay, Jamaica 31 September – 1 October 2013

7 CPPS/UNEP EBM in Coastal Areas REGIONAL WORKSHOP Lima: October 2013 UNEP Guide Governance on coastal Areas EBM Tools to manage CA Field Work on Best Practices

8 CPPS/UNESCO/CI Partnership Conservation and Sustainable use of Mangroves in the Southeast Pacific Objective: Promote the conservation of the biodiversity and rational use of the resources from mangroves in order to support the communities depending on these peculiar ecosystem. To develop a Regional Action Plan to support communities in the conservation of mangroves

9 CPPS/UNEP/FAO/CI Partnership to raise Regional Awareness on Marine Litter Activities: Workshops to raise awareness with fishermen and school teachers on marine litter. Prepare educational material (videos, posters, leaflets etc) Organize a network of teachers and students – Friends of the Sea – to promote activities like beach clean ups and awareness campaigns.

10 Main Objective To raise awareness in fishing communities in the Southeast Pacific countries, addressing environmental problems generated by marine litter, including its proper disposal and/or reuse, looking into practical and environmentally friendly solution Establishment of the Network "Friends of the Sea", in order to combat marine litter in the Southeast Pacific countries (UNEP / CPPS).

11 Multimedia Videos Literature and leleaflets Web page Preparation of Educational Material (http://amigos-del-mar.net/(http://amigos-del-mar.net/)

12 Data and information management: Southeast Pacific Information System on Marine Biodiversity and MPA SIBIMAP

13 Statistics: 1,890 visits. 16,918 geo-referenced data points 727 referenced bibliography 33 MPAs shapes. 150 technical documents. Development of a new module for shark geo information. Improvement of Data and information Southeast Pacific Information System on Marine Biodiversity and MPA SIBIMAP

14 Cetaceans Sightings : 16,364 Strandings : 382 Species: 34 Metadata (author, date, geog pos., etc.) References: 555 Documents: 118 Marine turtles Nesting sites: 77 Feeding sites: 96 Species : 4 References : 172 Data and information management Southeast Pacific Information System on Marine Biodiversity and MPA SIBIMAP SIBIMAP contains

15 REGIONAL GEOPORTAL

16 IMO IOC/ UNESCO INTERNATIONAL CONSERVATION NOAA FAO CBD CBI INTRAMERICAN CONVENTION ON SEA TURTLES (CIT) UNIVERSITIES INTERINSTITUTIONAL COOPERATION AND PARTNERSHIPS

17 Thank you


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