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Douglas Hykle Coordinator / Senior CMS Advisor IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU Secretariat, Bangkok Western Indian Ocean – Marine Turtle Task Force IOSEA Marine.

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1 Douglas Hykle Coordinator / Senior CMS Advisor IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU Secretariat, Bangkok Western Indian Ocean – Marine Turtle Task Force IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU / Nairobi Convention

2 Geographic scope: > 40 States of the Area (+ others) IOSEA Marine Turtle Memorandum of Understanding An agreement of interested Governments, working in partnership with other relevant intergovernmental and nongovernmental actors Coordinated by a Secretariat based in Bangkok Operational since 2003

3 IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU 27 Signatory States Largest intergovernmental agreement focusing on sea turtle / habitat conservation

4 Northern Indian Ocean South-East Asia + AU, JP, CN, KR Western Indian Ocean Northwestern Indian Ocean IOSEA divided into four sub-regions

5 Protect Habitat Protect Habitat Research / Monitoring Research / Monitoring Promote Implement- ation Promote Implement- ation Education Awareness Participatn Education Awareness Participatn Reduce mortality Reduce mortality Inter- National Cooperatn Inter- National Cooperatn Conservation and Management Plan (CMP) Six main objectives:

6 IOSEA National Report System Standard template: 80 specific questions Standard template: 80 specific questions about actions that contribute to sea turtle about actions that contribute to sea turtle conservation conservation Linked to the provisions of the CMP Linked to the provisions of the CMP Objective assessment of SS performance Objective assessment of SS performance

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9 Performance Matrix X-axis: IOSEA Signatories Y-axis: 80 activities consolidated into 24 programmes of work (eg. collaborative research, beach management, public participation etc) Six colour-codes: eg… White = no information, no action Orange = partial implementation Blue = full/near full implementation Each colour corresponds to a numeric value from having scored each question/activity in the report Strengths & weaknesses: country / across programmes for the region

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11 Photo credits: Juergen Freund Asghar Mobaraki R. Hooper Douglas Hykle Sergio Ortiz Kartik Shanker

12 Marine Turtle Task Force Marine Turtle Task Force for the Western Indian Ocean (WIO MTTF): A Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee Ronel Nel NMMU for MCM South Africa

13 ObjectiveObjective CMS/IOSEA MoU: to protect, conserve, replenish and recover sea turtles and their habitats in the (sub)region. Nairobi Convention: …broader scope of management of East Africas coastal and marine environment

14 CompositionComposition Membership: Countries Signatories & non-signatories to both agreements Plus countries with an interest in the region to be considered (e.g. Arabic states/Maldives) Membership: Individuals Nominated Technical/Scientific Experts by country; appointment by IOSEA AC Ex Officio Members – International NGOs & IGOs (e.g. WWF, WCS, IUCN) Observers from regional programmes (e.g. SWIOFPs, ASCLME, IOTC) 1. South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Comoros, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius, France/Reunion, UK/Diego Garcia.

15 Chair & Vice Chair: –Election: To be elected from/by members –Term: 3 year term; rotational –Function: Principle point of contact between IOSEA, MTTF Members, 11 Members: –Election: Nominated by country, selected by IOSEA AC –Term: 2 year / 2 meeting years of IOSEA & WIO MTTF. Can be reappointed –Function: Advice to own govs./IOSEA focal point/national turtle committees/NGOs + to WIO MTTF OrganizationOrganization

16 Meetings & Communication -based committee Meetings Per IOSEA SS meetings (where relevant) Special meetings arranged Working group meeting opportunities eg WIOMSA conferences

17 5 Themes: Strengthen (sub)regional cooperation and coordination Review and report on status Coordinated Planning, Conservation & Management Capacity Building Facilitate Communication ToR: Tasks & Mandate

18 Agreements, International Legislation & Policy Biological/Ecological/Pathology Husbandry, Hatcheries & Rehabilitation Genetics & Lab techniques Numerical / Statistical Spatial Analysis, DBs Management & IT Fisheries Management Coastal Zone & Conservation Management Community conservation, Awareness and Education Fundraising & management Expertise required

19 Approved as Informal Working Group at IOSEA SS4 South Africa - Interim Chair Call for nominations – Dec 06 Received 16 nominations from 8 countries IOSEA AC completed (current) selection - 8 members WWF EAME Programme to sponsor first WIO MTTF Meeting ~Feb 08 (Nairobi) Agenda for first meeting: –ToR to be completed –Election of officers to take place –Work Programme for to be drafted Implementation Progress

20 Thank you!


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