UN-Oceans Task Forces
Documents / Reports
Updated in May 2013
Task Force on Marine Protected Areas and Other Area-based Management Toolse
The UN-Oceans Task Force on Marine Protected Areas and Other Area-based Tools was established in 2007 to strengthen collaboration and coordination among UN organizations dealing with marine protected areas, in particular achieving the WSSD 2012 MPA target, focusing on:
The Task Force is under the co-leadership of UNESCO (IOC, MAB, WHC), CBD,.UNEP and FAO.
Promoting and facilitating the application of MPAs;
- Enhancing coordination among UN organizations:
- Developing a mechanism for exchanging information on MPAs among UN and non-UN organizations; and
- Enhancing coordination and coherence in providing reporting inputs to relevant UN processes.
Terms of Reference
Report of the activities of the Task Force presented at the Sixth Meeting of UN-Oceans