During the whole congress MedPAN promoted the various works accomplished in the last few years and in particular:

  • Status of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean Sea, 2012. Download
  • Summary of the Status of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean Sea, 2012 - Findings and recommendations. Download
  • Poster of the Status of Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean Sea, 2012. Download
  • Roadmap for Mediterranean MPAs by 2020. Download
  • Antalya Declaration (during the Mediterranean MPA Forum 2012). Download
  • 2013-2017 strategy of the MedPAN network. Download
  • 2012 activity report of the MedPAN organisation. Download>
  • Proceedings of the Mediterranean MPA Forum 2012. Download
  • Movie on Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean. Download

3rd International Marine Protected Areas congress - IMPAC3

The MedPAN network was fully engaged with IMPAC3, the international Marine Protected Areas Congress that took place in Marseilles, France from 21 to 26 October 2013.

For a look at the highlights of the conference, please take a look at the related article.

You will find below the list of events that are organised or co-organised by the MedPAN organisation (in blue)  and the events in which the members and partners of the network participate (in black).

Complete and detailed programme on the IMPAC3 website.


21 oct - 22 oct - 23 oct - 24 oct - 25 oct - 26 oct


21 October – Opening day

12:00 - The MedPAN secretariat open its doors for lunch to members and partners.

22 October - Science and Knowledge in the Service of Effective Management

Knowledge Café KC2J3 – 10:00-11:30 – Eugénie
Best practices in fishers' participation in MPA management
Jean-Michel Culioli (OEC, RNBB) is a speaker.

Knowledge Café KC2E4 – 10:00-11 :30 – Eugénie
The role of Geographic Information Systems for MPAs
Gaia Onlus and Vesna Petesic (Telascica Park, Croatia) are speakers.

Workshop WS2E1 – 10:00 – 11:30 - Notre Dame
Aerial survey techniques
Peter Mackelworth (Blue World Institute) is a speaker.

Workshop WS2D2 /A et B – 10:00- 13:15 – Amphithéâtre AMU
Migratory species and MPAs
Giuseppe Notarbartolo di Sciara (Thetys Research Institute) and Tundi Agardi (Sound seas) are speakers.
 


Knowledge Café KC2J2 – 11:45-13:15 – Eugénie
Perspectives on acheiving monitoring through MPA networks
Alain Pibot (AAMP), Bruno Meola (MedPAN) and the APAL are speakers.


Workshop WS2G4 – 11:45-13:15 – MUCEM
Understanding the impacts of recreational fishing
Catherine Piante (WWF France) is a speaker.

Workshop WS2G2 – 15:15-16:45 – MUCEM
Understanding the impacts of leisure activities on MPAs
Catherine Piante (WWF France) and Pascal Mayol (Souffleur d'écume) are speakers.

Workshop WS2A1 – 15:15-16:45 – Joliette
Blue carbon
Alain Pibot (AAMP) is a speaker.
 


Ocean+ evening event - 18h30-20h45 – salon vieux port
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How regional MPA networks contribute to implementing the CBD Aïchi targets? Sharing Mediterranean experience with other regional seas initiatives
Mediterranean special event organised by MedPAN, in presence of the Convention on Biological Diversity Secretariat and the partners of the network: RAC/SPA, IUCN Med, Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature, Adriapan, WWF, Conservatoire du Littoral, Agence de Protection et d'Aménagement du Littoral in Tunisia, French Marine Protected Areas Agency, ACCOBAMS, as well as the Center for Mediterranean Integration and the Plan Bleu.

Following a warm welcome and the presentation of the photographic book ''Méditerranées'' of Renaud Dupuy de la Grandrive and Mathieu Foulquié, a panel discussion will take place to present past achievements on Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean and other Seas and to highlight future challenges to reach the Aichi targets.
Cocktail and music will follow.


23 October -  Tools for Management and Enforcement


Workshop WS3B1A/B/C : - 10:00 – 16 :45 – Amphithéâtre AMU
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Stakeholders involvement in MPAs: lessons learnt from different MPAs around the world
This workshop is co-chaired by Laurent Sourbes (Zakynthos national Park, Greece).


Workshop WS3A4 – 10:00-11:30 - Grand large
Management plan from A to Z
Marina Gomei (WWF Mediterranean) chairs this workshop.

Workshop WS3A1 – 10:00-11:30 – MUCEM
Management plan for migrating species
Maylis Salivas (ACCOBAMS) co-chairs this workshop.

Workshop WS3E1 – 10:00-11:30 – St Jean
Evaluating management effectiveness
Milena Tempesta (WWF-Miramare MPA) is a speaker.

Workshop WS3F2A – 10:00-11:30 - Hemicycle MPM
Experiences with national MPA networks: guidelines and targets
Atef Limam and Souha El Asmi (RAC/SPA) and Mahmoud Chihaoui (APAL) are speakers.

Workshop WS3D2 – 11:45-13:15 - Estaque
Certification and standards - Green list
Carlo Fransozini (WWF-Miramare MPA) is a speaker.

Workshop WS3G2 – 11:45-13:15 - Grand large
MPAs in a changing world: Islands challenges
Sandro Dujmovic (Brijuni national Park, Croatia) will be involved in the audience.

Workshop WS3E3 – 15:15-16:45 - La Major
Monitoring and assessing impacts on conservation features
Marion Perrache (Port-Cros national Park) is a speaker.

Workshop WS3C1 – 15:45-16:45 – MUCEM
''Private financing'' for MPAs
Sandro Dujmovic (Brijuni national Park, Croatia) is a speaker.

24 October - Governance, Partnerships and Industry Involvement


Workshop WS4C1A/B – 10:00-13:15 - La Major
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Tackling the MPA sustainable financing conundrum
This workshop is co-organised by WWF, GEF, FGEF, MedPAN, Blue Ventures, IUCN, FIBA and the French Marine Protected Areas Agency. Sandro Dujmovic (Brijuni national Park, Croatia) and APAL are speakers.


Workshop WS4F1A – 10:00 – 16:45 - Amphithéâtre AMU
MPAs as afisheries management tool
This workshop is co-organised by WWF International. Jean Michel Culioli (RNBB), Pilar Hernandez and Aurora Nastasi (GFCM), Hany el Shaer (IUCN Med), Alain Jeudy de Grissac (IUCN Med) are speakers.

Knowledge Café KC4G4 – 11:45-13:15 - Eugénie
Underwater trails: an effective communication tool for coastal MPAs in the Mediterranean
Catherine Piante (WWF France) organises this Café.

Workshop WS4B1 – 15:15-16:45 – Saint Jean
Governance for developing MPA networks
Souha El Asmi (RAC/SPA) co-chairs this workshop.

25 October – Regional Approaches

MedPAN will be present all day on the booth of the French Marine Protected Areas Agency.


Workshop WS5B1 – 10:00-11:30 - Estaque
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Regional MPA networks: Their contribution towards acheiving the Aichi targets
This workshop is co-organised by MedPAN, GEF, RAMPAO, CAMPAM, the Guadeloupe national Park and the MAIA network. It is co-chaired by Purificacio Canals (MedPAN).  Marie Romani (MedPAN) is a speaker.


Workshop WS5E1A – 10:00-13:15 - Amphithéâtre AMU
Sharing and improving practitioners' skills
Giuseppe Di Carlo (WWF Mediterranean) chairs this workshop. Souha El Asmi (RAC/SPA) and Marianne Lang (MedPAN) are speakers.


Knowledge Café KC5A1 – 11:45 – 13:15 – Eugénie
Ecoregional analysis
This Café is organised by MedPAN. Chloë Webster (MedPAN) and RAC/SPA are speakers.


Workshop WS5B2 – 11:45-13:15 - Notre Dame
Bilateral cooperation: cross fertilizing minds and developing joint actions
Marianne Laudato and Gianluigi Cancemi (OEC) are speakers.

Workshop WS5A1B – 11:45-13:00 – MUCEM
Towards ecologically representative and well connected regional networks
Chloë Webster (MedPAN) and Souha El Asmi (RAC/SPA) are speakers.

Workshop WS5F1 – 11:45-13:15 - Grand large
Sustainable Ocean Initiative and regional experiences: fisheries, from threat to partnership
Alain Jeudy de Grissac (IUCN Med) and Christophe Lefèvre (AAMP) are speakers.

Workshop WS5F4 – 11:45-13:15 – Lacydon
Invasive alien species and regional strategies
Alain Jeudy de Grissac (IUCN Med) co-chairs this workshop. Maria Otero del Mar (IUCN Med) is a speaker.

26 October – Ajaccio Ministerial Conference for Ocean Conservation

Puri Canals and Marie Romani have been invited to this event. Puri will participate in one of the round tables.

The Ajaccio declaration that will be adopted at the end of the day could integrate some of the recommendations of the Roadmap for Mediterranean MPAs by 2020.
 

 

The 4 main events for MedPAN

  • Ocean + evening event: How regional MPA networks contribute to implementing the CBD Aichi targets? Sharing Mediterranean experience with other regional seas initiatives - Invitation
  • Workshop: Stakeholders involvement in MPAs: lessons learnt from different MPAs around the world - Invitation
  • Workshop: Tackling the MPA sustainable financing conundrum - Invitation
  • Workshop: Regional MPA networks: their contribution towards acheiving the Aichi targets - Invitation