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The ICRI Secretariat Handover Ceremony 2021

Tuesday , October 05, 2021


Location: Virtual

Organized Under The Monaco, Australia and Indonesia Secretariat

Participating Members

The ICRI Secretariat Handover Ceremony 2021

5th October 2021, 11:00 – 12:15 (CEST)

Virtual Meeting

On October 5th 2021, the ICRI co-chairs of Australia, Indonesia and Monaco will handover the ICRI Secretariat to the United States of America following a highly productive three years. The United States of America, a founding member, will chair the ICRI Secretariat for the third time.

Moderator: Margaret Johnson, GBRMPA, Australia


Welcoming Remarks
Margaret Johnson, GBRMPA, Australia 

Presentation of the Secretariat Report: Summary of achievements under the Secretariat
Francis Staub Wilfrid Deri Teresa Sadkowsky | Dr Hendra Yusran Siry

Updates from the Ad-Hoc Committees

Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Emily Corcoran

Coral Reef Restoration
Dr Ian McLeod

Resilience-based Management
Dr Katherine Martin

UNEP & ICRI Small Grant Programme
Leticia Carvalho, UNEP

A Summary from the GCRMN
Dr David Souter, AIMS

Words from the Co-Chairs

 Josh Thomas, CEO, GBRMPA, Australia


H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco

Intervention from Sweden
Helen Ågren, Ambassador for the Ocean

Words from the United States of America
Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment and Science

H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco

The joining instructions for the event will be sent to all registered participants on Monday 3rd October 2021. For more information, please contact Francis Staub, Global Coordinator, ICRI.