International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC3) took place in Marseille, France on 21-25 October 2013. The International Coral Reef Initiative had a strong presence at IMPAC3 and convened the following events:
- An Ocean+ evening event, held jointly with the French Coral Reef Initiative (IFRECOR), where major ICRI and IFRECOR achievements were presented.
- A workshop on Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs).
- A Knowledge Café on regional partnerships and cooperation, which fostered discussions among regional ICRI partners.
- A Knowledge Café on sustainable financing of MPAs, where some of the work of ICRI’s Ad Hoc Committee on Economic Valuation was presented.
These events are kindly being funded by the Principality of Monaco, member of ICRI