The France and Samoa Secretariat, 2009-2011


Term 2009-2011

Initiative Internationale pour les Recifs Coralliens
International Coral Reef Initiative Secretariat (ICRI)
C/O Ministère de l’outre-mer
27, rue Oudinot – 75007 Paris

Action plan for the ICRI secretariat (2009-2011)

  • To continue the implementation of the ICRI “framework for actions” and “renewed call to action”, and reformulate a new “call to action”.
  • To strengthen the participation of international and U.N. organizations and countries(founding countries and countries with large surface of coral reefs) at ICRI by diplomatic actions, and involve the private sector and foundations.
  • To promote regional cooperation at the ICRI General Meeting by organizing a regional day during the General Meeting.
  • Promote the international tools on coral reef management. To continue the ongoing actions on Marine Protected Areas and MPAs networks, and initiate a discussion on the large marine protected areas.
  • To dedicate actions on related ecosystems: mangroves and sea grass beds.
  • Support the ICRI Networks, and participate actively in the animation and implementation of their programme.
  • Facilitate the organization of the International Tropical Marine Ecosystems Management Symposium (ITMEMS).
  • Organize ICRI General Meetings.

Jean-Pierre Thébault (France)
Ambassador for the Environment

Ms Faalavaau Perina Sila
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Assistant Chief Executive Officer

Contact Points

Francis Staub
[email protected]

Pascal Colin
Ministère en charge de l’Outremer
[email protected]

Bernard Moutou
Ministère de l’écologie, de l’énergie, du développement durable et de la mer
[email protected]