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The first General Assembly of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) under the Monegasque co-presidency was opened by HSH the Sovereign Prince. This meeting will be held until December 7th, at the Yacht Club of Monaco.
In his speech, HSH Prince Albert II notably stressed: “International mobilization, the joint action of economic actors and states, international governmental and non-governmental organizations, scientists and local organizations, can lead to valuable results. More than ever we must remain mobilized and determined.”
More than 80 high-level international experts and coral country representatives gathered for this General Assembly, during which the ICRI Secretariat Action Plan (2018-2020) will be presented for adoption. This action plan aims to respond to the many human pressures that coral reefs face. One of the objectives of the Secretariat is to encourage the following:
This General Assembly was preceded on 3 and 4 December by a workshop bringing together international experts to find common solutions to reduce the risks of climate change impacts on coral reefs and a workshop on climate change. experts on innovative finance.
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