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Partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) to Strengthen resilience to Ocean Acidification
by Ministry of Foreign Anffairs and Cooperation (Government)
Ocean acidification is directly caused by climate change and represents a direct threat to the marine resources such as coral reefs and sea shells. It also has direct and indirect impacts on Pacific island coastal and pelagic ecosystems.

The SPREP assists countries in developing national adaptation plans and other climate change policies, and is dedicated to coordinate the regions response to climate change.

For that purpose Monaco supports SPREP to build coastal communities resilience to ocean acidification through the Pacific Partnership on Ocean Acidification project.
Monaco commits financially support this integrated approach in favor of ocean acidification monitoring, strategies to strengthen the resilience of local communities, and concrete actions to adapt to and mitigate ocean acidification.
The Partnership with the SPREP seeks to achieve outcomes through three outputs and associated actions:
 Assessment of regional vulnerability to ocean acidification, research and ecosystem monitoring data to inform policy and adaptation;
 Practical adaptation actions identified and carried out in pilot project areas ;
 Ensure that Pacific islands capacity is built to understand and adapt to ocean acidification as well as help raise awareness on this issue.
Progress reports
14.2
By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans
Type of commitment
  • Community or Locally Managed Marine Areas
12/2019
The Partnership with the SPREP seeks to achieve outcomes through three outputs and associated actions:  Assessment of regional vulnerability to ocean acidification, research and ecosystem monitoring data to inform policy and adaptation;  Practical adaptation actions identified and carried out in pilot project areas ;  Ensure that Pacific islands capacity is built to understand and adapt to ocean acidification as well as help raise awareness on this issue.
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Financial support
Basic information
Time-frame: 12/2015 - 12/2019
Partners
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)
Ocean Basins
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Departement of International Relations Departement of International Relations, Secretary of External Relations, tcouma@gouv.mc, +377 98 98 86 77
Monaco
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