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Western Indian Ocean – Marine Turtle Task Force IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU / Nairobi Convention. Douglas Hykle Coordinator / Senior CMS Advisor IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU Secretariat, Bangkok. Geographic scope: > 40 States of the Area (+ others). IOSEA Marine Turtle Memorandum of Understanding

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Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Western Indian Ocean – Marine Turtle Task Force

IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU / Nairobi Convention

Douglas Hykle

Coordinator / Senior CMS Advisor

IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU Secretariat, Bangkok


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Geographic scope: > 40 States of the Area (+ others)

IOSEA Marine Turtle Memorandum of Understanding

An agreement of interested Governments, working in

partnership with other relevant intergovernmental and nongovernmental actors

Coordinated by a

Secretariat based in Bangkok

Operational since

2003


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

IOSEA Marine Turtle MoU

27 Signatory States

Largest intergovernmental agreement focusing on sea turtle / habitat conservation


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

IOSEA divided into four sub-regions

Northern Indian Ocean

Northwestern Indian Ocean

South-East Asia +

AU, JP, CN, KR

Western Indian Ocean


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Conservation and Management Plan (CMP)

Reduce

mortality

Six main

objectives:

Protect

Habitat

Education

Awareness

Participat’n

Inter-

National

Cooperat’n

Research /

Monitoring

Promote

Implement-

ation


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

  • IOSEA National Report System

  • Standard template: 80 specific questions

    about actions that contribute to sea turtle

    conservation

  • Linked to the provisions of the CMP

  • Objective assessment of SS performance


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Performance Matrix

X-axis: IOSEA Signatories

Y-axis: 80 activities consolidated into 24 programmes of work

(eg. collaborative research, beach management, public participation etc)

Six colour-codes: eg…

White = no information, no action Orange = partial implementation Blue = full/near full implementation

Each colour corresponds to a numeric value from having scored each question/activity in the report

Strengths & weaknesses: country / across programmes for the region


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

www.ioseaturtles.org

Photo credits:

Juergen Freund

Asghar Mobaraki

R. Hooper

Douglas Hykle

Sergio Ortiz

Kartik Shanker


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Marine Turtle Task Force for the Western Indian Ocean(WIO MTTF): A Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee

Ronel Nel

NMMU for MCM

South Africa


Objective

Objective

CMS/IOSEA MoU:

  • to protect, conserve, replenish and recover sea turtles and their habitats in the (sub)region.

    Nairobi Convention:

  • “…broader scope of management of East Africa’s coastal and marine environment”


Composition

Composition

Membership: Countries

  • Signatories & non-signatories to both agreements

  • Plus countries with an interest in the region to be considered (e.g. Arabic states/Maldives)

    Membership: Individuals

  • Nominated Technical/Scientific Experts by country; appointment by IOSEA AC

  • Ex Officio Members – International NGOs & IGOs (e.g. WWF, WCS, IUCN)

  • Observers from regional programmes (e.g. SWIOFPs, ASCLME, IOTC)

1. South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Comoros, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius, France/Reunion, UK/Diego Garcia.


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Organization

  • Chair & Vice Chair:

    • Election: To be elected from/by members

    • Term: 3 year term; rotational

    • Function: Principle point of contact between IOSEA, MTTF Members,

  • 11 Members:

    • Election: Nominated by country, selected by IOSEA AC

    • Term: 2 year / “2 meeting years” of IOSEA & WIO MTTF. Can be reappointed

    • Function: Advice to own govs./IOSEA focal point/national turtle committees/NGOs + to WIO MTTF


Meetings communication

Meetings & Communication

  • Email-based committee

    Meetings

  • Per IOSEA SS meetings (where relevant)

  • Special meetings arranged

  • Working group meeting opportunities eg WIOMSA conferences


Tor tasks mandate

ToR: Tasks & Mandate

5 Themes:

  • Strengthen (sub)regional cooperation and coordination

  • Review and report on status

  • Coordinated Planning, Conservation & Management

  • Capacity Building

  • Facilitate Communication


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Expertise required

  • Agreements, International Legislation & Policy

  • Biological/Ecological/Pathology

  • Husbandry, Hatcheries & Rehabilitation

  • Genetics & Lab techniques

  • Numerical / Statistical

  • Spatial Analysis, DBs Management & IT

  • Fisheries Management

  • Coastal Zone & Conservation Management

  • Community conservation, Awareness and Education

  • Fundraising & management


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Implementation Progress

  • Approved as Informal Working Group at IOSEA SS4

  • South Africa - Interim Chair

  • Call for nominations – Dec ’06

  • Received 16 nominations from 8 countries

  • IOSEA AC completed (current) selection - 8 members

  • WWF EAME Programme to sponsor first WIO MTTF Meeting ~Feb ‘08 (Nairobi)

  • Agenda for first meeting:

    • ToR to be completed

    • Election of officers to take place

    • Work Programme for 2008-2010 to be drafted


Douglas hykle coordinator senior cms advisor iosea marine turtle mou secretariat bangkok

Thank you!


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