Commitments

WCS applauds the United Nations for ‘crowdsourcing’ ocean conservation.  While the UN is convening member nations and advancing the Call for Action, it has also challenged all stakeholders to commit to meaningful actions on behalf of a sustainable ocean.  WCS is proud to answer that challenge with a number of commitments with partners across the globe.  These commitments advance the core objectives of our global marine conservation portfolio.
WCS applauds the United Nations for ‘crowdsourcing’ ocean conservation. While the UN is convening member nations and advancing the Call for Action, it has also challenged all stakeholders to commit to meaningful actions on behalf of a sustainable ocean. WCS is proud to answer that challenge with a number of commitments with partners across the globe. These commitments advance the core objectives of our global marine conservation portfolio.

Registered Commitments


WCS Lead Commitments


A commitment to lower the level of ocean noise
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=18553

Protecting 3.7 million sq kms through the $15 million WCS Marine Protected Area Fund
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=16178#sthash.8fBY2fJf.dpuf

Management plans for commercially and ecologically important coastal snapper and grouper fisheries in West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19198

Managing and conserving Indonesia's rich marine coastal biodiversity through MPAs
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19193

Partner Lead Commitments

10% de reas Marinas Protegidas

Belize Model For Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries Management
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=17863

Building Capacity of Sarteneja Village to Contribute to the Success of Managed Access in Belize - GEF SGP funded project
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19208#sthash.tyzX2Weu.dpuf

Building Resilience of the Land, People and Fijis Oceans
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=16422

The Conservation and Management of Sea Turtles within Fijian Waters
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19909#sthash.lGqr2yjn.dpuf

Conservation and Management of all Species of Sharks and Rays and their Critical Habitats within Fijian Waters
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19999#sthash.k7UGis4I.dpuf

Delivering Improved Coastal Fisheries Management Services in Fiji
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19929#sthash.280Q3s3W.dpuf

Expansion of Large Scale Marine Managed Areas in Fiji
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19904#sthash.g7onY4Dr.dpuf

Gestion durable des ressources marines et ctires de la Baie dAntongil
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=17430#sthash.QXBU40ZP.dpuf

Global Priorities for Conserving Sharks and Rays. A 2015 2025 Strategy
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=17114#sthash.aGJBOfDY.dpuf

Improving international cooperation to conserve and better manage sharks and rays
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=21260#sthash.TRIV9vdy.dpuf

Integrated Coastal Management to Preserve Ecosystems Services, Improve Climate Resilience and Sustain Livelihoods in Fiji
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19984#sthash.OqvjW8Mo.dpuf

Llevar a cabo las campaas de monitoreo de salud arrecifal en los cuatro pases del Sistema Arrecifal Mesoamericano (SAM)
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=17358#sthash.Y23bLzSr.dpuf

Mainstreaming ocean conservation and sustainable fisheries in Mexico through effective participation and citizen science
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=15083

MPA Action Group: Global Partnership to improve management effectiveness and sustainability of a global portfolio of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Locally Managed Marine Areas (L/MMAs)
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=17755#sthash.DSMsOjPt.dpuf

The Northern Mozambique Channel Initiative
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=17618

Paul Gauguin Cruises partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to provide educational programming on select sailings in 2017 and 2018
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=21344#sthash.W0US12eR.dpuf

Promoting Gender Equality in Sustainable Fisheries Management and Development in Fiji
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19964#sthash.JKajy8oY.dpuf

Protecting, conserving and restoring whale populations in the Pacific islands
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=16006#sthash.nodzghoj.dpuf

Protection and Management of All Marine Mammal Species in Fiji
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19959#sthash.MYnz4QP7.dpuf

Protection of Groupers and Coral Trouts Spawning Aggregation Sites across Fijian Reef Systems
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=14327#sthash.B9PmJWkm.dpuf

Reducing ship strikes to vulnerable whales
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=21408

Reducing Single-Use Plastic in U.S. Aquariums
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=18145

Strengthening Community Participation in the Protection of the Belize Barrier Reef Complex through Capacity Building and Supporting Implementation of Managed Access - GEF funded project
See more at: https://oceanconference.un.org/commitments/?id=19258#sthash.5b5yR4a6.dpuf

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