International Coral Reef Initiative 37th General Meeting

19sepAll Day23International Coral Reef Initiative 37th General MeetingKailua-Kona, Hawai’i

Event Details

The United States of America will host the 37th General Meeting 19 – 23 September 2023. This will be the second General Meeting of the United States of America’s third tenure chairing the International Coral Reef Initiative, which will be held in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i.

ICRI is a global partnership working to preserve and protect coral reefs and associated ecosystems and the 37th General Meeting will bring together ICRI members from around the world face-to-face for the first time since the 34th General Meeting in Townsville 2019 to discuss the achievements of ICRI and members, share knowledge and experiences, and drive the implementation of the 2021 – 2024 Plan of Action: Turning the Tide for Coral Reefs.

The meeting will also include key discussions and sessions regarding the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN).

This event is invite only.


september 19 (Tuesday) - 23 (Saturday)


Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i


International Coral Reef Initiative

The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) is a global partnership between Nations and organizations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems around the world. Although the Initiative is an informal group whose decisions are not binding on its members, its actions have been pivotal in continuing to highlight globally the importance of coral reefs and related ecosystems to environmental sustainability, food security and social and cultural wellbeing. The work of ICRI is regularly acknowledged in United Nations documents, highlighting the Initiative’s important cooperation, collaboration and advocacy role within the international arena.

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