Join us at the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC 5), a global forum that brings together ocean conservation professionals and high-level officials to inform, inspire and act on marine protected areas. It takes place in Vancouver, Canada, from 3 to 9 February 2023.

Publications launches:


Etat des Aires Marines Protégées d’Afrique de l’Ouest

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Conserving our sea of islands

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Check our events at IMPAC5

All times below are in PST (Vancouver time)


  • From Local To Global Data For Biodiversity Monitoring And Conservation: Marine Protected Areas Experiences In The BIOPAMA Programme, 16 -17:30; room 223 -224

  • From knowledge to action for marine protected areas, 17-19 (poster), Ballroom Foyer
  • The State Of Protected And Conserved Areas In The Wider Caribbean (September 2019), 17 – 19 (poster), Ballroom Foyer


  • From Knowledge To Action: A Case Study Of Protected Area Management Effectiveness In Belize, 11:30-13:00, room 205
  • Innovative governance: locally driven conservation ensures equity and effectiveness, 16 – 16:15, room 220 – 222


  • Launch Of The Publication “State Of Marine Protected Areas Of West Africa”, 16-17:30; room 205
  • Conserving Our Sea Of Islands – Status Of And Opportunities For MPAs In The Pacific, 16 -17:30; room 202

BIOPAMA is sponsoring delegates from Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, from a variety of stakeholders, organisations and target groups, including young professionals.

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