The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI -CFF) is a multilateral partnership of six countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste (CT6). The CT6 countries work together to preserve marine resources and coastal, and focus on some key issues such as food security, climate change, and marine biodiversity. CTI-CFF was established formally in the Leaders’ Summit in 2009 with approval of the leaders of the CT6 countries and they adopted the CTI Regional Plan of Action (CTI RPOA) which is a strategic action plan that consists of several working groups that deal with (i) Management of seascapes, (ii) an ecosystem-based fisheries management, (iii) marine protected areas, (iv) climate change adaption, and (v) management of the threatened species.
IYOR Activities Plan
Coral Triangle Day (CT Day) 2018, 9 June 2018
The CT Day 2018 will become an important element in IYOR 2018 celebration from the perspective of the richest area of marine biodiversity with almost 600 world’s reef species live in the Coral Triangle region – Amazon of the Seas.
The Coral Triangle Day was established on June 9, to celebrate and raise awareness of the ocean conservation and protection, especially on the Coral Triangle, the world’s epicenter of marine biodiversity. Intended as an open-sourced event, the day is celebrated by individuals, organizations, and establishment concerned on the Coral Triangle. The Coral Triangle day was observed the first time on June 9, 2012, in conjunction with the World Oceans Day on June 8.