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Convened every four years since 2005, the International Marine Protected Areas Congress a collaboration between the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the host country.

The Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) is jointly hosted by the Government of Canada, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), the Host First Nations — xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh)—and the Province of British Columbia.

The IMPAC5 Secretariat, which is tasked with organizing IMPAC5—in consultation with partners and stakeholders—is a joint initiative of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Parks Canada Agency and Environment and Climate Change Canada.

As such, the IMPAC5 website and all related online communications conform to the Government of Canada’s Terms and Conditions and Privacy statements.


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