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The UNEP biodiversity programme and implementation strategy

a framework for supporting global conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme] in [Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations Environment Programme,
  • Biodiversity conservation,
  • Environmental protection -- International cooperation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBiodiversity programme and implementation strategy
    ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16846236M
    ISBN 109280715666

    Biodiversity indicators are an essential tool for understanding and managing changes in biodiversity. Efforts by the private sector to develop biodiversity indicators have often focussed on measuring biodiversity management actions rather than measuring on the ground changes in the status of, and pressures on, biodiversity. This is largely due to.   Using examples and case studies from around the globe, the book explores current strategies for improving nutrition and diets and identifies key research and implementation gaps that need to be addressed to successfully promote the better use of agricultural biodiversity for rural and urban populations and societies in s: 1.


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Faith for Earth Mobilizing partnerships is an important means for the implementation of the Agenda. This can only be achieved by engaging and partnering with stakeholders from all walks of life building on cultural diversity as a fourth dimension of sustainable development. For more than 80% of the people living on earth spiritual values have been driving their behaviours and are main.

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This assessment report gives a snapshot of how countries have progressed in National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans development and national implementation since the pre National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans assessment carried out by the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies3 and their readiness to.

UNEP released a report assessing country progress in NBSAP development and national implementation. The report finds that second-generation NBSAPs have paid increased attention to both horizontal and vertical biodiversity mainstreaming, and focused more on the correlation between biodiversity and poverty reduction and sustainable development.

United Nations Environment Programme - Environmental Education and Training Strategy 6. Mainstreaming environment into technical and higher education 7. Inter-Divisional & Inter-Agency coordination & support 8. Train-Sea-Coast programme for waste water management For the effective implementation of this Strategy and the successful development.

In decision X/2, the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties calls upon countries to implement the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity, including the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, with attention given to the activities listed below.

Participation at all levels to foster the full and effective contributions of women, indigenous and local communities, civil-society organizations. United Nations Environment Programme P.O.

BoxNairobiKenya Tel: +(0) Fax: +(0) Email: [email protected] web: Strengthening the national biodiversity strategies and action plans: revision and implementation. Download: English, French, Spanish Policy and Strategy Documents Biodiversity and the Agenda for Sustainable Development United Nations Environment Programme, Convention on Biological Diversity, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), The World Bank, United Nations Development.

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Today, much of this biodiversity is irretrievably lost. “The 6 th National Reports are particularly important as they will provide a final review on the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and the achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets,” says Michele Poletto, a UNEP programme officer working on the project.

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UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre is a world leader in biodiversity knowledge. It works with scientists and policy makers worldwide to place biodiversity at the heart of environment and development decision-making to enable enlightened choices for people and the planet.

Contributions of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) towards achieving the Strategic Plan of Biodiversity () and the Aichi biodiversity targets 1 The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is responsible for leading and coordinating action on environmental matters within the United Nations system.

The report aims to facilitate the implementation of UNEP’s Ecosystem Management Programme and new Marine and Coastal Strategy in countries and regions, in line with its Medium Term Strategy. The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) was established in to provide the best available information on biodiversity trends and to monitor progress towards achieving the Target.

The BIP is a global initiative comprising over forty organisations working internationally at the forefront of biodiversity indicators development. Org. Setting and Reporting. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

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[United Nations Environment Programme.;]. implementation of their national biodiversity strategy and action plan.4 Similarly, in a survey carried out in ,5 30 Parties indicated that they had assessed the effectiveness of the actions or interventions undertaken to implement their national biodiversity strategies and action plans or related strategies In a new global biodiversity framework will be agreed to replace the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

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future of biodiversity conservation, as well as to the local people whose lives its growth will impact. “Tourism and Biodiversity: Mapping Tourism’s Global Footprint” is a two-year research project that was conducted in partner-ship with the United Nations Environment Programme.

It grew out of a sense of urgency about the need to minimize. Organized by UNEP-WCMC and facilitated by Neville Ash, Director of UNEP-WCMC, presenters included the CBD Secretariat and UNEP. Messages included using National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans to implement SDGs; drawing upon the CBD Subsidiary Body on Implementation recommendations on mainstreaming; and making sure that the inclusion.

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(UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Seas, October ) This publication provides the first systematic overview at a sub-global scale of the state of knowledge of marine biodiversity, the pressures it currently faces and the management frameworks in place for addressing those pressures. provisions for the implementation of the CBD within the different biomes of NBSAPs National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development PoW Programme of Work UNEP United Nations Environment Programme.

UNEP convenes science–policy forums in many ways including through the co-design and co-production of research activities and assessments and the exchange of knowledge. The credible scientific information from such processes is essential for informed policy formulation and implementation and strengthens collaboration between research.

Please do not hesitate to submit a biodiversity-related event by sending a message to [email protected] +1 +1   UNEP/CBD/COP/DEC/X/2 Page 4 / Recalling that the role of the Conference of the Parties is to keep the implementation of the Convention under review, decides that future meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall review progress in the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversityshare experiences.

Biodiversity and the Agenda for Sustainable Development. The UNESCO World Heritage Centre cooperates closely with the biodiversity related Conventions (World Heritage Convention, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Ramsar Convention, Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), International Treaty on.

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specific biodiversity management strategies. — Guideline for Assessing Biodiversity-Related Risks and Opportunities – A Support for the Implementation of the VfU Biodiversity Principles — Best Practice Examples and Support Tools UNEP FI () CEO briefing - Mythos Naturkapital Table 1: Biodiversity risks and their.

This first edition of the Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) report is a significant milestone in the collaboration between UNEP and the African Ministerial Conference on the Enviornment (AMCEN). Africa faces a number of critical challenges, including the deterioration of the environment; increasing social and economic inequality; and worldwide globalization, which is leaving Africa behind.•Co-managed delivery of the GEF-funded global technical support project for 83 countries accessing GEF Biodiversity Enabling Activities funding through UNEP in their revision & implementation of NBSAPs focussing on thematic areas such as mainstreaming biodiversity into national development, sector & budgeting policy & processes, targets.In line with the findings of the WHO-CBD State of Knowledge Review, discuss strategies to foster pragmatic, scalable and interdisciplinary policy solutions fostering biodiversity-health and food and nutrition security.

Discussions will aim to jointly support the implementation of the Paris Agreement, the ICN2 commitments and UN SDGs.