22 November, 2018 - 14:59
NBSAP Forum just launched the South Asia Regional Implementation Support Network for Achieving Target 11 at CoP 14 to CBD!
By Heena Ahmed
The NBSAP Forum, in partnership with UNDP India, National Biodiversity Authority of India, and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India welcomes you to the South Asia Regional Implementation Support Network for Achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11! Click here to Subscribe: https://goo.gl/fmwrDC.
This Network has been launched at CoP 14 to CBD on 22 November under the Target 11 global Partnership. Read more about the new Target 11 Global Partneship, also launched at CoP 14, to mobilize the global community around the implementation of Target 11. Partnership Declaration attached to this post.
The South Asia Network has been created in response to Decision XIII/2 paragraph 9 (d) of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, which invites Parties, other governments, relevant partners, regional agencies, bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, in conjunction with the Secretariat to, inter alia, facilitate support networks at the regional and sub-regional level, for achieving Target 11 and its various elements by 2020.
This Network will support nine countries in the South Asia region: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It will facilitate the decentralised implementation of focused actions, identified in NBSAPs and other commitments, for achieving Target 11 by 2020, in the South Asia region.
Housed under NBSAP Forum's Target 11 Community of Practice, this network aims to:
- Support the development, implementation and monitoring of the South Asia regional implementation action plan for achieving Target 11 by 2020;
- Foster dialogue and experience sharing between peers; and
- Share best practices, technical guidance, tools, lessons learned on protected areas and OECMs.
This Network is open to all agencies engaged in the work of conservation in the South Asia region.
Click here to Subscribe to the Network https://goo.gl/fmwrDC.