A two-day hybrid regional consultation for South Asian countries on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) wa
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has grouped all its member states into 12 sub-regional implementation support networks to facilitate the coordination, communication, and implementation of the agreed national priority actions and other commitments for achieving Aich
This country profile is part of a study entitled, "Myron, E., Fabiano, C., and Ahmed, H. International Outlook for Privately Protected Areas: Summary Report. International Land Conservation Network (a project of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy) - United Nations Development Programme, 2019.". The summary report provides an overview of the status of Privately Protected Areas in 30 countries throughout Latin America, Asia, the Pacific, and Sub-Saharan Africa. It summarizes the legal, policy, and institutional mechanisms used in these countries to establish and incentivize PPAs.
At the beginning of the 6NR process, we challenged Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to double the number of maps used from your 5NR to your 6NR. Are you on track to meet this challenge? We have exciting news for you! Using the UN Biodiversity Lab, and the global datasets available within it, we created 18 draft biodiversity status maps for your country.
As a small island in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is susceptible to adverse climate change impacts.
During the one-day day workshop on "Using National Reporting to Improve NBSAP Implementation and Development of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework", at COP14 in Sharm-el-Sheik, Egypt, Sri Lanka took part in the World Cafe and presented its findings on Assessing the effectiveness of NBSAP implementation. Results are presented in this poster.
As a small island in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is susceptible to adverse climate change impacts. The 2004 tsunami confirms that low-lying plains in the coastal zone are vulnerable to any future rise in sea level.