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Republic of Moldova - Overview

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Status and Trends of Biodiversity

Overview

Located near the Carpathian Mountains, the Black Sea, and the East-European Plain, the Republic of Moldova is a small East European country. The three main biogeographical subdivisions, the Central-European leafy forests, the Mediterranean forest steppe, and the Euro-Asiatic steppe, provide conditions for high-level biodiversity... More »

National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan

Major features of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

The overall goal of the Strategy is the conservation, restoration, and sustainable use of biodiversity and landscapes in order to ensure social and economic sustainable development of the Republic of Moldova. The Strategy also includes particular goals, strategy objectives, main directions of biodiversity conservation activity, biodiversity conservation strategy components, principles of biodiversity conservation, and terms of strategy implementation... More »

Implementation of the Convention

Measures Taken to Achieve the 2010 Target

The Republic of Moldova is committed to extend the natural protected areas to 2,36% of the territory by 2015. A list of the plant and animal species of international and national importance has been elaborated. In this regard, the NBSAP provides measures for the protection of endangered species. In fact, the country states that its NBSAP comprises several elements in relation with the 2010 target... More »

Initiatives in Protected Areas

Regarding this issue, the Government has approved programs and plans aiming at the rehabilitation and conservation of specific sites. For example, the plans include the elaboration of measures for forest rehabilitation. Research is underway to prepare recommendations on the development of the National Ecological Network... More »

Initiatives for Article 8(j)

The Republic of Moldova has signed the Aarhus Convention on access to information, justice and public participation in the decision-making process with regards to the environment. The country states that women are the most interested group of citizen and that they are directly involved in the process. In addition, the NBSAP mentions provisions related to the active participation of indigenous and local communities... More »

National Contacts

Full details of national contacts »

Convention on Biological Diversity

Mr. Andrei Ursache
CBD Primary NFP
Dr. Alexandru Teleuta
SBSTTA NFP
Mr. Vitalie Grimalschi
GSPC NFP
Dr. Valeriu Balan
CHM NFP
Ms. Ala Rotaru
ICNP ABS NFP
Mrs. Veronica Josu
Protected Areas NFP, GTI NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Dr. Angela Lozan
Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, BCH NFP

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