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Global Implementation

This page presents overall global progress in implementing the Programme of Work on Protected Areas. The map below shows the coverage of protected areas around the world as reported by the World Database on Protected Areas and accessed through the Millennium Development Goals Database. The bar chart below the map shows progress on major goals of the Programme of Work on Protected Areas, based on best available information from over 100 countries. Data sources included the 4th national reports, as well as a series of CBD regional workshops, in which countries provided detailed status reports on their implementation of the Programme of Work. Available national implementation reports are accessible below the bar chart through a link to individual country profiles highlighting implementation progress and success. Data on this page will be updated automatically as countries provide additional reporting information.



Global summary of PoWPA implementation

4 - Activity completed
3 - Significant progress, nearly complete
2 - Activity fully underway
1 - Just started, limited progress
0 - Not yet begun, no progress

756102 km² 12.9% 6.3% 11.9%
total earth protected terrestrial area protected territorial waters protected terrestrial area and territorial waters protected
Source: WDPA

View National Implementation Reports

Disclaimer: The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on maps, graphics and publications do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the United Nations. For more information please see: pp www.protectedplanet.net


Africa

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Asia

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Republic of Korea
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Viet Nam

Australia and Oceania

  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Niue
  • Palau
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu

Caribbean

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Cuba
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Grenada
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago

Central America

  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama

Europe

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Middle East

  • Bahrain
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen

North America

  • Mexico

South America

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Guyana
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Suriname
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme