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Implementation of Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, including the Aichi Biodiversity Targets

In decision X/2, the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties calls upon countries to implement the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan for Biodiversity, including the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, with attention given to the activities listed below.

For further information related to implementation activities, refer to Section V (Implementation, Monitoring, Review and Evaluation) and Section VI (Support Mechanisms) of the Strategic Plan. These sections are also summarized under key elements of the plan.

  • Participation at all levels to foster the full and effective contributions of women, indigenous and local communities, civil-society organizations, the private sector and stakeholders from all other sectors
  • Development of national and regional targets, using the Strategic Plan and its Aichi targets as a flexible framework
  • Utilization of resources provided through the Strategy for Resource Mobilization
  • Review, revision and update of national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs) in line with the Strategic Plan
  • Integration of national targets into revised and updated NBSAPs, adopted as a policy instrument
  • Use of revised and updated NBSAPs as effective instruments for the integration of biodiversity targets into national development and poverty reduction policies and strategies, national accounting, as appropriate, economic sectors and spatial planning processes, by Government and the private sector at all levels
  • Monitoring and review of NBSAP implementation in accordance with the Strategic Plan and national targets, making use of the set of indicators developed for the Strategic Plan as a flexible framework
  • Reporting on progress achieved towards implementation of the Strategic Plan and Aichi Biodiversity Targets through the fifth national report due 31 March 2014
  • Supporting the updating of NBSAPs as effective instruments to promote the implementation of the Strategic Plan and mainstreaming of biodiversity at the national level, taking into account synergies among the biodiversity-related conventions in a manner consistent with their respective mandates
  • Noting the provisions of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and national legislation
  • Noting the findings of the study on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) and other relevant studies
  • Mainstreaming gender considerations
  • Provision of adequate, predicatable and timely financial support to developing country Parties, especially the least developed countries, small island developing States and the most environmentally vulnerable countries, as well as countries with economies in transition, through contributions from developed country Parties as well as through the Global Environment Facility

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme