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Sweden - National Targets

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The national targets (or equivalent) presented in this database are taken from the NBSAPs received since COP-10, fifth national reports or from documents submitted separately. The mapping of national targets to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets by the Party concerned is indicated in the last column “Related Aichi Target(s)”. All Parties are encouraged to undertake this mapping exercise and to submit this information to SCBD for incorporation in this database.

Reference Target Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
Milestone target on ecosystem services and resilience The milestone target regarding ecosystem services and resilience means that important ecosystem services and factors that affect their maintenance are to be identified and systematised by 2013. 2, 14, 15, 19
Milestone target on the importance of biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services The milestone target regarding the importance of biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services means that, by 2018, the importance of biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services are to be generally known and integrated into economic positions, political considerations and other decisions in society where it is relevant and reasonable to do so. 1, 2, 3, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20
Milestone target on threatened species and habitat types The milestone target regarding threatened species and habitat types means that action plans to achieve favourable conservation status for those threatened species and habitat types that cannot be safeguarded through ongoing measures for sustainable use of land and water and existing site protection are to be implemented, or in the process of being implemented, by 2015. 5, 12
Milestone target on invasive alien species The milestone target regarding invasive alien species means that the impact of invasive alien species in Sweden as regards biodiversity, and their socio-economic impact on health etc., are to be assessed and prioritised measures to control them are to be initiated by 2015. 9
Milestone target on knowledge about genetic diversity The milestone target regarding knowledge about genetic diversity means that mapping and monitoring of genetic diversity are to be initiated by 2015. 13, 19
Milestone target on a holistic approach to the use of land The milestone target on a holistic approach to the use of land is that coordination in central government administration has been strengthened by 2016 so that the holistic approach to the use of land has increased. 7, 14
Milestone target on the protection of land areas, freshwater areas and marine areas The milestone target on the protection of land areas, freshwater areas and marine areas is that at least 20 per cent of Sweden's land and freshwater areas, and 10 per cent of Sweden's marine areas, by 2020 contribute to achieving national and international biodiversity targets. 5, 7, 11, 15
Milestone target on environmental consideration in forestry The milestone target on environmental consideration in forestry is that by 2015 the expectations of society on environmental considerations in forestry are clarified and known to the forestry industry so that they can be applied in practice. 5, 7
Milestone target on varied forestry The milestone target on varied forestry is that provisions have been clarified so that by 2015 there are good conditions for varied forestry. 5, 7
Milestone target on a dialogue process in a national forestry programme The milestone target on a dialogue process in a national forestry programme is that an open dialogue with stakeholders in forests and their value chain has been established by 1 July 2015. 7

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