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Croatia - Country Profile

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
Specific objective 1.1 Ensure a clear, harmonized and feasible legislative and institutional framework for the implementation of nature conservation mechanisms 4, 19
Specific objective 1.2 Design and establish a representative and functional network of areas significant for nature conservation 5, 11, 12, 13, 15, 19
Specific objective 1.3 Standardize management in nature protection and establish a performance monitoring system 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12
Specific objective 1.4 Develop co-operative management modalities and strengthen communication 1, 4
Specific objective 2.1 Ensure sustainable use of natural resources through sectoral planning documents 2, 3, 4, 7, 8
Specific objective 2.2 Strengthen the system for implementation of Ecological Network Impact Assessment 11
Specific objective 2.3 Ensure sustainable use of native wild species where their use is not regulated by special regulations 4, 6, 19
Specific objective 2.4 Protect genetic diversity and sustainably use genetic resources 12, 13, 16
Specific objective 2.5 Conserve unfragmented natural areas and restore the most threatened degraded habitats 5, 15
Specific objective 2.6 Establish management system for alien species, and implement measures for the prevention of introduction, spread and control of Invasive Alien Species 4, 9, 19
Specific objective 3.1 Strengthen institutional capacities in nature protection
Specific objective 3.2 Continue strengthening technical knowledge and skills for effective implementation of nature protection 3, 20
Specific objective 3.3 Increase financial sustainability of the nature protection system 3, 20
Specific objective 4.1 Increase the knowledge on the state of nature 1, 12, 19
Specific objective 4.2 Increase the availability of data on the state of nature 1, 19
Specific objective 4.3 Evaluate and map ecosystem and their services with the goals of assessing and improving their status 14, 15
Specific objective 5.1 Improve understanding and representation of nature-related topics and nature protection in the educational system and strengthen cooperation with the education sector 1, 19
Specific objective 5.2 Promote and implement informal education on nature protection 1, 19
Specific objective 5.3 Improve public information in order to raise awareness on nature and nature protection 1
Specific objective 5.4 Improve participation in decision-making directly or indirectly connected with nature protection 18