Below is a table with submissions recieved to date from Parties and organizations for the CBD in-depth review on IAS for consideration at COP 9. Click on the file name to access the original file in PDF format. Countries that provided information under the European Commission's joint submission are listed in a separate table, and organizations are listed below individual Party submissions.
||Summary of implementation status and future directions for CBD provisions, including legislative measures and national policies; management; assessment; economic instruments; provision of resources; communication, education and public awareness; and cooperation.
||Summary of Canada’s response to the risk of IAS
||Summary of past and current key achievements of Canadian federal departments in preventing, detecting and/or managing IAS.
-Environment Canada’s IAS page
-Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)
-Centre of Expertise for Aquatic Risk Assessment (CEARA)
-Action Plan for Invasive Alien Terrestrial Plants and Plant Pests
||Informe de Chile a la CBD para el processo de révision a fondo sobre especies exoticas invasoras
||Available only in Spanish
||-North and Central European information system on alien species (NOBANIS)
|Colombia - Instituto Humboltd
||Información sobre los temas relacionados a especies invasoras de Instituto Humboltd
||Available only in Spanish
||-Listado preliminar de especies de plantas invasoras en Colombia
-Base de datos de Insituto Humboltd
||Danish action plan on IAS
||Summary of the preparation and development of a national action plan on IAS to be launched in 2008.
||Submission from the Institute of Biodiversity Conservation
||Summary of the project titled “Removing Barriers to Invasive Plant Management in Africa”, run by the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research.
||-Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research
||FIJI submission for the in-depth review on IAS by the CBD
||Includes priorities for work, in which the Pacific Invasives Learning Network (PILN) and its teams will be involved, as well as areas requiring for future action.
||Towards a Weed Risk Assessment (WRA) for the Italian peninsula
Colture a scopo energetico e ambiente. Sostenibilità, diversità e conservazione del territorio
|Paper on development of a WRA for Italy as a method for pre-entry screening for vascular plants.
Available only in Italian
||Japan’s submission on its views and experiences for the in-depth review of work on IAS
||Review of legislative measures, national policies, management, communication, education and public awareness for IAS work
||-Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan
||Views and experiences for the in dept review of work on IAS
||Summary of national legislative measures and polices, management, assessment, communication and cooperation for IAS issues
||Painted apple moth
Red imported fire ants
Australian subterranean termites
|Case studies as examples of New Zealand's experience in managing new IAS incursions.
||-Biosecurity New Zealand
||Pacific input into CBD in-depth review on IAS
||Joint submission from the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), the Pacific Invasives Initiative (PII), the Pacific Invasives Learning Network (PILN) and their partners working cooperatively on the Pacific Regional Invasive Species Strategy.
||Palau National Invasive Species Committee (NISC) Annual Report 2006
Palau NISC Action Plan 2007-2010
Palau National Invasive Species Strategy
Operation Counter-Invasion: Interim Implementation Plan for the Palau National Invasive Species Strategy
|Second annual NISC report summarizing recent work and accomplishments of the NISC.
Definition of the role of the NISC and strategies to accomplish the goals and objectives of the National Invasive Species Strategy.
Goals and objectives of the National Invasive Species Strategy, and roles and responsibilities to acheive the targets.
Summary report of progress on several components of "Operation Counter-Invasion" (until July 31, 2007).
|-Palau’s biodiversity website
||Submission from the Department of Natural Resources, Philippines
||Summary of legislative measures and activities to improve prevention, eradication and/or control of IAS.
||-Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau
||Views and experiences for the in-depth review of work on IAS in Poland
Supplement to 3rd National Report Questionaire
|Supplement the Third National Report submitted to the CBD: IAS-related work in Poland between November 2006 and November 2007.
IAS-related views and experiences in Poland between May 2005 and November 2006 following the structure of the 3rd National Report.
|-Alien Species in Poland database
-North European and Baltic Network on Invasive Species
-Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
-Assessing Large-scale Risks with tested Methods
||Information submitted by Switzerland
||Summary of legislative measures and national policies regarding IAS, overview of the assessment of IAS in Switzerland, presentation of economic instruments, resources, communication, education ad public awareness.
||Experience in addressing IAS from Thailand: Legislative measures and national policy
||Summary of recent updates to leglative measures and national policy regarding IAS.
||Views and experiences on the management of IAS
||Summary of progress of implementation of relevant CBD decisions and way forward.
|United States of America
||U.S. submission to the CBD in-depth review on IAS
||Summarizes U.S. efforts to improve implementation of IAS control through strengthening national authority, coordination of national management and enforcement, improving technical capacity, and promoting international cooperation and information sharing as a comprehensive strategy for battling IAS globally.
||Views and experiences for the in-depth review of work on IAS in Zambia
||Summary of the contribution of the GEF project “Removing Barriers to Invasive Plant Management in Africa” (RBIPMA) to the implementation of the CBD with regards to IAS prevention, control and management.