Milestones and Measures of Success Island Biodiversity // Milestones and Measures of Success Friday // 10.31.2008 Milestones and Measures of Success Milestones 2006 COP 8 adopts a strong CBD programme of work on island biodiversity with clear links between conservation, sustainable livelihoods and poverty reduction.At least five key countries commit to major island conservation initiatives that implement priority actions within the new CBD island programme of work.GEF provides a special window with appropriate access and implementation procedures for islands in its “Resource Allocation Framework”. For more information click here.Broad input from active island partners on the Global Island Partnership concept and priorities. 2007 At least five countries report high-impact results in island conservation, and these are publicized/shared widelyAt least 10 countries make new commitments to major island conservation initiatives that implement priority actions within the CBD island programme of work or related policies.Island exchanges facilitated to accelerate conservation progress on priority island issues.Strategic learning networks established or strengthened to rapidly strengthen capacity in at least two island regionsGlobal Island Partnership structure established. 2008 At least 5 countries report high-impact results on their island conservation commitments, and these are publicised/shared widely.At least 10 countries or organisations make new commitments to major island conservation initiatives that implement priority actions within the CBD Islands Programme of Work or related policies.At least 3 countries report significant progress on sustainable finance mechanisms to ensure long-term conservation.Island exchanges facilitated to accelerate conservation progress on priority island issues, as requested.Global Island Partnership structure established, funding secured and staff hired.GLISPA communications plan developed and at least 10 major media hits on island conservation issues/leaders.At least U.S.$25 million in new funds pledged to support Partner commitments, including $2 million for GLISPA coordination. Measures of Success 2010 At least 10 countries report high-impact results on their island conservation commitments, which are publicised/shared widely.Sustainable funding targets met by at least two initiatives, with significant GLISPA assistance.Efficient mechanisms, in place to help islands rapidly share solutions, technology, capacity and practices to address invasive species and sea level rise (e.g. exchanges, networks, database, etc).More than 50% of active GLISPA partners report significant benefits from participating in the Partnership.At least 20 major media hits on island issues/leaders and measurable change in perception of island ecosystem challenges and progress/achievements.At least one partnership with the private sector announced to address a major island challenge, such as sustainable tourism, fisheries, forestry, agriculture, waste management, coastal development, invasive species management, and protected areas.