COP Decisions

Guidance to Parties

National action

  • Decision III/11 paragraph 15 (b), (c), (d)
    Conservation and sustainable use of agricultural biological diversity
  • Decision III/18 paragraphs 3,4
    Incentive measures
  • Decision IV/4 annex I, paragraph 9 (f), (m)
    Status and trends of the biological diversity of inland water ecosystems and options for conservation and sustainable use
  • Decision IV/10 A, paragraph 1(a), (c), (g), (h)
    Measures for implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Decision V/4 paragraph 13
    Progress report on the implementation of the programme of work for forest biological diversity
  • Decision V/6 annex, B, Principle 4; annex, C, paragraph 9
    Ecosystem approach
  • Decision V/11 paragraph 16
    Additional financial resources
  • Decision V/15 paragraph 6
    Incentive measures
  • Decision V/24 paragraph 4
    Sustainable use as a cross-cutting issue
  • Decision V/25 paragraph 4 (a), (d), (g)
    Biological diversity and tourism
  • Decision VI/15 paragraphs 3, 8; Annex II, paragraphs 5, 6, 9-10, 15-16, 19
    Incentive measures
  • Decision VI/16 paragraph 7b
    Additional financial resources
  • Decision VII/2 Annex B(d) & (g)
    The biological diversity of dry and sub-humid lands
  • Decision VII/4 Annex, Goal 2.3.1. (a) & (c); Goal 2.3.6. (d) & (e)
    Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
  • Decision VII/5 Annex, operational objective 3.4.(a)
    Marine and coastal biological diversity
  • Decision VII/11 Annex I, Table 1, Principle 4
    Ecosystem Approach
  • Decision VII/12 paragraph 2 (a); Annex II, paragraph 8(c); Principle 1, 3, 11, 12, 13
    Sustainable Use (Article 10)
  • Decision VII/13 paragraph 6 (f) & 7(h)
    Alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species (Article 8 (h))
  • Decision VII/14 Annex, paragraph 57 (k)
    Biological Diversity and Tourism
  • Decision VII/16 Annex C, paragraph 23, 24, Annex F
    Article 8(j) and related provisions
  • Decision VII/18 paragraphs 2, 4, 7
    Incentive Measures (Article 11)
  • Decision VII/27 Annex, activities 2.1.1 & 2.1.2
    Mountain biological diversity
  • Decision VII/28 Annex, activities 3.1.5, 3.1.6, 3.1.8 & 3.1.9
    Protected Areas (Articles 8 (A) to (E))
  • Decision VII/29 Annex, activity 3.2.6
    Transfer of technology and technology cooperation (Articles 16 to 19)
  • Decision VIII/25, paragraph 2
    Incentive measures: application of tools for valuation of biodiversity and biodiversity resources and functions
  • Decision VIII/26, paragraphs 3, 7
    Incentive measures: preparation for the in-depth review of the programme o f work on incentive measures

Information and case studies

  • Decision III/14 paragraphs 2, 3
    Implementation of Article 8 (j)
  • Decision IV/6 paragraph 6
    Agricultural biological diversity
  • Decision IV/10 C, paragraph 1 (f)
    Measures for implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Decision V/24 paragraph 7
    Sustainable use as a cross-cutting issue
  • Decision VI/15 paragraphs 5, 6; Annex II, paragraphs 2, 3, 7 (c), 19, 20, 21
    Incentive measures
  • Decision VII/4 Annex, Goal 2.3.2., Goal 2.3.6.(a)
    Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
  • Decision VII/5 operational objective 3.5.(c)
    Marine and coastal biological diversity
  • Decision VII/12 Annex II, principle 6
    Sustainable Use (Article 10)
  • Decision VII/16 Annex, A 4
    Article 8(j) and related provisions
  • Decision VII/18 paragraphs 6, 8
    Incentive Measures (Article 11)
  • Decision VIII/25, paragraphs 4, 5, 7(b), 10(a)
    Incentive measures: application of tools for valuation of biodiversity and biodiversity resources and functions

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