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Status on Key Actions


PoWPA Key Action Implementation Progress Global Average
1.1: To establish and strengthen national and regional systems of protected areas integrated into a global network as a contribution to globally agreed goals 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.2: To integrate protected areas into broader land- and seascapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.3: To establish and strengthen regional networks, transboundary protected areas (TBPAs) and collaboration between neighbouring protected areas across national boundaries 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 2 - Activity fully underway 2
1.5: To prevent and mitigate the negative impacts of key threats to protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
2.2: To enhance and secure involvement of indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders 2 - Activity fully underway 2
2.1: Progress in assessing protected area governance 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.1: To provide an enabling policy, institutional and socio-economic environment for protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 1 - Just started, limited progress 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.3: To assess and monitor protected area status and trends 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
Progress in marine protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
4
steps
8
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$550,000

Monitoring and Evaluation
2012 - 2020
Public Education and Stakeholder Engagement
2012 - 2020 $150,000
2012 Identify stakeholders in park and conservation areas
2012 $50,000 Development of a Public Awareness and Stakeholder engagement strategy
2012 $100,000 Implementation of Strategy- consultation and public awareness activities, awareness survey
Implementation of Enabling Legislation
2012 - 2020
2012 - 2020 Laying of Legislation in Parliament
Institutional Development and Sustainable Financing- Capacity Building of Park Management Agencies
2012 - 2020 $400,000
2012 - 2020 $100,000 Assess the capacity needs and gaps of existing park management agencies and the proposed MMA
2012 - 2020 $100,000 Development of recommendations for appropriate management structure and strengthening of identified agencies
2012 - 2020 $100,000 Assessment of Financial viability of existing parks
2012 - 2020 $100,000 Identify mechanisms for sustainable financing

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme