Iran (Islamic Republic of)

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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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 2 - Activity fully underway 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1
2.1: To promote equity and benefit-sharing 2 - Activity fully underway 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 2 - Activity fully underway 2
3.1: Progress in assessing the contribution of protected areas to local and national economies 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
3.2: To build capacity for the planning, establishment and management of protected areas 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 2
3.3: To develop, apply and transfer appropriate technologies for protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.4: To ensure financial sustainability of protected areas and national and regional systems of protected areas 2 - Activity fully underway 1
3.5: To strengthen communication, education and public awareness 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 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 2 - Activity fully underway 1
4.4: To ensure that scientific knowledge contributes to the establishment and effectiveness of protected areas and protected area systems 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
Progress in marine protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
3
steps
13
timeframe
2012 - 2020
cost
$60,550,000

Effective PA management system
2008 - 2020 $60,350,000
2016 $20,000,000 1.1) development of all PA business plan with new TOR, emphesising the governance type, benefit sharing with local communities and climate change
2020 $40,000,000 1.2) implementation of PA business plan (zoning, restoration,…)
2020 1.3) development and implementation of trans-boundary PAs
2020 $300,000 1.4) strengthening the monitoring and assessment of PAs
2015 $50,000 1.5) Updating of national legislation
Development and implementation of sustainable financial strategy
2008 - 2020
2020 2.1) Benefit sharing, involving local communities
2013 2.2) development of SFS
2016 2.3) establishing the new mechanism for revenue generation such as trust funds, private investment, tax and tariffs
2016 2.4) Streamlining the PA economical valuation in sub-national and national budget planning
Capacity-building
2008 - 2020 $200,000
2014 $50,000 3.1) Capacity gap assessment
2016 $50,000 3.2) DoE staff training
2016 $50,000 3.3) main stakeholders
2016 $50,000 3.4) education, communication and awareness raising

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