The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

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 2 - Activity fully underway 1
1.4: To substantially improve site-based protected area planning and management 1 - Just started, limited progress 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 0 - Not yet begun, no 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 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 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 2 - Activity fully underway 2
4.1: To develop and adopt minimum standards and best practices for national and regional protected area systems 1 - Just started, limited progress 1
4.2: To evaluate and improve the effectiveness of protected areas management 2 - Activity fully underway 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 3 - Significant progress, nearly complete 1
Progress in incorporating climate change aspects into protected areas 1 - Just started, limited progress 1

Priority Actions

countries
1
actions
3
steps
8
timeframe
2012 - 2017
cost
$3,000,000

Integrating protected areas into broader landscapes and sectors so as to maintain ecological structure and function
2012 - 2015 $1,500,000
2014 $100,000 1.1) Establishment of a National Representative Network of protected areas
2015 $400,000 1.2) Extension of the system of protected areas
2016 $1,000,000 1.3) Establish a coherent Ecological Network in accordance with EU criteria (Natura 2000)
Strengthening effectiveness of protected areas management
2012 - 2017 $600,000
2015 $500,000 2.1) Preparing management plans for protected areas
2017 $100,000 2.2) Strengthening of capacity for the planning and management of protected areas
Improvement of the system of protected areas with regard mitigation of negative climate change impacts
2012 - 2015 $900,000
2013 $300,000 3.1) Assessment of ecosystems fragmentation in the Republic of Macedonia as a tool for understanding of obstacles for adaptation of ecosystems against global climate change
2014 $300,000 3.2) Definition of possible routes (bio-corridors) for movement and migration of threatened plant and animal species by the climate change
2015 $300,000 3.3) Establishing protected areas of category V and VI on the previously defined corridors

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme