In decision 15/6
, Parties are requested to submit their seventh national report by 28 February 2026
and their eighth national report by 30 June 2029
, to enable the preparation of the global reviews, as per Article 26 of the Convention, using the template provided in annex II
, recognizing the specific challenges faced by developing country Parties in preparing and submitting their national reports in a timely manner, and the need for enhanced international cooperation to support them accordingly.
Parties are also requested to use the monitoring framework of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, adopted in decision 15/5
, in their national reports, and supplemented, as appropriate, by optional component and complementary indicators also included therein and other national indicators.
Activities are currently being undertaken by the Secretariat to update the online reporting tool
located on the CBD Clearing-House Mechanism to support online submission of national targets, due by 2016, and of the seventh and eighth national reports due respectively in 2026 and 2029.
Data Reporting Tool for MEAs (DaRT)
DaRT is the first tool supporting Parties to effectively use synergies
in the field of knowledge and information management
for national reporting to biodiversity-related conventions. DaRT is being developed by UNEP, with the support of SCBD, and was endorsed by the InforMEA Initiative which brings together MEAs. It is financially supported by the European Union and Switzerland. Click here
for further details. See also SBI-3 information document
prepared on DaRT.
The Bioland Tool is a turnkey solution that can be used by all countries, no matter what capacity constraints they are faced with, to establish a basic operational national CHM website which, among other things, can effectively facilitate NBSAP implementation
. This turnkey solution uses the Drupal content management system (CMS) and is available at no cost to countries. Click here
to see a demonstration of the Bioland Tool. Countries interested in making use of the Bioland Tool should contact the CBD Secretariat at email@example.com
In accordance with decision XIII/27, the 6NR was due 31 December 2018. Parties are strongly encouraged to use the 6NR online reporting tool, available on the Clearing-House Mechanism, to prepare and submit their 6NR. In addition, documents and materials for preparing the 6NR are accessible on the 6NR Information Portal. A User Manual for the 6NR online reporting tool is also available on this Portal.
The 6NRs that have been submitted using the online reporting tool
are accessible on the Clearing-House Mechanism
Those submitted offline
are accessible below: