1 November 2023
- The updated Online Reporting Tool
for the submission of national targets
, due by COP-16, is ready for use. Details are provided in notification 2023-117
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, supplemented, as appropriate, by optional component and complementary indicators also included therein and other national indicators.
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
The 6NRs that were submitted using the online reporting tool
are accessible on the Clearing-House Mechanism
Those submitted offline
are accessible below: