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www.countdown2010.net

Countdown 2010

Governments worldwide have promised to save biodiversity by 2010. While it is their responsibility to achieve this, they need the help of all stakeholders in this challenge. Countdown 2010 has united a network of almost 1,000 partners from all walks of life – including national, regional and local governments, businesses and civil society – working together towards the 2010 biodiversity target. …  

06 Oct 2009 | Project completed

Vashlovani Protected Area, Georgia

Assessment of Protected Area Management Effectiveness in the Southern Caucasus

The Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is a worldwide effort to reduce biodiversity loss at the global level. Its overall purpose is to support the establishment and maintenance of comprehensive representative and well-managed systems of Protected Areas, by 2010 for terrestrial and by 2012 for marine areas. To help implement the PoWPA, WWF is developing the 2012 Protected Areas Project (2012 PAP) which aims to contribute to the implementation of PoWPA in five Eco-regions of outstanding biodiversity value, including the Caucasus. As part of this project, IUCN POSC carried out a Management Effectiveness Assessment of Protected Areas (PA) in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. …  

12 Jan 2009 | Project completed
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Sava River in Croatia

Protection of Biodiversity of the Sava River Basin Floodplains

The Sava has the largest discharge of water to the Danube of any tributary and is the second largest by catchment area. It is shared by Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. The joint management arrangements will be a pilot example for the implementation of the European Union's Water Framework Directive. …  

25 Feb 2008 | Project completed
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European Green Belt

The Green Belt Initiative

The vision: „To create the backbone of an ecological network, running from the Barents to the Black Sea that is a global symbol for transboundary cooperation in nature conservation and sustainable development.“ …  

25 Feb 2008 | Project completed

Sailing to Barcelona

Sailing to Barcelona

Sailing to Barcelona is an initiative of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) which will provide an unprecedented push for coastal and marine conservation globally. As part of the 2008 IUCN World Conservation Congress, it will offer a neutral platform for its Members and partners to advance the protection of coastal and marine biodiversity. …  

22 Feb 2008 | Project completed
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TEMATEA - www.tematea.org

TEMATEA: Online Database of Environmental Conventions

Over the last decades, countries have adopted an increasing large number of regional and international environmental agreements, sometimes addressing overlapping issues. The online database TEMATEA provides a crosscutting analysis of these agreements, currently focusing on six priority issues for biodiversity. The modules identify and group corresponding requirements from different agreements.  

22 Feb 2008 | Project completed
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