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An inlet on Lake Skadar, Albania and Montenegro. Photo: Geert De Knijf

Out of the 167 freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas identified, mapped and validated throughout the Mediterranean region, 75 percent were found outside the boundaries of any pre-existing protected areas or other KBAs, according to the main results of an IUCN assessment revealed today at the IUCN...

A new tool, called Bioland is being developed by the Secretariat thanks to the support of the Japan Biodiversity Fund. The purpose of this tool is to overcome many of the barriers that Parties have been facing in the establishment of their national clearing-house mechanisms. The...

13 to 17 June 2016

The purpose of the workshop is to build capacity and provide guidance on how to establish and sustain effective national clearing‑house mechanisms (CHM), in line with decision X/15 and in support of the national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs).

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  • An inlet on Lake Skadar, Albania and Montenegro. Photo: Geert De Knijf
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    Out of the 167 freshwater Key Biodiversity Areas identified, mapped and validated throughout the Mediterranean region, 75 percent were found outside the boundaries of any pre-existing protected areas or other KBAs, according to the main results of an IUCN assessment revealed today at the IUCN World Parks Congress taking place in Sydney, Australia.

  • News

    A new tool, called Bioland is being developed by the Secretariat thanks to the support of the Japan Biodiversity Fund. The purpose of this tool is to overcome many of the barriers that Parties have been facing in the establishment of their national clearing-house mechanisms.

  • Event
    13 to 17 June 2016

    The purpose of the workshop is to build capacity and provide guidance on how to establish and sustain effective national clearing‑house mechanisms (CHM), in line with decision X/15 and in support of the national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs).

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