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WCC 2020 Res 034 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Wildlife Conservation Society ( WCS ) / United States of America
Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Inc. ( SFI ) / United States of America
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management 2021-2025 (CEM)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Policy influencing/advocacy
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
Resolution 034 calls for the inclusion of ecological integrity in the Global Biodiersity Framework aims and targets.
GOALS: Goal A The integrity, connectivity and resilience of all ecosystems are maintained, enhanced, or restored, substantially increasing the area of natural ecosystems by 2050;
TARGETS: Target 1, Target 2 and Target 12
DEFINITIONS. As part of the Targets definitions, there is a clear definition of High ecological integrity - Ecosystems can be generally considered to have integrity when their dominant ecological characteristics (e.g., elements of composition, structure, function and ecological processes) occur within their natural ranges of variation and can withstand and recover from most disturbances.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Ambiguity on the term "Integrity" has posed a significant challenge during negotiation, given possible difficulties for defining targets and measuring progress
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
The resolution is implemented, with CBD adoption of KUNMING-MONTREAL GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK
To ensure follow up of actions IUCN has created a special Task Force (Ecological Integrity Task force)
Also the CEM task force on Green Status of Ecosystem is very active developping framework will be recepient of results
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Completed: resolution/recommendation fully implemented.
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