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WCC 2012 Res 040 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Secretariat
Period covered: 
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In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law 2013-2016 (WCEL)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2013-2016 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Capacity-buildingA capacity building workshop on the application of IUCN categories was implemented in Bahamas with the support of BIOPAMA. GPAP has supported a review on the application of PAs Management Categories in France implemented by the IUCN French Committee
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
PAs in Bahamas have been homologated to the IUCN Categories and reported to Protected Planet/WDPA.
A study on the application of IUCN Categories in France was concluded and is influencing national policies.
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
GPAP is promoting strong engagement of WCPA in supporting this work at regional and national level.
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingThe application of IUCN Categories is a key objective under the Strategic Framework for Capacity development adopted during the IUCN-World Parks Congress (Sydney, Australia, November 2014)