WCC 2012 Res 027 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
Asia Regional Office
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Secretariat
Period covered: 
2015
Geographic scope: 
South and East Asia
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
I do not know
BirdLife International / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Wetlands International / The Netherlands
IUCN Commissions: 
I do not know
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2013-2016 (SSC)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Yes
Implementation
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
ActionDescription
Scientific/technical activitiesThe IUCN Asia Regional Office has been working jointly with the SSC in developing the Asia Species Action Partnership (ASAP) as a response to this Resolution. One of the priorities of ASAP is to identify critically endangered species and integrate required conservation actions into National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans.
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
As an example, IUCN ARO is currently working with the Government of Myanmar to integrate ASAP priorities into its NBSAP. In addition, IUCN Asia's role as the Regional Implementation Team for the Indo-Burma CEPF Eco-region also contributes to the implementation of the Resolution. There are also other initiatives of IUCN Asia including its work on supporting the Global Tiger Forum's tiger range states as well as the proposed illegal wildlife trade initiative, Wildlife for the Future which will contribute to the objectives of this Resolution
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
There are currently efforts underway to mobilise resources for supporting priority actions related to conservation of tropical Asia's species
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
FundraisingThe IUCN Asia regional office is working with the SSC, Global Species Programme and other IUCN members to mobilise resources for species specific actions as well as funding to support improved management of large ecosystems in the region