WCC 2012 Res 027 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
Asia Regional Office
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Secretariat
Period covered: 
2016
Geographic scope: 
South and East Asia
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
I do not know
IUCN Commissions: 
I do not know
IUCN Secretariat: 
Yes
Implementation
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
IUCN Asia Regional Office continues to work closely with the SSC in taking forward the implementation of this Resolution jointly through Asia Species Action Partnership. There have been exploratory discussions on establishing a Secretariat for this initiative based at the IUCN Asia Regional Office in Bangkok.

In addition to this, IUCN Asia region continues to support its State Members across Asia in the conservation of threatened species such as gyps vulture species conservation in South Asia, addressing illegal logging of the Siamese Rosewood species in Southeast Asia, conservation of cetacean species in South and Southeast Asia. In addition, IUCN's role as the Regional Implementation Team for the CEPF Indo-Burma Eco-region places it in an advantageous position to not only provide funds to CSOs and other non-governmental actors in conservation of critical ecosystems and their constituent species, but also has enabled IUCN to shape the strategic direction of the CEPF's objectives in the context of the Mekong region of Southeast Asia which is a priority for 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
FundraisingIUCN Asia Regional Office will continue to support the SSC in achieving the objectives of this Resolution