WCC 2016 Res 086 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Secretariat
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystems Management 2017-2020 (CEM)
IUCN Commission on Education and Communication 2017-2020 (CEC)
IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy 2017-2020 (CEESP)
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2017-2020 (SSC)
IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law 2017-2020 (WCEL)
IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas 2017-2020 (WCPA)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingEstablishment of IUCN Synthetic Biology and Biodiversity Conservation Task Force, and appointment of its Chair, under the authority of all six IUCN Commissions and the IUCN DGOn-going
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
Taskforce established; its first meetings, and delivery of the mandated assessment, planned for 2018
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Importance of coordination and synergy with other ongoing processes on synthetic biology and biodiversity conservation eg CBD AHTEGs
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Policy influencing/advocacyDevelopment of draft IUCN policy, Union-wide consultation on this eg at the 2019 Regional Conservation Fora, submission of final draft to Council and thence to 2020 WCC
Scientific/technical activitiesDrafting, Union-wide & public peer review, revision, and publication of the mandated assessment