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IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN CEM Nature Based Solutions Thematic Group 2017-2020
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Commission on Ecosystems Management 2017-2020
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 Secretariat: 
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessThe IUCN definition of Nature-based Solutions (NbS) and the NbS principles have been presented in different international workshops and conferences, both by CEM/IUCN members or non IUCN related people. A publication on "Nature-based solutions to address global societal challenges" was published, explaining the IUCN NbS definition, presenting the different types of NbS, the societal challenges that NbS address, and presenting 10 case-studies, where NbS were successfully implemented. This publication is being used and has been cited 22 times in grey and scientific literature (as for 30/1/2018). A CEM/IUCN webpage was prepared focusing on NbS.On-going
Scientific/technical activitiesThe IUCN principles for Nature-based Solutions, as annexed in Resolution 069, are currently being further analysed and developed. The operational framework for implementing Nature-based Solutions is being developed, including the guidelines and standards.On-going
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
Scientific/technical activitiesContinue to further develop the operational framework for nature-based Solutions, including guidelines and standards to assess and implement NbS.
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