WCC 2016 Res 002 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales ( FARN ) / Argentina
Canadian Museum of Nature / Canada
Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences ( BC, CAS ) / China
Centre d`Etude de l`Environnement et du Développement au Cameroun ( CEDC ) / Cameroon
Zoologisk Have København ( CZ ) / Denmark
Centro para la Conservación y Ecodesarrollo de la Bahía de Samaná y su Entorno ( CEBSE ) / Dominican Republic
Caucasus Environmental NGO Network ( CENN ) / Georgia
Al Shouf Cedar Society ( ACS ) / Lebanon
Reforestamos México A.C. ( RM ) / Mexico
Endangered Wildlife Trust ( EWT ) / South Africa
IUCN Commissions: 
No Commissions are/have been involved
IUCN Secretariat: 
Yes
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
IUCN Council. The above IUCN Members participate in the work of the IUCN Global Group for National and Regional Committee Development as Chairs or Secretaries of a number of IUCN Regional Committees. Therefore the amount of IUCN Members involved are actually much higher. See attachment for details on GG membership.
Implementation
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Capacity-building
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Policy influencing/advocacy
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
The Global Groups Terms of Reference were approved by IUCN Council. Overall the Global Group has achieved 100% representation from across all IUCN Regions and includes representatives from Secretariat and IUCN Council. The Global Group is now firmly established and and participants actively engaged.
In 2017 the IUCN Global Group met 5 times. The minutes of these meetings are linked to below.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
None.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Both online and face-to-face meetings will contribute to driving the implementation of this Resolution forward. In addition a global directory of National and Regional Committee contacts is to be published in 2018.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
On-going: implementation consisting of repetitive, recurrent action (attending meetings, reporting, etc.)
Additional information
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes