WCC 2016 Res 044 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
No other Members are/have been involved
IUCN Commissions: 
No Commissions are/have been involved
IUCN Secretariat: 
No
Implementation
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Policy influencing/advocacy
Scientific/technical activities
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
Since the 2017 report, there has been progress on this resolution made by our membership especially by BNHS, WWF and others in documenting the faunal and floral diversity especially birds and providing policy guidance in targeted wetlands identified as national importance.

An global event to look forward to, is the upcoming 'Wetland and Migratory Waterbirds of the Asian Flyways' from 18 to 22 November 2019 (https://cwamwaf.in/conference/) being organized by BNHS and MoEFCC.
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
NA
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
IUCN has been approached by BNHS to be part of the 'Wetland and Migratory Waterbirds of the Asian Flyways' meeting. We will continue to engage the membership in India and where opportunities arise and funds are available, will also partner with them in implementation. IUCN India office is also exploring possibilities for developing joint proposals on the same with its membership.
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Initiated: first stages of implementation
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Yes