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WCC 2016 Res 059 - Progress Report

General information
IUCN Constituencies implementing this Resolution
IUCN Members: 
Fondation d'Entreprise Biotope pour la Biodiversité / France
The Nature Conservancy ( TNC ) / United States of America
Wildlife Conservation Society ( WCS ) / United States of America
International Association for Impact Assessment ( IAIA ) / United States of America
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2013-2016 (SSC)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
The Biodiversity Consultancy, Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Queensland, University of California Santa Barbara
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: 
IUCN and other organizations are part of the SNAPP Compensatory Conservation team (https://snappartnership.net/teams/compensatory-conservation/), further analyzing the role of Biodiversity Offsets. IUCN, along with The Biodiversity Consultancy, have generated an online database of national-level biodiversity offsets policy : https://portals.iucn.org/offsetpolicy/. This work has been presented at the Annual Conference of IAIA in Durban, South Africa, in 2018
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
Limited financial resources to dedicate Secretariat staff time to this work; a coordination cchallenge of supporting national-level policy engagement as this requires sustained presence and local-level capacity.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Project development and fundraising.
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
Initiated: first stages of implementation