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WCC 2016 Rec 111 - 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: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
This Recommendation was directed to national governments, including of course all IUCN State and Government Agency Members
Indicate which actions have been carried out to implement this Resolution : 
Convene stakeholders/Networking
Education/Communication/Raising awareness
Policy influencing/advocacy
Scientific/technical activities
Describe the results/achievements of the actions taken: 
The major commitment by national governments to "Increase resources for biodiversity conservation research" is through Strategic Goal E of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, and in particularly Aichi Target 19 "By 2020, knowledge, the science base and technologies relating to biodiversity, its values, functioning, status and trends, and the consequences of its loss, are improved, widely shared and transferred, and applied" (https://www.cbd.int/sp/targets/#GoalE).
What challenges/obstacles have been encountered in the implementation of this Resolution and how were they overcome : 
No clear mechanism for reporting on progress towards the Recommendation.
Briefly describe what future actions are needed for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Ensuring the continuation of efforts to "Increase resources for biodiversity conservation research" into the post-2020 biodiversity framework; discussions on this are underway through the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Are these actions planned for yet: 
Status of implementation
Status of implementation for this Resolution: 
On-going: implementation consisting of repetitive, recurrent action (attending meetings, reporting, etc.)
Additional information