Third National Report of Belgium
to the Convention on Biological Diversity


The final version of Belgium's Third National Report to the Convention on Biological Diversity is now available as Web pages, Word and PDF file formats.

 

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Third National Report - full text (without annexes)

Contents
A. REPORTING PARTY
Information on the preparation of the report
B. PRIORITY SETTING, TARGETS AND OBSTACLES 
Priority Setting 
2010 Target
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC)
Ecosystem Approach
C. ARTICLES OF THE CONVENTION
Article 5 - Cooperation
Article 6 - General measures for conservation and sustainable use
Article 7 - Identification and monitoring
Article 8 - In-situ conservation [Excluding paragraphs (a) to (e), (h) and (j)]
Programme of Work on Protected Areas (Article 8 (a) to (e))
Article 8(h) - Alien species
Article 8(j) - Traditional knowledge and related provisions
Article 9 - Ex-situ conservation
Article 10 - Sustainable use of components of biological diversity
Article 11 - Incentive measures
Article 12 - Research and training
Article 13 - Public education and awareness
Article 14 - Impact assessment and minimising adverse impacts
Article 15 - Access to genetic resources
Article 16 - Access to and transfer of technology
Article 17 - Exchange of information
Article 18 - Technical and scientific cooperation
Article 19 - Handling of biotechnology and distribution of its benefits
Article 20 - Financial resources
D. THEMATIC AREAS
Inland water ecosystems
Marine and coastal biological diversity
Agricultural biological diversity
Forest Biological Diversity
Biological diversity of dry and sub-humid lands
Mountain Biodiversity
E. OPERATIONS OF THE CONVENTION
F. COMMENTS ON THE FORMAT
Abbreviations and acronyms used throughout the report

 

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