Goal 15

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15.9.1(a) Number of countries that have established national targets in accordance with or similar to Aichi Biodiversity Target 2 of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020 in their national biodiversity strategy and action plans and the progress reported towards these targets; and (b) integration of biodiversity into national accounting and reporting systems, defined as implementation of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting

The objective of this target is to ensure that the diverse values of biodiversity and opportunities derived from its conservation and sustainable use are recognized and reflected in all relevant public and private decision-making. Based on the commitment by Parties to the Conversion on Biological Diversity, this indicator is aiming at: 1)developing national targets using the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Targets, as a flexible framework; 2) reviewing , and as appropriate updating and revising their national biodiversity strategies and action plans, including by integrating their national targets into their national biodiversity strategies and action plans; 3) Monitoring and reviewing the implementation of their national biodiversity strategies and action plans in accordance with the Strategic Plan and their national targets and to report to the Conference of the Parties through their fifth and sixth national reports and any other means to be decided by the Conference of the Parties.

The methodology is described on pages 3-4 of this document. The metadata is available here.

Indicator work flow

Contact: Ludgarde Coppens