Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP)

Programme mondial sur les espèces envahissantes

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1997, following 1st International Meeting on Invasive Alien Species, organized by United Nations (UN) and the Government of Norway. GISP Phase I (1997-2000); GISP Phase II commenced Sep 2000. Constituted as an independent legal entity, 2005, with 4 Founding Members: CABI; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN); TNC and the South African National Biodiversity Institute (Host member). Closed end 2010.


Conserve biodiversity and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien species.

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Major projects: Capacity building and awareness-raising in developing countries; invasive species in the marine environment; promoting prevention; economic impacts of IAS; development of an IAS Indicator for the 2010 Biodiversity Target; implementation of Target 10 of the GSPC; development of a Joint Global Work Plan on Invasive Species. Organizes workshops.


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Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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  • Biosciences
    • Evolution and Species



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