Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)

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History

1985, with the title International Working Group on Taxonomic Databases for Plant Sciences. Subsequently expanded to include all biological disciplines, when adopted title International Working Group on Taxonomic Databases. Listed title above is working title. Functions as, and also known as IUBS Commission on Taxonomic Databases. Constituted as an association. Registered in the State of California (USA).

Aims

Develop standards for exchange of biological/biodiversity data.

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Activities

Events/meetings; standards/guidelines; knowledge management/information dissemination.

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Languages

English.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Information Services

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Members

Members in 15 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

D2824

Last News Received

8. Mar 2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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