Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP)

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2004, as 2010 Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (2010 BIP), when Conference of Parties (COP 7) of T-XT9211 - Convention on Biological Diversity (Biodiversity convention) adopted a framework recommending the use of indicators (Decision VII/30) and requested its scientific advisory body to work further on these with a specially created expert group, called Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG). COP 8 further elaborated this framework in 2006 and acknowledged establishment of the Partnership listed under current title, 2007. Since 2007, has been mandated by several COP Decisions to support the identification and development of indicators for current Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020.


Further develop and promote indicators for the consistent monitoring and assessment of biodiversity.


Steering Committee, including indicator users, providers and supporters: T-XT9211 - Convention on Biological Diversity (Biodiversity convention); T-XT7109 - Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Convention on Wetlands); E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC); F-XF2419 - European Environment Agency (EEA); B-XB0971 - FAO; F-XJ8501 - Forest Peoples Programme (FPP); F-XJ3320 - Global Footprint Network; F-XM0470 - Group on Earth Observations (GEO); E-XM3233 - Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES); A-XA2654 - International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN); G-XJ3872 - NatureServe; C-XD7845 - PEFC Council; T-XT9461 - United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD); E-XE4161 - UNEP; UN Statistics Division (UNSD); government representatives from China, Switzerland and Grenada.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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