UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre It all began with... 1959 Mandate: 1959 UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) 1962: UN List of National Parks and Equivalent Reserves...for their contribution to the inspiration, culture and welfare of mankind, valuable for ecological and scientific reasons... and also...for future preservation of fauna and flora... 12 editions: last 2003
Evolution 2003 mandate UNEP Governing Council UNWP-WCMC’s & WDPA PA for global conservation Monitor commitment & protection
UN List 2003 2003: UN List of Protected Areas All protected areas From list to shapefile
UN List 2012 Process launched in Nagoya, CBD COP 10 UN List launched in UNCED Rio+20 2012 Cost 2,2 million USD Raised 700,000 USD
Process Investing in QualityPromoting the ideaIdentifying authoritiesCollecting dataHelping people and nature
List of PA Standards Process Collaborative action Reporting Capacity building Output
Uses Analysis/ Indicators M. E. Standards & IUCN cat Conservation Planning and more...
UN MDGs Report 2010 HDR Sustainable Development Indicators GBO 3 PA Coverage and Overlay indicators Indicators Protected Areas Year 1,0001962 40,0001980 >100,0002003 >140,0002010 Global Protection Percentage Terrestrial11.6 Marine6.3 BY: United Nations Statistics Division United Nations Development Programme United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Biodiversity (SCBD) 2010 Biodiversity indicators Partnership (2010 BIP)