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11. January 18
Student illustrations: Biodiversity

In 2011 the International Convention on Biodiversity of United Nations (196 countries of the world who signed, inlcuding Bosnia and Herzegovina) declared the UN International decade on biodiversity 2011-2020. In order to raise awareness on the importance of biodiversity for Human activities and threat for many species around the world to disappear for ever. Species are threatened due to hunting, poaching, illegal trading, the habitat for these species are threatened.

In 2010, in Aichi Japan the convention on biodiversity decided that each country would need to establish National Biodiversity and Action Plans (NBSAP) for their own country following the Aichi

Targets described with the following goals:

  • Strategic Goal A: Address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss by mainstreaming biodiversity across government and society
  • Strategic Goal B: Reduce the direct pressures on biodiversity and promote sustainable use
  • Strategic Goal C: To improve the status of biodiversity by safeguarding ecosystems, species and genetic diversity
  • Strategic Goal D: Enhance the benefits to all from biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Strategic Goal E: Enhance implementation through participatory planning, knowledge management and capacity building