Politics

NBSAP

Ausgeschrieben: 
National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan
Beschreibung: 
The principal instruments for implementing the Convention (on Biological Diversity) at the national level (Article 6). The Convention requires countries to prepare a national biodiversity strategy (or equivalent instrument) and to ensure that this strategy is mainstreamed into the planning and activities of all those sectors whose activities can have an impact (positive and negative) on biodiversity.
URL: 
http://www.cbd.int/nbsap/
Übersetzung: 
nationale Biodiversitäts-Strategie und Aktionsplan
Dachorganisation: 
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

POA

Ausgeschrieben: 
Plan of Action
Beschreibung: 
Übersetzung: 
Aktionsplan

ILC

Ausgeschrieben: 
Indigenous and Local Communities
Beschreibung: 
In their capacity as traditional knowledge holders, indigenous and local communities (ILC) are an important stakeholder group. Not only does the co-evolution of biological and cultural systems highlight the inseparability of traditional knowledge and genetic resources, but numerous examples also effectively show that traditional knowledge often provides the lead to genetic resources with specific properties that are subsequently exploited for commercial ends.
Übersetzung: 
Indigene und örtliche Gemeinschaften

GTF

Ausgeschrieben: 
Gender Task Force
Beschreibung: 
The Gender Task Force (GTF) is a South East European regional initiative born out of an Appeal to the participants of the Stability Pact for SEE in Sarajevo in 1999. Since 2001. GTF established its Regional Center for Gender Equality in Zagreb.
URL: 
http://www.gtf.hr/en/home/
Übersetzung: 
Genderarbeitsgruppe
Dachorganisation: 
Stability Pact for South-Eastern Europe (SEE)

CEDAW

Ausgeschrieben: 
Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Beschreibung: 
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), adopted in 1979 by the UN General Assembly, is often described as an international bill of rights for women. Consisting of a preamble and 30 articles, it defines what constitutes discrimination against women and sets up an agenda for national action to end such discrimination.
URL: 
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/cedaw/cedaw.htm
Übersetzung: 
Das Übereinkommen über die Beseitigung jeder Form von Diskriminierung der Frau
Dachorganisation: 
UN

BMWi

Ausgeschrieben: 
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie
Beschreibung: 
The central concern of economic policy and thus of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour is to lay the foundations for economic prosperity in Germany spread broadly throughout the population. Derived from this overriding interest are various objectives that stand as guides for economic policy measures.
URL: 
http://www.bmwi.de/DE/root.html
Übersetzung: 
Federal Ministry for Economy and Technology

WWAP

Ausgeschrieben: 
World Water Assessment Programme
Beschreibung: 
Hosted and led by UNESCO, the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) coordinates the work of 28 UN-Water members and partners in the World Water Development Report (WWDR). This key UN Water report is an annual review providing an authoritative picture of the state, use and management of the world’s freshwater resources. In addition to coordinating this significant UN report, WWAP monitors freshwater issues in order to provide recommendations, develop case studies, enhance assessment capacity at a national level and inform the decision-making process. WWAP seeks to equip water managers and key decision-makers with the information, data, tools and skills necessary to enable them to effectively participate in the development of policies. <br />
URL: 
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/environment/water/wwap/
Dachorganisation: 
UNESCO

WISM - GPA

Ausgeschrieben: 
World Information Sharing Mechanism for the Global Plan of Action for PGRFA
Beschreibung: 
WISM-GPA, the world information sharing mechanism on the implementation of the Global Plan of Action (GPA) for plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA), provides access to National Mechanisms' portals and databases on conservation and sustainable use of PGRFA, established by 75 countries worldwide with the participation and contribution of more than 1,150 public institutions, non-governmental and private organizations, including farmers' associations, from the PGRFA world community that, day by day, conserve, monitor, multiply, improve, exchange and make available these resources essential to our and our planet's life.
URL: 
http://www.pgrfa.org/gpa/selectcountry.jspx

WIEWS

Ausgeschrieben: 
World Information and Early Warning System (WIEWS) on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA)
Beschreibung: 
The World Information and Early Warning System (WIEWS ) on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (PGRFA), has been established by FAO, as a world-wide dynamic mechanism to foster information exchange among Member Countries and as an instrument for the periodic assessment of the State of the World's PGRFA.
URL: 
http://apps3.fao.org/wiews/wiews.jsp
Dachorganisation: 
FAO

VME

Ausgeschrieben: 
Vulnerable Marine Ecosystem
Beschreibung: 
Vulnerable marine ecosystem: any marine ecosystem whose integrity is threatened by significant adverse impacts resulting from physical contact with bottom gears in the normal course of fishing operations, including, inter alia, reefs, seamounts, hydrothermal vents, cold water corals or cold water sponge beds. The most vulnerable ecosystems are those that are easily disturbed and in addition are very slow to recover, or may never recover.
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