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Contribution to the CBD Special Voluntary Trust Fund to support work on EBSAs, Marine Spatial Planning and the Sustainable Ocean Initiative.
by Sweden (Government)
The Swedish Government is contributing to the CBD Special Voluntary Trust Fund (BE) for Additional Voluntary Contributions in Support of Approved Activities for the period 2017-2020. The work in CBD on costal and marine biodiversity is important for the success of Goal 14 and Agenda 2030. Sweden has therefor committed to make a financial support to the work of the CBD on Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas, marine spatial planning and the Sustainable Ocean Initiative, in particular regarding sectorial integration.

The contribution from Swedish Government to the CBD Trust Fund (BE) will in particular support the implementation of SDG 14 in regard of:
- Participation from developing states at the expert workshop to develop options for modifying EBSA description and strengthening scientific credibility and implementation of Voluntary guidelines and other related work in EBSA
- Increased Capacity Building in the implementation of Marine Spatial planning
- Support to Sustainable Ocean Initiative for Capacity Building and Partnerships in particular regarding sectorial integration
Progress reports
June 2018
- Participation from developing states at the expert workshop to develop options for modifying EBSA description and strengthening scientific credibility and implementation of Voluntary guidelines and other related work in EBSA
June 2018
Increased Capacity Building in the implementation of Marine Spatial planning
June 2018
Support to Sustainable Ocean Initiative for Capacity Building and Partnerships
Other, please specify
4 Million SEK (approximately 400 000 USD)
Basic information
Time-frame: June 2017 - June 2018
Partners
The Secretariat of CBD
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Jorid Hammersland, Deputy Director, jorid.hammersland@gov.se, +4684054349
Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Stockholm, Sweden.
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