Scaling up wetland conservation and restoration to deliver the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework: Guidance on including wetlands in NBSAPs

Guidance on including wetlands in National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plans (NBSAPs) to boost biodiversity and halt wetland loss and degradation.

This Technical Report was prepared by the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) of the Convention on Wetlands, as a high priority task of the STRP work plan 2023-2025 (Task 5.2) in response to Resolution XIV.6, Enhancing the Convention’s visibility and synergies with other multilateral environmental agreements and other international institutions and Resolution XIV.14, Future implementation of scientific and technical aspects of the Convention for 2023-2025. This Technical Report demonstrates the critical role of wetlands in delivering multiple goals and targets of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (KM-GBF) and provides guidance for how wetlands should be included within National Biodiversity Strategies and Actions Plans (NBSAPs).