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SDG Target 11.3

SDG Target 11.3

By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries

Mapping with 4th Ramsar Strategic Plan 2016-2024

Ramsar Target 1

Wetland benefits are featured in national/local policy strategies and plans relating to key sectors such as water, energy, mining, agriculture, tourism, urban development, infrastructure, industry, forestry, aquaculture, fisheries at the national and local level.

Baseline
  • 19% of Parties have made assessment of ecosystem services of Ramsar Sites. (National Reports to COP12).
  • 70% of Parties have included wetland issues within national strategies and planning processes such as water resource management and water efficiency plans. (National Reports to COP12).
  • 47% of Contracting Parties have included wetland issues within National Policies or measures on agriculture. (National Reports to COP12).
Indicator
  • % of Parties that have made assessment of ecosystem services of Ramsar Sites. (Data source: National Reports).
  • % of Parties that have included wetland issues within national strategies and planning processes such as water resource management and water efficiency plans. (Data source: National Reports).
  • % of Parties that have included wetland issues within National Policies or measures on agriculture. (Data source: National Reports).
Ramsar Target 16

Wetlands conservation and wise use are mainstreamed through communication, capacity development, education, participation and awareness.

Baseline

World Wetland Day

  • 89% of Parties have branded Word Wetlands Day activities. (National Reports to COP12).
  • In 2015 884 World Wetland Day activities or events reported to the Secretariat. (Data source: Ramsar Secretariat CEPA program)
  • In 2015, [379} internet references (in the press) to World Wetland Day activities. (Data source: Meltwater internet analysis).
  • In 2015, [58, 566} individual visits to the World Wetlands Day website. {Data source: worldwetlandsday.org website }.
  • In 2015 Social media links to World Wetland Day: 16,135,974 people reached in FaceBook . (Data source: https://www.facebook.com/RamsarConventionOnWetlands) .
  • 795 views of WWD message from Youtube channel (Data source Ramsar Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/RamsarConvention)
  • 292,100 reached in Twitter (Data source https://twitter.com/RamsarConv)

CEPA programmes

  • 80% of Parties with a) a governmental CEPA National Focal Point and 69% of Parties with b) a non-governmental National Focal Point. (Data source: Ramsar Secretariat Data Base and National Reports to COP12).
  • 27% of Parties have established national action plans for wetland CEPA. (National Reports to COP12).

Visitor centres

  • By COP12, 636 centres (visitor centres, interpretation centres, education centres) have been established in Ramsar sites. (National Reports to COP12).
  • By COP12, 309 centres established at other wetlands. (National Reports to COP12).
Indicator

World Wetland Day

  • % of Parties that have branded World Wetlands Day activities. (Data source: National Reports).
  • Number of World Wetland Day activities or events reported to the Secretariat. (Data source: Ramsar CEPA program).
  • Number of internet references to World Wetland Day activities. {Data source: internet analysis}.
  • Number of internet references to the Ramsar Convention. {Data source: internet analysis}.
  • Number of social media links to World Wetland Day. {Data source: social media analysis}.

CEPA programmes

  • % of Parties with a) a governmental CEPA National Focal Point and b) a non-governmental National Focal Point (Data source: National Reports).
  • % of Parties that have established national action plans for wetland CEPA. (Data source: National Reports).

Visitor centres

  • Number of centres (visitor centres, interpretation centres, education centres) have been established in Ramsar Sites. (Data source: National Reports).
  • Number of centres at other wetlands. (Data source: National Reports).

Possible further indicators that may be developed

  • {Indicator(s) related to whether and how wetland conservation and wise-use issues are included formal education programmes}
Ramsar Target 19

Capacity building for implementation of the Convention and the 4th Ramsar Strategic Plan 2016 – 2024 is enhanced.

Baseline
  • 20% of Parties have made and assessment of national and local training needs for the implementation of the Convention. (National Reports to COP12).
Indicator
  • % of Parties that have made an assessment of national and local training needs for the implementation of the Convention. (National Reports to COP12).

Mapping with CBD - Aichi Targets

Aichi Target 2

By 2020, at the latest, biodiversity values have been integrated into national and local development and poverty reduction strategies and planning processes and are being incorporated into national accounting, as appropriate, and reporting systems.

Aichi Target 4

By 2020, at the latest, Governments, business and stakeholders at all levels have taken steps to achieve or have implemented plans for sustainable production and consumption and have kept the impacts of use of natural resources well within safe ecological limits.

Aichi Target 14

By 2020, ecosystems that provide essential services, including services related to water, and contribute to health, livelihoods and well-being, are restored and safeguarded, taking into account the needs of women, indigenous and local communities, and the poor and vulnerable.