Target 13: Priorities for effective conservation and management of migratory species, their habitats and migration systems have been included in the development and implementation of national biodiversity strategies and action plans, with reference where relevant to CMS agreements and action plans and their implementation bodies.


►    The CMS Capacity-building Strategy 2015-2023 includes:

13) CMS NFPs are encouraged to liaise with their CBD counterparts and to attend where possible NBSAP workshops to facilitate this integration process and to raise the profile of migratory species at such events; this can enable an additional path for CMS input into IPBES using NBSAPs as a tool to further increase the collaboration of economic and scientific factors in policy-making.encourages CMS National Focal Points to integrate migratory species in NBSAPs.


This is supported by the ►Manual for National Focal Points for CMS and its Instruments 2013 and the Guidelines on the integration of migratory species into National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs).