Biodiversity Strategy of the Republic of Serbia for the period 2011 – 2018
The Republic of Serbia recognizes and supports global strategic goals for biodiversity – “Aichi targets”, adopted during the Conference of the Parties of the Convention in Nagoya in October 2010. Through the strategic framework
of this document, goals will be defined at the country level in line with national needs and possibilities.
The legal basis for adoption of the Biodiversity Strategy in the Republic of Serbia is the Law on Government, in accordance with the Law on Ratification of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
The Strategy is being adopted for a period of seven years (2011-2018), while activities are defined as: short-term, with an implementation period of 1-3 years, medium-term of 3-5 years, long-term, 5-7 years, and continually.
The Strategy’s development was initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Funds for the development of the Strategy were provided by the Global Environment Fund (GEF) through UNDP as an implementing agency.