This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Description/achievement of initiative
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.
Source: Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Republic of Serbia
The Biodiversity Strategy and its Action Plan are in full accordance with the Serbian National Sustainable Development Strategy, which envisages the achieving of the level of allocation for environmental protection at 1.5% of GDP by 2014, whereas this allocation for environmental protection is set at 2.5% in 2017, which corresponds to the level of investment in environmental protection by new EU member states from central Europe during the pre-accession period. The Action Plan of the Biodiversity Strategy of the Republic of Serbia for the period 2011 - 2018 contains activities, responsible institutions and timeframes, as well as potential source of financial resources for implementation of the Strategy.