JWCS has submitted a public comment on a draft report, titled “Inspection results on the implementation status of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan” called for by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment (MOE) The 516th measure regard to controlling the trade of rare wild species was assessed as “a+ already achieved”. We pointed out that its implementation is inadequate and demanded more efforts are still needed in terms. Full version PDF
At the invitation of the IUCN Japan Committee on May 17, 2019, an exchange of views was held between CBD officials from EU and EU member countries and the Japanese NGO. The theme is Post2020, the goal for the period after the Aichi Target on Biological Diversity. Post2020 is at the stage of involving various stakeholders and exchanging views, with the aim of being adopted by the Parties Conference to be held in China in 2020. This discussion meeting is one of the efforts.