Country Profiles

Albania - Country Profile

The national targets (or equivalent) presented in this database are taken from the NBSAPs received since COP-10, fifth national reports or from documents submitted separately. The mapping of national targets to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets by the Party concerned is indicated in the last column “Related Aichi Target(s)”. All Parties are encouraged to undertake this mapping exercise and to submit this information to SCBD for incorporation in this database.

Reference Target Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
National Objective By 2020, to ensure approximation and implementation of EU acquis in the area of natural protection.
National Objective By the end of 2015, there should be a strategic document on biodiversity (DSPEP), revised and adopted – in line with target 17, Aichi; 17
National Objective By 2020, 17 % of terrestrial areas and 6% of marine and coastal areas to be designated as Protected Areas and to be managed in a sustainable integrated approach. Introduction of the ecological national network of Albania, as an integral part of the Pan European Ecological Network (PEEN) – in line with target 11 of Aichi; 11
National Objective Rehabilitation of at least 15 % of the degraded areas through conservation and restoration activities – in line with Aichi biodiversity targets – this will be attained through implementation of management plans for protected areas and through implementation of action plans for species, and especially for habitats;
National Objective More sustainable Agriculture and forestry activities in line with biodiversity objectives;
National Objective Implementation of Nagoya Protocol on access and sharing of genetic resources and profits from their use – in line with target 16 of Aichi; 16
National Objective Raising awareness on biodiversity - in line with target 1, Aichi. 1