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Slovakia - 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
Target A.1 Stop the deterioration of the status of all species and habitats, especially those covered by EU legislation and achieve a significant and measurable improvement in their condition. 11, 12
Target A.2 Ensure that both general public and professionals are aware of the importance of biodiversity and the steps towards its protection and sustainable use 1
Target B.3 By 2020, ensure the preservation of ecosystems and the enhancement of ecosystem services by means of green infrastructure and the restoration of at least 15% of degraded ecosystems. 5, 8, 10, 14, 15
Target C.4 By 2020, implement the measures of the Common Agricultural Policy that have positive effects on biodiversity at all cultivated areas so as to measurably improve the condition of species and habitat. 7, 13
Target C.5 Implement national programs of forest management so as to achieve a measurable improvement in the condition of species and habitats dependent on suitable forest environment and those, which are significantly affected by forestry practices, and to ensure a measurable improvement in the provision of ecosystem services in accordance with sustainable forestry practices as compared to the EU reference condition (2010) 5, 7
Target C.6 Ensure adequate protection for water and water- dependent habitats and species to achieve a good condition of aquatic ecosystems by 2020, and ensure that the development of aquaculture does not have adverse effects on aquatic species and ecosystems. 5, 6, 7
Target D.7 Ensure the reduction of negative effects of invasive species on biodiversity and ecosystems in Slovakia by 2020. 9
Target E.8 Reduce the intensity of negative factors affecting biodiversity; finalize, for this purpose, an effective legal framework and tools ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, and ensure fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from the utilization of genetic resources. 2, 3, 4, 16
Target F.9 Engage a wide range of stakeholders and establish or re-establish partnerships to support the implementation of the national strategy for biodiversity; promote education, training, research and participation. 17, 19