GEF Early Action Support Webinar Series – Webinar #6: Developing a Monitoring Action Plan and Identifying National Data and Monitoring System Needs

This sixth webinar of the GEF Global Biodiversity Framework Early Action Support Project aimed to support CBD Parties to develop plans for national monitoring systems as part of their revised National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) to implement the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF).

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 Languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian
Dates: 14 November 2023 (English). Click on your preferred language above to view the schedule in other languages.
Sessions: 2 sessions (English)
Commitment: 90 min


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This webinar supported CBD Parties to develop plans for national monitoring systems as part of their revised National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) to implement the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). 

The programme for the webinar included:

  • Introduction to the Monitoring Framework of the GBF (Decision 15/5), including its purpose, use for  national reporting, headline and other indicators, and plans for its development - CBD Secretariat
  • Introduction to guidance materials being developed to provide useful information and suggested steps for developing national monitoring system plans, including using headline indicators in the Monitoring Framework - UNEP-WCMC 
  • Facilitated discussion on developing national monitoring system plans, including planning to meet capacity needs for indicators and data.

Webinar objectives

This webinar: 

  • Oriented participants to the Monitoring Framework of the GBF and how it can be used to support national progress monitoring for the GBF.
  • Introduced the guidance materials and suggested steps for assessment of indicator needs and planning their development and monitoring systems as part of NBSAP revision, using Monitoring Framework headline indicators where possible.
  • Provided a space for Parties to share processes that they are exploring or have started to undertake for national monitoring system development.

Sessions

The webinar was offered in four languages: English, French, Spanish, and Russian. Webinar recordings will be available in the Course Content section on this page.

Webinar agenda

Length of the presentation  Presentation Presenter
10 min Welcome and Logistics
  • English 1: Philip Bubb
  • English 2: Philip Bubb
  • Spanish: Cassandra Llosa (UNDP)
  • French:  Maya Garnier (UNDP)
  • Russian: Alina Klimantovych (UNDP)
20 min Introduction to the Monitoring Framework of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework
  • English 1,2, SP, FR: Jillian Campbell (SCBD) 
  • Russian: Alexis Legigand (UNDP)
20 min Useful information and suggested steps for developing a national monitoring system plan
  • English 1: Philip Bubb (UNEP-WCMC)
  • English 2: Matea Vukelic (UNEP-WCMC)
  • Spanish: Roberto Correo (UNEP-WCMC)
  • French:  Justine Lancelin (UNEP-WCMC)
  • Russian: Alexis Legigand (UNDP)
20 min Q&A Session

All Participants

5 min Closing
  • English 1: Philip Bubb
  • English 2: Philip Bubb
  • Spanish: Cassandra Llosa (UNDP)
  • French:  Maya Garnier (UNDP)
  • Russian: Alina Klimantovych (UNDP)

Questions?

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Casandra Llosa at casandra.llosa@undp.org.

Not Enrolled
Stand-alone webinar

Course Includes

  • 2 Modules
  • 9 Activities

Meet the presenters for webinar session #6

Philip Bubb, Senior Programme Officer, UNEP-WCMC 

Philip has over twenty years’ experience supporting countries around the world to develop capacity for biodiversity indicators and information systems, and is technical lead for Component 2 of the EAS project.


Roberto Correa, Associate Programme Officer, UNEP-WCMC.

As part of the Nature Indicators focal initiative, Roberto supports projects related to monitoring and reporting for the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.


Justine Lancelin, Associate Programme Officer, Policy, UNEP-WCMC

Justine is involved in the Capacity Development for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Experts (CABES) Project which aims to develop and strengthen the capacity of professionals in biodiversity-related fields in West, Central, and East Africa to engage in IPBES. Her role is to provide technical support to eight country members to establish and develop their national biodiversity platforms. She also supports the Nature, Gender and Rights Initiative, assisting with the development of a portfolio of human rights and gender equality projects.


Alexis Legigand, Technical Analyst – Early Action Support Project, UNDP

Alexis Legigand provides technical support to Parties to the CBD through the Global Biodiversity Framework Early Action Support Project. His responsibilities include supporting communication with participating countries and key project partners. Previously, Alexis worked at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific in environment and statistics. He holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, and a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from St. Olaf College.


Matea Vukelic, Programme Officer, Policy, UNEP-WCMC

Matea primarily supports projects related to biodiversity indicators for the Kunming-Montreal global biodiversity framework. Specifically, she helps to promote and support the identification and use of biodiversity indicators at both global and national levels. This includes assessing biodiversity related indicators, conducting programme specific reviews, helping to organize workshops and events, and analyzing national biodiversity reports, assessments, and data. In addition, Matea also works as part of the secretariat for the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP).


Meet the hosts for webinar session #6


Casandra Llosa, Stakeholder Engagement Analyst, United Nations Development Programme

Casandra Llosa coordinates the Capacity Building Program on the EAS Project delivering training series for 138 GEF-eligible countries. Since 2021, Casandra has worked as UNDP Stakeholder Engagement Analyst , supporting the implementation of spatial-related projects, such as Mapping Nature for People and Planet and NASA Life on Land Project. She strategically positions UNDP projects within national governments and UNDP COs, and advises on policy analyses and dynamics within selected countries. She holds a master’s degree in management of development from the University of Turin and a bachelor degree in sociology.


Philip Bubb, Senior Programme Officer, UNEP-WCMC 

Philip has over twenty years’ experience supporting countries around the world to develop capacity for biodiversity indicators and information systems, and is technical lead for Component 2 of the EAS project.


Maya Garnier, Administration Senior Assistant, United Nations Development Programme

Maya Garnier is an Instructional Designer at UNDP’s Global Programme on Nature for Development. Prior to joining the team, she worked as an instructional designer and content creator for Mischool, a French e-learning platform for medical English as a second language. She was also an intern in instructional design for CyberTorial, a Californian startup aiming to teach cybersecurity to young minority women. Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Digital Education in France, Maya holds a bachelor’s degree in Music, with a minor in Creative Teaching Practices and Innovative Learning Strategies from the British Institute of Modern Music in London.


Alina Klimantovych, E-Learning & Capacity Building Associate, United Nations Development Programme

Alina Klimantovych is an E-learning & Capacity Building Associate at UNDP’s Global Programme on Nature for Development. Prior to joining UNDP, she conducted research on civil society and investigated the impact of international environmental NGOs on environmental governance in China as part of her PhD program. She holds a PhD degree in International Politics and a Master’s in International Relations from Shanghai International Studies University.