The aim of this deliverable under Objective 3 of the Work Programme is to implement the Platform’s mandates related to addressing thematic issues at appropriate scales and new topics identified by science.

Objective 3 will be achieved through the following thematic assessments:

The deliverables are expected to explicitly support the formulation and implementation of policies for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The objective would furthermore contribute to the identification of needs for capacity, knowledge and policy support tools. The process for developing the deliverables would also constitute an arena for capacity-building activities and the knowledge and data management activities called for under Objective 1