Three Major Decisions to Conserve Biodiversity
2) the post-2010 (2011-2020) Strategic Plan; and
3) a resource mobilization strategy with the objective of increasing resources to enhance the implementation of the Convention.Click here to read these decisions (they are the first three decisions in the list of COP10 outcomes).
Parties have one year, between 02 February 2011 – 01 February 2012, to ratify the legally binding ABS Protocol. The Protocol will only enter into force after 50 ratifications. Although the Protocol was adopted, after many years of negotiations, some Parties were not satisfied. Bolivia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Cuba and some African nations expressed their concerns over the Protocol, which they find does not take into account their views. However, they did not stand in the way of its adoption.