Resolutions of Cooperation

Guiding the development of partnerships with key organizations.

United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) (2010)

CAFF and the CBD signed a Resolution of Cooperation in 2010 to enhance the presence of Arctic biodiversity in international biodiversity conservation fora and to support information sharing.

Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) (2011)

CAFF and APECS signed a Resolution of Cooperation in 2011 to encourage participation in CAFF activities for those in their early- to mid-career.

Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (2012)

CAFF and Ramsar signed a Resolution of Cooperation in 2012 to better coordinate efforts to conserve the Arctic's wetlands.

African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (2012)

CAFF and AEWA signed a Resolution of Cooperation in 2012 to contirbute to the conservation of migratory waterbird species within the African-Eurasian flyways

Convention on Migratory Species (2013)

CAFF and the CMS signed a Resolution of Cooperation in 2013 to encourage information sharing to assist in the conservation of wild terrestrial, aquatic and avian species that migrate across jurisdictional boundaries and to assist cooperation with non-Arctic countries on these issues.

East Asian-Australasian Flyway (2013)

CAFF and EAAFP signed a Resolution of Cooperation in 2013 to better coordinate efforts to promote and protect birds along a migratory flyway undergoing series declines in some species.

Ocean Biodiversity Information System (2015)

CAFF and the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC) signed a statement of cooperation in 2015 to establish the relationship of CAFF and its Arctic Biodiversity Data Service as an IODE Associate Data Unit (ADU).

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (2016)

CAFF and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) signed a Resolution of Cooperation in 2016 to better coordinate data management efforts.

POLARIN is a new EU project coordinated by the Alfred Wegener Institute, aiming to advance polar research infrastructure and facilitate interdisciplinary research in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions. POLARIN will together with its 50 partners provide access to 64 leading polar research infrastructures worldwide.

Resolutions of Cooperation and Memorandums of Cooperation

thumb Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
thumb Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and the Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) of the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC)
thumb Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure - Memorandum of Cooperation
thumb Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP)
thumb Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and the Convention of Migratory Species
thumb Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and the African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA)
thumb Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and Ramsar
thumb Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Working Group (CAFF) and the Association of Early Polar Career Scientists (APECS)
thumb Resolution of Cooperation between CAFF and the Convention of Biological Diversity

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