Based on the relevant COP 10 decisions, the secretariat has published new and/or revised reporting templates and guidelines to assist Parties and other reporting entities in the current reporting and review process. In addition to the adjustments to be made to the existing reporting tools as per decision 14/COP.10
, the secretariat and the Global Mechanism have also published the following new templates and/or sections
a) Reports on subregional action programmes;
b) Reports on regional action programmes;
c) Section on impact indicators for strategic objectives 1-3 of the Strategy (as part of the reporting template and guidelines for affected country Parties);
d) Section on impact indicators for strategic objective 4 of the Strategy (as part of the reporting template and guidelines for all reporting entities);
e) Templates for reports from civil society organizations through the national focal points.
New and revised templates and guidelines have been posted on the UNCCD website and the PRAIS portal for comments by Parties, and have been finalized and made available for the current reporting cycle. In addition, a reporting manual providing additional methodological information has been made available along with the reporting templates.
Similarly, and in order to take into account new reporting templates and guidelines, an updated glossary has been published by the secretariat.