|Legislative instrument title||UNCCD|
|Sibling reporting obligations|
|Type of obligation||Compulsory|
|Participating countries/territories||Albania , Algeria , Andorra , Armenia , Austria , Azerbaijan , Belarus , Belgium , Bosnia and Herzegovina , Bulgaria , Croatia , Cyprus , Czech Republic , Denmark , Egypt , European Community , Finland , France , Georgia , Germany , Greece , Hungary , Iceland , Ireland , Italy , Kazakhstan , Kyrgyzstan , Latvia , Liechtenstein , Lithuania , Luxembourg , Macedonia (FYR) , Malta , Moldova , Monaco , Morocco , Netherlands , Norway , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Russian Federation , San Marino , Slovakia , Slovenia , Spain , Sweden , Switzerland , Tajikistan , Turkey , Turkmenistan , Ukraine , United Kingdom , Uzbekistan|
|Environmental issues||Biodiversity Change and Nature|
The format for the report by affected country Parties is contained in National Reporting Process of Affected Country Parties: Explanatory Note and Help Guide (http://www.unccd.int/cop/officialdocs/cric3/pdf/in...) which has been valid since 19 November 2003.
The Conference of the Parties reviews the reports submitted by the Parties, alternating between affected African country Parties and affected country Parties of other regions. At its seventh session, to be held in 2005, the reports of affected African country Parties will be examined.
EEA maintains a biodiversity information system at
http://eunis.eea.eu.int/ that provides information on species, habitats
and sites in the context of European legislation.