Third Reporting Cycle
Third Reporting Cycle (2019 – 2024)
During the third reporting cycle, Parties’ / jurisdictions’ progress in implementing NASCO’s Resolutions, Agreements and Guidelines is evaluated though Annual Progress Reports (APRs). Implementation Plans and Annual Progress Reports submitted by Parties / jurisdictions can be found in the table below.
2019 – 2024
|Denmark (Faroe Islands & Greenland)|
|Spain – Asturias||2020||2021||2022|
|Spain – Cantabria||2020||2021||2022|
|Spain – Galicia||2020||2021||2022|
|Spain – Gipuzkoa||2022|
|Spain – Navarra||2020||2021||2022|
|UK – England & Wales||2020||2021||2022|
|UK – Northern Ireland||2020||2021||2022|
|UK – Scotland||2020||2021||2022|
The Review Group
An expert group reviewed the Implementation Plans and Annual Progress Reports for each Party / jurisdiction. The IP / APR Review Group published reports of their meetings.
- Report of the Meeting of the IP_APR Review Group for the Review of Annual Progress Reports, CNL(21)17.
- Third Interim Report of the IP APR Review Group for the Review of Implementation Plans, CNL(21)07.
- Second Interim Report of the IP / APR Review Group for the Review of IPs under the Third Cycle of Reporting (2019 – 2024).
- Interim Report of the IP / APR Review Group for the Review of IPs under the Third Cycle of Reporting (2019 – 2024).
APRs were not reviewed in 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
To strengthen implementation under the third reporting cycle (2019-2024), the Council decided that the President of NASCO would correspond with Parties / jurisdictions about their Implementation Plans (CNL(20)55).
A Letter from President Requesting Revised IPs was sent to Parties on 16 October 2020. The following responses were received:
A further Letter from President following the November 2020 IP Review was sent to Parties on 21 December 2020. The following responses were received:
Letters from the President were sent on 21 December 2021, to those Parties who submitted revised IPs for the November 2021 Review:
Letters from the President were sent on 9 December 2022 to each Party / jurisdiction with unsatisfactory elements of their Implementation Plan (as of November 2022), in line with paragraph 16 of the Council’s Enhanced Guidance document, CNL(20)55, as follows:
- Denmark (in respect of the Faroe Islands and Greenland) – Faroe Islands
- European Union
- Russian Federation
- United Kingdom
- United States
The following responses were received to the letters sent to Parties / jurisdictions on 9 December 2022:
- Annual Meeting Special Session IP Webinar – IP Presentation, CNL(21)55.
- Enhanced Guidance for the Review of Implementation Plans, CNL(20)55.
- Schedule for the Third Reporting Cycle (2019).
- Annual Meeting Special Session – IP Presentation, CNL(19)14.
- Guidelines for the Preparation and Evaluation of NASCO Implementation Plans and for Reporting on Progress, CNL(18)49.
- NASCO Implementation Plan for the period 2019 – 2024: Template, CNL(18)50.
- Annual Progress Report on Actions taken under the Implementation Plan for the Calendar Year 2019: Template, CNL(18)51.