Human Wellbeing Guidance Version 2.0 Available!

Members of CMP’s Human Wellbeing Working Group are pleased to share an update version of CMP’s human wellbeing guidance! This update is based on 3.5 years of applying the concepts from Version 1.0 across dozens of projects spanning a wide…

WildTeam’s new manual for project management

WildTeam, a not for profit with the aim of protecting the rapidly disappearing natural assets of Bangladesh, have created an OS inspired approach called Project Management for Wildlife Conservation. This includes a comprehensive, step-by-step manual for project management, plus associated…

Conservation by Design 2.0

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has released a set of three documents detailing their latest version of the Open Standards: Conservation by Design 2.0. It comprises the core document Conservation by Design 20th Anniversary Edition, with the CbD 2.0 Guidance Document…

Mongolia adopts the Open Standards for its protected areas

After a long gestation, the Mongolian Department of Protected Areas Management has adopted the Open Standards to manage their network of protected areas that covers more than 30% of the country. Mongolia are among the most recent governments using the…

OS v 2.0 now available in Ukrainian

Many thanks to Yaroslav Dovhanych from the Carpathian Biosphere Reserve (Ukraine) for this translation. In 2010 the Open Standards methodology and software Miradi was used in a joint project with German colleagues from the University for Sustainable Development (Eberswalde). Yaroslav…

OS v 3.0 now available in Indonesian

Thanks to the hard work of a few Indonesian colleagues, Version 3.0 of the Open Standards is now available in Indonesian (Bahasa).  We are grateful to Juliana Tomasouw, Arisetiarso Soemodinoto, Anisa Budiayu, Rizya Ardiwijaya and Sutraman for their generosity with their time and for…