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This page enables delegates and partners to share information electronically as part of an effort to minimize COP 11's environmental impact. The content of the material presented here belongs to the associated organizations and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

  • GOV
  • UNSA’s
  • NGO’s
  • IGO
  • EDU
  • ILC
  • Other
  • LMMC Meeting
    Agenda for LMMC Meeting 12 October 2012

  • Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fishery
    This side-event take place on 11 October/cop-11-doc/
  • UNU-IAS
    Biofuels in Africa
    In this report we discuss a wide array of environmental and socio-economic impacts, as they relate to jatropha biodiesel and sugarcane ethanol in Africa. A major challenge for obtaining a comprehensive picture of biofuel tradeoffs is the fact that the biofuel literature is multidisciplinary and rapidly expanding. This report employs the ecosystem services framework developed during the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA), as a means of synthesizing the available evidence about biofuel impacts and identifying the main trade-offs associated with biofuels in Africa.

  • Earthwatch Insititute - Citizen Science Model at Work

    Earthwatch is a Non Profit Research Organization have a panel discussion during COP11 on the 10th of Oct. at 18:15 to 19:45 on Citizen Science Model.
  • Earthmind
    Earthmind is a not-for-profit association commited to making prosperity sustainable. In support of the COP11 deliberations on business engagement, Earthmind has launched a website on BioTools for Business. A one-page flyer is also available.
  • Fundacion Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN)
    is a non governmental organization from Argentina organizing a side event on the 11th October 18.15-19.45 on Endangered wetlands and strategic environmental tools to tackle socio-environmental conflicts. SIDE EVENT ROOM 2 HITEX I

  • IUCN - Sargasso Report
    The attached document provides scientific and other supporting evidence of the importance of the Sargasso Sea, in support of the EBSA proposal under consideration by CBD COP11. It reviews the importance of the area as: i) an ecosystem based upon floating Sargassum; ii) as a cross-road in the Atlantic for species coming to it to feed, spawn and find protection; and iii) for local and global research and monitoring on climate change and ocean acidification. The report is submitted by IUCN on behalf of the Sargasso Sea Alliance, a partnership led by the Government of Bermuda.
  • IUCN - Sargasso Brochure
    The attached document provides a summary of nine reasons to protect the Sargasso Sea, in support of the EBSA proposal under consideration by CBD COP 11. The leaflet is submitted by IUCN on behalf of the Sargasso Sea Alliance, a partnership led by the Government of Bermuda.
  • IUCN - Sargasso Overview
    The attached document provides a summary of nine reasons to protect the Sargasso Sea, in support of the EBSA proposal under consideration by CBD COP 11. The leaflet is submitted by IUCN on behalf of the Sargasso Sea Alliance, a partnership led by the Government of Bermuda.
  • Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
    Convention sur la diversité biologique, CdP-11, État des négociations
    Convention sur la diversité biologique, CdP-11, Résumé pour les décideurs
    Eleventh Conference of Parties, Convention on Biological Diversity COP11, State of the negotiations
    Eleventh Conference of Parties, Convention on Biological Diversity COP11, Summary for Policymakers

  • Network of Indian Universities on Cultural and Biological Diversity (NIUCBD)
    International Expert Consultation on “Education for Biodiversity Conservation" during COP-11
    Date: 16th- 17th October 2012
    Venue: NAC Seminar Hall, NAC Campus, Cyberabad, Kondapur post Hyderabad-500084 A.P. INDIA
  • Bioversity International
    Bioversity International is a research-for-development organization working with partners worldwide to use and conserve agricultural biodiversity to improve lives, sustain the planet and provide resilient, productive agricultural systems. Bioversity International is a member of the CGIAR Consortium, a global research partnership for a food secure future.
    Bioversity International Annual Report 2011 illustrates examples of our work to improve sustainability, nutrition, livelihoods and conservation in the past year. Here you will also find information about our Board of Trustees, supporters and 2011 publications.
    Improving Community Livelihoods NUS illustrates Bioversity International’s Neglected and Underutilized species project. Neglected and underutilized species are abandoned by communities, marginalized by mainstream agriculture, often ignored by research and absent from diets, yet play a crucial role in the food security, income generation and food culture of the rural poor.
    Bioversity International factsheet provides a quick overview of our research that places the use and conservation of agricultural biodiversity in smallholder farming systems at the centre of our work.

  • Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council and IKANAWTIKET Environmental Incorporated
    The Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council is a regional Indigenous Peoples body representing the interests of Indigenous Peoples continuing on traditional ancestral homelands and territories throughout the Maritimes region of eastern Canada. IKANAWTIKET Environmental Incorporated promotes the preservation of the natural environment through education about environmental issues and biodiversity, including Indigenous Peoples’ cultures, world views, and knowledge related to the environment.
    2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets for Canada are Deficient (English), (French), (German), (Spanish), and (Arabic).
  • Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS)
    October 12 Side-Event exploring past experiences and future opportunities for indigenous peoples and local communities through new synergies and partnerships.

  • ‘Biodiversity in Good Company’ Initiative
    The 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative is a cross-sectorial collaboration of businesses that have committed to protecting and sustainably using biological diversity. It is one of the first business and biodiversity initiatives worldwide and dedicated to supporting the CBD Global Partnership on Business and Biodiversity. At the Interactive Fair for Biodiversity, the 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative showcases around 30 best practices of its member companies as well as its Corporate Biodiversity Management Handbook. At the side event "Business and Biodiversity in Transition" (19 October 2012, 13:15 – 14:45) member companies will represent a broad sectorial diversity by showcasing their activities. More Information.
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
    The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society and the environment. Please join us duirng COP 11 at our side events.
    Business and Ecosystem Services: Risks, Opportunities and Solutions – side event co-organized with TERI-BCSD (Oct 16th, 18:15-19:45)
    Changing Pace on Public Policy for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Focusing on Innovative and Effective Policy Solutions – side event co-organized with OECD (Oct 17th,13:15-14:45)
    Public Policy Encouraging Effective Quarry Rehabilitation – side-event co-organized with IUCN (Oct 19th, 13:15-14:45)
  • COP 11 Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) High-level Side Event
    The launch of the SOI will occur during the High-Level Segment of COP on 17 October 2012

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme