Relevant Documents

We invite you to consult and use the documents below.

Cities for the 21st Century, Re-Learning to Live with Nature:

  • Foreword by Cynthia Rosenzweig, Nova York, February 2013 (English)
  • Foreword by Thomas Elmqvist, Stockholm March 2013 (English)
  • Summary (Portuguese)
  • Press release- Cidades para TODOS: (re)aprendendo a conviver com a NATUREZA, Cecilia Polacow Herzog (Portuguese)

Capitals of Biodiversity, European municipalities lead the way in local biodiversity protection coordinated by Fundación Biodiversidad, D.L.: M-45009-2011

Presentation by SCBD, for "Sustainable Water Management in Cities: Engaging Stakeholders for Effective Change and Action" on 13-17 December 2010, in Zaragoza, Spain

Aichi/Nagoya Declaration on Local Authorities and Biodiversity This declaration is also available in French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, and Japanese versions. Also, presentations at the City Biodiversity Summit 2010 is available with this link.

The Nagoya Declaration - URBIO 2010 This declaration was adopted by the URBIO 2010 participants to deliver the conference outcomes and their commitments to contribute to the future of urban biodiversity. Read the Proceedings of the Second International Conference of Urban Biodiversity and Design (URBIO 2010), Nagoya, Japan, 18-22 May 2010.

Cities and Biodiversity Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2010

Cities and Biodiversity Newsletter Volume 1, Issue 2, October 2010

Towards Aichi/Nagoya: Second Curitiba Declaration on Local Authorities and Biodiversity The declaration is also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish and Russian.

Final Report of the First Expert Workshop on the Development of The Singapore Index on Cities' Biodiversity (CBI), The 1st workshop was held to develop The Singapore Index as an evaluation tool, in Singapore, 10-12 February. For more details click here.

Decision IX/28 on cities and biodiversity. This decision encourages the 191 Parties to the Convention to recognize the role of cities in national strategies and plans, and invites Parties to support and assist cities in implementing the Convention at local level.

Curitiba Declaration on Cities and Biodiversity- English, French and Spanish: This declaration was adopted by 70 participants at the end of the meeting on "Cities and Biodiversity: Achieving the 2010 Biodiversity Target"

Bonn Call for action of the Mayors Conference. Local governments stand for the well-being and the will of half of the world’s population. They offer their experience and their influence to strengthen and promote mplementation of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity within a global and multilevel partnership.

Areas of Collaboration: This document comprises the ideas that emerged from the discussions in Working Groups during the meeting on "Cities and Biodiversity: Achieving the 2010 Biodiversity Target".