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2014

2014-05-02

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SCBD/SAM/DC/CB/CE/83491 (2014-065)
Notification to: All CBD National Focal Points and Partner Organizations
CMS Announces Funding Opportunity from US: USFWS Grant
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2014-05-15
2014-04-25

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SCBD/SAM/DC/JSH/CE/83223 (2014-062)
Notification to: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points, relevant organizations and potential donors
EXTENSION DEADLINE: Capacity-building workshop for Small Island Developing States to achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 on Invasive Alien Species, 14-15 June 2014- Montreal, Canada
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2014-05-09
2014-03-06

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SCBD/SAM/DC/JSH/CE/83223 (2014-033)
Notification to: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points, relevant organizations and potential donors
Capacity-building workshop for Small Island Developing States to achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 on Invasive Alien Species, 14-15 June 2014- Montreal, Canada
Subject(s): Strategic Plan / Biodiversity Targets, Invasive Alien Species, Island Biodiversity
Action required by 2014-04-30

2013

2013-09-23

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SCBD/SAM/DC/JSH/NC/82655 (2013-084)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan
Regional Capacity-building Workshop to Address Invasive Alien Species and to Achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 in the Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia, 9 - 12 December 2013 - Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2013-10-25

2012

2012-12-06

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SCBD/STTM/DC/JSH/mac/80831 (2012-148)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points for Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Subregional Capacity-building Workshop to Address Invasive Alien Species and to Achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 in the Arab region
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2013-01-10
2012-09-18

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SCBD/STTM/DC/JSH/aw/80831 (2012-127)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points for Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Call for Nominations for the Subregional Capacity-building Workshop to Address Invasive Alien Species and to Achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 in the Arab region
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2012-10-12
2012-06-30

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SCBD/CBD/STTM/JSH/va/79831 (2012-101)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, GTI National Focal Points
The Global Invasive Alien Species Information Partnership: An Organizational Workshop for Information Users and Providers, 9 to 10 July 2012, London, United Kingdom
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
2012-06-08

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SCBD/STTM/DC/JSh/aw/ 79831 (2012-088)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal points and GTI Focal Points
REMINDER: The Global Invasive Alien Species Information Partnership: An Organizational Workshop for Information Users and Providers and Request for Invasive Alien Species Information Needs Assessment
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2012-06-15
2012-05-23

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SCBD/STTM/DC/JSh/aw/79831 (2012-078)
Notification to: GTI Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal points
The Global Invasive Alien Species Information Partnership: An Organizational Workshop for Information Users and Providers and Request for Invasive Alien Species Information Needs Assessment
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2012-06-15
2012-05-15

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SCBD/STTM/DC/JSh/aw/79830 (2012-072)
Notification to: GTI National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal points East and South East Asian countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea
Call for nominations for the GTI Subregional Capacity-building Workshop to Address Invasive Alien Species and to Achieve Aichi Biodiversity Targets in East and South East Asia
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2012-06-10

2011

2011-11-03

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77545 (2011-209)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points for: Botswana, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
REMINDER: African Sub-Regional Workshop to Strengthen Capacity for the CBD Programmes of Work relevant to Invasive Alien Species 6-9 December 2011 - Nairobi, Kenya
Please refer to my earlier notification of 11 October 2011, Ref.: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77545, regarding the above-mentioned workshop (http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2011/ntf-2011-197-ias-gti-en.pdf ).
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2011-11-14
2011-10-11

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77545 (2011-197)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points for: Botswana, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe
African Sub-Regional Workshop to Strengthen Capacity for the CBD Programmes of Work relevant to Invasive Alien Species
I am pleased to inform you that, with the generous financial support of the Government of Japan, a regional workshop will be held on 6-9 December 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya, in an effort to strengthen capacity for the CBD programmes of work relevant to invasive alien species (IAS). The workshop is organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Subject(s): Global Taxonomy Initiative, Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2011-11-14
2011-09-12

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335 (2011-172)
Notification to: CBD and GTI focal points for Latin America
DATE CHANGE AND REMINDER for the Regional Workshop for Group of Latin American Countries of the CBD Programme of Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy
Please refer to my earlier notification of 23 August 2011, Ref.: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335, regarding the regional training workshop for Parties from Latin America, with special focus on invasive alien species and taxonomy which was to have taken place from 3-4 November 2011 in Montreal, Canada. The original notification is available at http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2011/ntf-2011-159-ias-lac-en.pdf.
Subject(s): Global Taxonomy Initiative, Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2011-10-14
2011-09-02

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77422 (2011-162)
Notification to: CBD and GTI focal points
Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy Expert Kiosk at SBSTTA 15
The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity has recognized that there is an urgent need to minimize the spread and impact of invasive alien species (IAS). Article 8(h) of the Convention states: Each Contracting Party shall, as far as possible and as appropriate, prevent the introduction of, control or eradicate those alien species which threaten ecosystems, habitats or species. National strategies on invasive alien species reported in National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) provide a strategic context for this work.
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
2011-08-23

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335 (2011-159)
Notification to: CBD and GTI focal points for Latin America
Regional Workshop for Group of Latin American Countries of the CBD Programme of Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy
In paragraph 7 of decision X/39, the Conference of the Parties (COP) requested the Executive Secretary, with the assistance of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative and in collaboration with relevant international organizations, to hold training workshops. I am pleased to inform you that the Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is organizing a regional workshop for CBD national focal points and focal points the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI), subject to funding availability.
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2011-09-30
2011-06-16

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/cr/76478 (2011-120)
Notification to: CBD and SBSTTA focal points
Request for submission to report on progress to address gaps and inconsistencies in the international regulatory framework in relation to invasive alien species
The Conference of the Parties (COP), at its ninth meeting, invited Organizations to expand their coverage and address gaps and inconsistencies in the international regulatory framework with regard to international standards covering invasive alien species, including animals that are not pests of plants under the International Plant Protection Convention nor diseases that are listed by the World Organization for Animal Health, (paragraphs 2-6 of decision IX/4 A).
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2011-07-25

2011

2011-04-04

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SCBD/STTM/JM/RH/JSH/75590 (2011-074)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, Relevant International Organizations
Peer review of the draft report of the meeting of Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on addressing the risks associated with introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food
I am pleased to invite you to participate in the peer review of the draft report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on addressing the risks associated with introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food, which met from 16 to 18 February 2011 in Geneva, Switzerland, in accordance with decision X/38 A, paragraph 3.
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2011-04-25
2011-02-14

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/JG/74955 (2011-034)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, and relevant organizations
Request for examples of best practices for addressing the risks associated with the introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) invites Parties, other governments and relevant organizations to submit examples of best practices for addressing invasive alien species introduced as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food (COP decision X/38 A, paragraph 3 a ).
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
2011-01-17

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/VA/74632 (2011-007)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
List of selected experts for the meeting of Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on addressing the risks associated with the introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, as live bait and live food from 16 to 18 February 2011 at International Environment House in Geneva, Switzerland
Pursuant to the request by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention, in its decision X/38 A, paragraph 3(b), and with financial support from the Governments of Spain, I am convening a meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on addressing the risks associated with the introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, as live bait and live food, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 16 to 18 February 2011.
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species

2010

2010-12-13

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/74343R (2010-214)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and relevant organizations
REMINDER: Nomination for the ad hoc technical expert group (AHTEG) meeting on addressing the risks associated with the introduction of invasive alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, as live bait and live food, 2-4 February 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
This is in reference to notification 2010-204 dated 12 November 2010, available at: https://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2010/ntf-2010-204-ias-en.pdf , calling for nominations for the ad hoc technical expert group (AHTEG) meeting on addressing the risks associated with the introduction of invasive alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, as live bait and live food in 2-4 February 2011.
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2010-12-15
2010-11-12

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/74343 (2010-204)
Notification to: CBD National focal points, SBSTTA focal points and relevant organizations
Nomination for the ad hoc technical expert group (AHTEG) meeting on addressing the risks associated with the introduction of invasive alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, as live bait and live food, 2 to 4 February 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2010-12-15
2010-04-08

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/71433 (2010-064)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
List of Selected Experts for the workshop on Regional Action to Combat Invasive Species on Islands to Preserve Biodiversity and Adapt to Climate Change, Auckland, New Zealand, 11-16 April 2010
I am pleased to inform you that the governments of New Zealand, Spain, Italy, Australia, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, as well as the Nature Conservancy, the Global Island Partnership, the Global Invasives Species Programme, and the Pacific Invasives Initiative have made contributions in kind for the organisation of the workshop and to support the travel of experts from developing country Parties, Small Island Developing States and Parties with economies in transition to participate in the workshop on regional action to combat invasive species on islands to preserve biodiversity and adapt to climate change, which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 11-16 April 2010.
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species

2009

2009-10-19

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SCBD/STTM/JSH/65114R (2009-137)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Reminder: Request to submit examples of best practices for addressing the risks associated with the introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food
This is in reference to notification 2008-127 dated 1 October 2008, available at: http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2008/ntf-2008-127-ias-en.pdf, regarding the request to submit examples of best practices for addressing the risks associated with the introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food.
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2009-11-30

2008

2008-10-01

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SCBD/STTM/JSH/aw/65114 (2008-127)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA National Focal Points
Request to submit examples of best practices for addressing the risks associated with the introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) invites Parties, other governments and relevant organizations to submit examples of best practices for addressing the risks associated with the introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food (COP decision IX/4, paragraph 8 and 9).
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species
Action required by 2008-10-31
2008-09-05

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SCBD/STTM/JS/RH/aw/64795 (2008-111)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Request to submit photos for the 2009 International Day for Biological Diversity on Invasive Alien Species
As announced in the notification of 21 July 2008 (2008-087), the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is currently developing outreach materials and publications for the celebration of the 2009 International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD), under the theme of invasive alien species. We invite all interested individuals and relevant organizations to share digital photos (amateur or professional) relevant to the theme of invasive alien species and biodiversity, for possible use for IBD 2009 related materials.
Subject(s): International Day for Biological Diversity, Invasive Alien Species

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  • United Nations Environment Programme