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Knowledge Base

The purpose of this knowledge base is to facilitate access to key CBD resources. This initial version has been created thanks to the support of Spain and is undergoing further development.
Meeting Document
#101186
2014-10-01

UNEP/CBD/COP/12/INF/40

Outcome of the Thirteenth Meeting of the Joint Liaison Group of the Rio Conventions

Meeting Document
#101184
2014-10-01

UNEP/CBD/COP/12/INF/2

Additional information on progress on the clearing-house mechanism

Side Event
#3254
COP MOP 7
2014-10-01

Towards Effective Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety in Southern Africa

RAEIN-Africa seeks to share observations and experiences on challenges and prospects with implementation of the CPB in southern Africa and further seek wide inputs into a capacity building project proposal on capacity building for LMO detection in support of biosafety decision-making.

Side Event
#3413
COP MOP 7
2014-10-01

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES POLICY AND INDUSTRIALIZATION

○ Purpose : - To understand Industry Trends and the status of the Nagoya Protocol - To seek for ways to conserve biological resources, while pursuing sustainable industrialization ○ Organizer : CBF(Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation), koreaBio (Korea Biotechnology Industry Organization) ○ Parti ...

Side Event
#3425
COP MOP 7
2014-10-01

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY, THE NEW BREEDING TECHNOLOGIES AND LMOS – WHERE ARE THE GAPS IN REGULATION AND RISK ASSESSMENT AND HOW CAN WE ADDRESS THEM.

This side-event gives an updated overview of the many DNA based technologies currently in use or development. We will present the different technologies, including the new breeding and genome editing technologies and ask which of these are captured by the LMO definition, what is covered by risk ...

Side Event
#3127
COP MOP 7
2014-10-01

Testing the roadmap for risk assessment – lessons learned

Lessons learned from “The Eastern European Regional Course on Integrative Impact Assessment of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) under the Cartagena Protocol “Advancing LMOs assessment: Principles, Practice and Progress”, a course organized 3-8 February 2014, in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. O ...

Side Event
#3139
COP MOP 7
2014-10-01

International Liability Regime for Biodiversity Damage: The Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol

This side-event is an academic and policy-oriented seminar examining the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol (NKL-SP) adopted in 2010 in Nagoya, and intends to provide a forum for an exchange of information and views regarding its future implementation by the Parties. The speakers and pan ...

Meeting Document
#101170
2014-10-01

UNEP/CBD/COP/12/INF/1/ADD2

Additional Information Received on Use of the Term “Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities”

Meeting Document
#101169
2014-10-01

UNEP/CBD/COP/12/INF/23

Biodiversity and Tourism Development - Additional Information on Tools to Apply the CBD Guidelines

Meeting Document
#101168
2014-10-01

UNEP/CBD/COP/12/INF/38

Societal Participatory Processes in the Revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPS): Advanced Draft Report

Meeting Document
#101167
2014-10-01

UNEP/CBD/COP/12/INF/10

Analysis on Pathways for the Introduction of Invasive Alien Species: Updates

News Headlines
#101171
2014-10-01

Climate change at ground zero

Burkina Faso is located in the heart of the Sahel, which means that it is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries when it comes to climate change.

News Headlines
#101172
2014-10-01

Panama opens Frank Gehry-designed biodiversity museum

Panama has inaugurated a museum designed by the world-renowned Canadian-born architect Frank Gehry - his first in Latin America.

News Headlines
#101173
2014-10-01

Pollution linked to lethal sea turtle tumors

Polluted urban and farm runoff in Hawaii has been linked to lethal tumors in endangered sea turtles

News Headlines
#101174
2014-10-01

Cities launch global alliance to lower carbon emissions

[NEW YORK] More than 2,000 cities have banded together in what the UN calls the largest effort by cities so far to curb their greenhouse gas emissions.

News Headlines
#101175
2014-10-01

OPINION: A Roadmap to Living – and Thriving – in Harmony with Nature

MONTREAL, Canada, Sep 30 2014 (IPS) - In Nagoya, Japan, in 2010, the international community made a commitment to future generations by adopting the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020 and 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

News Headlines
#101176
2014-10-01

David Attenborough backs £1m project to save Bengal tiger

Indian village to be relocated to create the most densely packed population of tigers in the world and stop them eating people

News Headlines
#101177
2014-10-01

Study links heat waves in Asia to climate change

The report, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, investigates the causes of a wide variety of extreme weather and climate events from around the world in 2013.

News Headlines
#101178
2014-10-01

Pyeongchang is hosting biodiversity convention

The city of Pyeongchang in Gangwon, host of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, will provide the backdrop for the 12th Conference of Parties (COP 12) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) this October.

News Headlines
#101179
2014-10-01

Biodiversity in the Mediterranean is threatened by alien species

Millions of tourists visit the Mediterranean each year, but its deep-blue waters host the largest invasion currently underway on Earth.

News Headlines
#101180
2014-10-01

Q&A: 'My Country Will Not Go Down Without a Fight'

Palau is small, but its plans are big. President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. has colossal plans for his small island nation of 21,000 people.

Focal Point
#6606

Honduras

Ing. Daisy Samayoa

CBD Primary NFP, CHM NFP, SBSTTA NFP, Protected Areas NFP
djohanna2000@yahoo.com
Side Event
#3221
COP MOP 7
2014-09-30

Joint Report from South Korea and Japan Regarding GMO Contamination: Serious Threats to Our Local Biodiversity

This side event will explore our efforts to deal with GMO contamination in our respective countries. We will expose evidence of imported canola that is resistant to Roundup Ready and Basta, growing wild near harbors and along roads to food oil factories. Unless import of GMOs is stopped, testing ...

Side Event
#3334
COP MOP 7
2014-09-30

Agricultural Biotechnology Trends - What Opportunities for post-patent data access and stewardship?

The event will discuss the possibilities of accessing post-patents' data for genetically modified traits in crop biotechnology and the approaches that interested parties could use to ensure proper stewardship. This is particularly important for developing countries and public sector researchers ...

Side Event
#3414
COP MOP 7
2014-09-30

INDEPENDENT SMALL FARMERS AND INDIGENOUS SEEDS

Introduce the lives of small farmers who try to protect the sovereignty of seeds and exhibit more than 100 indigenous crop species.

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