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SBSTTA 8
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SBSTTA 8
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SBSTTA 9

Sustainable use in the Ecosystem Approach

This workshop will explore the overall relationships and commonalities between the principles of sustainable use and the Ecosystem Approach.

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#84
WG8J 3

Traditional Knowledge Shared Among Indigenous Peoples in Brazil: implications on Prior Informed Consent and Benefit Sharing Policies

Several indigenous peoples in Brazil share their traditional knowledge among themselves in different ways. This free flow of information, although benefic to the conservation of this cultural heritage, brings difficulties in stablishing prior informed consent (PIC) and benefit sharing (BS) poli ...

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#92
SBSTTA 9

Community Consultation: Local Voices and Dialogue at CBD COP7

The Equator Initiative is a partnership of UNDP together with BrasilConnects, Canada, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, IDRC, IUCN, The Nature Conservancy, TVE, and the United Nations Foundation.

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#2275
COP 10

INSPIRING MARINE BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION: BEST PRACTICES AND NEW IDEAS FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION AND EDUCATION WITH THE WORLD OCEAN NETWORK

Educational organisations, aquaria, science centres, natural history museums, research centres, zoos, media and NGO are at the interface of different publics and very good vehicles for communication towards the public at large. Together they reach hundreds of millions of people each year. World ...

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#2293

Conservation Strategies of Aquatic Mammals and their Contribution to CBD

Brazil is a megadiversity and large country with an expressive number of species of aquatics mammals: about 45 species of cetaceans (whale, dolphins and porpoises – including two freshwater species in the Amazon), two of sirenians (Amazon manatee and Antilean manatee) as well as seven of pinipe ...

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#2357

The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership - supporting the new Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

A combination of informal discussion and presentations around the theme of the renewed Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) - specifically on the role of the BIP in: 1) Capacity Strengthening the role of indicators in NBSAP implementation 2) Supporting the continued development of suita ...

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#2426

Implications of the Nagoya Protocol for Article 8(j) Discussions

This event will offer an overview of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing by leading experts in law on biodiversity, indigenous peoples and and intellectual property. It will focus on the Protocol's provisions on traditional knowledge related to genetic resources, and address how th ...

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#2441
SBSTTA 16
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#2443
SBSTTA 16

Sixteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 16)

Sixteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 16)

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#2448
SBSTTA 16

Sixteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 16) Montreal, 30 April - 5 May 2012

The purpose of our organization is mainly to improve the entrepreneurial skill of youths in the Southern Nation Nationality People Regional. Our participation on SBSTTA-16 would enhance creativity on improvement of usage of technology in our country.

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#2454
SBSTTA 16

Advances in Deep Sea Research and Application to Governance and Management of Marine Biodiversity

This event will showcase key research by the EU funded Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man’s Impact on European Seas (HERMIONE) Consortium, and demonstrate how scientific research can be utilised by decision makers and competent management authorities to aid the governance and management of deep ...

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#2455
SBSTTA 16

Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fisheries

To present and discuss the Fisheries Expert Group's Scientific Workshop on "Governance for Fisheries and Marine Conservation: Interactions and Coevolution," held in Bergen, Norway, in March 2012. This meeting is organized under the aegis of the Fisheries Expert Group of the IUCN Commission on Ec ...

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#2457
SBSTTA 16

Time for Technology Assesment? Creating precautionary governance in a time of rapid technological change.

From the rise of Synthetic Biology and new nanotechnologies to the introduction of climate-ready crops and next generation biofuels, for SBSTTA to fulfill its mandate requires a capacity for continual monitoring, reflection and foresight with regard to new technologies. In its latest foresight r ...

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#2470
SBSTTA 16

The identification of Ecologically and Biologically Significant Areas; progress to date and future challenges.

The process of defining EBSAs around the World has begun with a number of regional workshops. This side event will address some of the lessons learnt from these first workshops and will look forward to the progress that can be made to realise the CBD 2020 Aichi Biodiversity targets.

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#2065
COP 10

Biodiversity offsets: ensuring no net loss of biodiversity in the context of development projects

Presentation and discussion session for COP10 delegates to hear the latest on biodiversity offsets, an introduction to the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) and participate in a discussion about COP10 Draft Decision text on biodiversity offsets.

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#2102
COP 10

Biodiversity for a world without hunger: ABS of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

A presentation of FAO's Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture on ABS and a debate on the peculiarities of GRFA.

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#2127
COP 10

Partnerships for Capacity-building in PoWPA Implementation: Latin American Chair on Protected Areas & Biological Corridors “Kenton Miller” initiative, CATIE

On July 1, 1973, the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) is created through an agreement between IICA and the Costa Rican government. The Center would focus on research and higher education. CATIE’s headquarters were established at IICA’s field office, in Turrialba ...

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#1156
WG ABS 6

WATCHING THE ENVIRONMENT

SEMINAR ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE MIDDLE EAST .

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#1161
SBSTTA 13

Forest Ecosystem Services Trading: A Market Solution to Conserve Biodiversity and Stabilize Climate

Tropical forests canopies sustain 40% of all life on earth and all subsequent ecosystem services are a function of interactions between this life, the soil and the atmosphere. 1.9-3.0 billion metric tonnes of carbon is released per year from deforestation. Conserving tropical forests offers th ...

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#1172
SBSTTA 13

Cooperation on transboundary rivers & water bodies

The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses – how it works and why CBD Parties should ratify

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SBSTTA 13

Participatory Approaches in Agricultural Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use

The need to have farmers at the center of agricultural biodiversity conservation along side other stakeholders should be factores in the work programme. Support for farmers movements and civil society organizations, not just the formal institutions in realizing the program of work should be set ...

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#1283
COP 9

Arguments for Protection Reports

The launch of a number of publications regarding the benefits of establishing protected areas.

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#1331
COP 9

Looking ahead to COP-10 for the Programme of Work on Protected Areas: WHat's working, what's not, and how we can improve it.

COP8 called for regional workshops to strengthen knowledge sharing and capacity for implementing the Programme of Work on Protected Areas. In response, a series of 9 regional workshops involving over 450 protected area practitioners were delivered in 2007-8. It is clear that a more comprehensive ...

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#1716
COP 10

Discussion on Access and Benefit-sharing

Discussion on Access and Benefit-sharing

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#1718
COP 10

Discussion on IPBES

Discussion on IPBES

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Brazilian-German Cooperation on biodiversity research in the Mata Atlântica region of Brasil.

Presentations and discussion of an integrated cooperative approach focussed on research for the protection of biodiversity of the Mata Atlântica region. (4-5 speakers from Brazil and Germany) plus discussion

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#727
COP 8

TEST AY

TEST AY

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#886
BS WG LR 2

SACRED SHRINES AND THE MYTH ATTZCHED TO THEM IN THE NORTH WEST PROVINCE OF CAMEROON

THESE ARE AREA RESERVED FOR TRADITIONAL RITUALS AND IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE TRADITIONAL HEADS DISAPPEAR AND GO TO SUCH PLACES FROM WHERE THEY HELP TO DIRECT THEIR SUCCESSORS;

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#888
WG8J 4

Conservation of Tropical Rain Forest (Mata Atlântica)

Debate about the risks and opportunities for conservation and sustentable use of biodiversity in tropical rain forest (Mata Atlântica)

Side Event
#920
COP 8

Good agricultural practices

Good agricultural practices

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#933
COP 8
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Flyways of the world

Flyways are international frameworks for biodiversity conservation. They incorporated ecological networks. Experience and best practice from the four major flyways in the world will be exchanged.

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#1021
COP 8

MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND SMALL-SCALE FISHERIES

This event would highlight the various aspects related to small-scale fisheries and marine protected areas.

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#1023
COP 8

“ASEAN Center for Biodiversity: Opportunities to promote CBD implementation in the Southeast Asian Region”

“The ASEAN Center for Biodiversity was recently established by the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to promote biodiversity conservation in the region, which is well known for its diverse and rich tropical biological diversity. The Center reflects the st ...

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#1037
COP 8

Beginners Guide to the CBD

Beginners Guide to the CBD

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