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Notification
#1996
2012-12-18
Action by
2013-02-01

Request for scientific information in support of the objectives of upcoming CBD regional workshops to facilitate the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs) in: i) North Pacific (Moscow, Russia – 25 February to 1 March 2013); and ii) South-Eastern Atlantic (Namibia – 8 to 12 April 2013)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/JG/81106 (2012-152)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points; FAO; regional seas conventions and action plans and RFMOs in the North Pacific and South-Eastern Atlantic regions; Abidjan Convention Secretariat, IOC–UNESCO, IOC–WESTPAC, NOWPAP, PICES, OBIS, ISA, UNEP-WCMC, GOBI, other competent organizations and regional initiatives, and ILCs

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Notification
#1997
2012-12-18
Action by
2013-03-15

Request for scientific information in support of the objectives of upcoming CBD regional workshops to facilitate the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs) in: i) North Pacific (Moscow, Russia – 25 February to 1 March 2013); and ii) South-Eastern Atlantic (Namibia – 8 to 12 April 2013)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/JG/81106 (2012-153)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points; FAO; regional seas conventions and action plans and RFMOs in the North Pacific and South-Eastern Atlantic regions; Abidjan Convention Secretariat, IOC–UNESCO, IOC–WESTPAC, NOWPAP, PICES, OBIS, ISA, UNEP-WCMC, GOBI, other competent organizations and regional initiatives, and ILCs

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Notification
#1986
2012-11-20
Action by
2012-12-07

REMINDER AND CHANGE OF DATES: Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Capacity-Building Workshop for West Africa (4 to 8 February 2013) and South-Eastern Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) (8 to 12 April 2013)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/80877 (2012-142)
To: Competent organizations and regional initiatives, including regional seas conventions and action plans, and regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) in West Africa

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Notification
#1982
2012-11-08
Action by
2012-12-03

North Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 25 February to 1 March 2013, Moscow, Russia

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/80987 (2012-139)
To: Competent organizations and regional initiatives, including regional seas conventions and action plans, and regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) in the North Pacific region

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Notification
#1980
2012-11-06
Action by
2012-12-03

North Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 25 February to 1 March 2013, Moscow, Russia

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/80987 (2012-137)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the North Pacific region: Canada, China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, United States of America

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Notification
#1977
2012-10-05
Action by
2012-11-15

Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Capacity-Building Workshop for West Africa (14 to 18 January, 2013) and South-Eastern Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) (25 to 29 March, 2013)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/80877 (2012-134)
To: Regional seas conventions and action plans, regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs), and other relevant regional initiatives

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Notification
#1975
2012-10-02
Action by
2012-11-15

Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) Capacity-Building Workshop for West Africa (14 to 18 January, 2013) and South-Eastern Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) (25 to 29 March, 2013)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/80877 (2012-133)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points of Morocco, Mauritania, Cape Verde, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Namibia, and South Africa

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Notification
#1915
2012-05-16
Action by
2012-07-13

Request for scientific information in support of the objectives of upcoming CBD regional workshops to facilitate the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs): i) southern Indian Ocean; ii) eastern tropical and temperate Pacific

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/JG/79841 (2012-073)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, and other Governments; FAO; regional seas conventions and action plans and RFMOs in the southern Indian Ocean region and eastern tropical and temperate Pacific region; IOC–UNESCO, OBIS, ISA, UNEP-WCMC, GOBI, other competent organizations and regional initiatives

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Notification
#1911
2012-05-11
Action by
2012-06-30

Submission of views on the Draft Voluntary Guidelines for the consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) in Marine and Coastal Areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/DC/JL/JG/79813 (2012-069)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; relevant organizations

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Notification
#1901
2012-04-25
Action by
2012-05-31

Southern Indian Ocean Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 30 July to 3 August, 2012

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/79642 (2012-059)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the Southern Indian Ocean region: Australia, Comoros, France, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Kingdom; competent organizations and regional initiatives

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Notification
#1903
2012-04-25

Eastern Tropical and Temperate Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 27-31 August 2012, Galapágos Islands, Ecuador

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/79653 (2012-061)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in the Eastern Tropical and Temperate Pacific region: Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru; competent organizations and regional initiatives

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Notification
#1899
2012-04-20

2012 International Day for Biological Diversity: Marine Biodiversity and The Green Wave 2012

Reference: SCBD/OMG/NP/DA/fa/cr/79601 (2012-057)
To: CBD National Focal Points; UN-Ocean members, Regional Seas Organizations, Regional Fisheries Management Organizations, and other Relevant Organizations

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Notification
#1862
2012-02-01
Action by
2012-02-26

Call for posters for the Sixteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-16)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBSTTA15/DC/JG/78811 (2012-020)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, POWPA Focal Points and relevant organizations

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Notification
#1843
2012-01-04
Action by
2012-02-17

Request to submit scientific information in support of the objectives of the Wider Caribbean and Western Mid-Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 28 February to 2 March 2012 – Recife, Brazil

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/JG/78386 (2012-001)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, and other Governments; the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); regional seas conventions and action plans and regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) in the western Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic region; other competent organizations and regional initiatives

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Notification
#1823
2011-11-17

Selected Experts for the Joint Expert Meeting on Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fishery, 7 – 9 December 2011, Bergen, Norway

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JLe/rg/78184 (2011-221)
To: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; FAO, UNEP, IUCN-CEM-FEG; RFMOs; relevant organizations

In notification number 2011-180, dated 23 September 2011, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity invited Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations to nominate experts to participate in the Joint Expert Meeting on Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fish ...

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Notification
#1814
2011-11-07
Action by
2011-11-30

Peer-review of the Draft Voluntary Guidelines for the Consideration of Biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and Strategic Environmental Assessments (SEAs) in Marine and Coastal Areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/rg/78095 (2011-212)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; relevant organizations

The Secretariat has prepared, with the assistance of a team of consultants, draft voluntary guidelines for the consideration of biodiversity in EIAs and SEAs in marine and coastal areas using the guidance in Annexes II, III and IV to the Manila Workshop Report (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/14/INF/5). In prep ...

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Notification
#1809
2011-11-02
Action by
2011-11-30

REMINDER: Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 28 February to 2 March 2012, Brazil

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/JG/77432 (2011-207)
To: National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in Greater Caribbean and Western Mid-Atlantic Region; other Governments; competent organizations and regional initiatives

Reference is made to the earlier notification (2011-166), dated 7 September 2011, regarding the nomination of experts to the Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 28 February to 2 March 2012, i ...

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Notification
#1800
2011-10-11
Action by
2011-11-10

Request to submit scientific information in support of the objectives of the Western South Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 22-25 November 2011, Fiji

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/JG/77026 (2011-198)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, and other Governments; the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); regional seas conventions and action plans and regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs) in the western South Pacific region; other competent organizations and regional initiatives

Reference is made to the earlier notifications (2011-136; 2011-160) sent on 22 July 2011 and 29 August 2011 regarding the nomination of experts to the Western South Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), which wil ...

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Notification
#1796
2011-10-07
Action by
2011-10-31

Peer-review of the prototype CBD EBSA repository

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/JG/77653 (2011-194)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; FAO; UNDOALOS; UNESCO–IOC; OBIS; ISA; UNEP-WCMC; GOBI; other relevant organizations

The Secretariat has developed a prototype repository, with financial support from the Government of Germany, in consultation with relevant organizations. This prototype repository is accessible at http://ebsa-review.cbd.int/ for your review and testing of the system.

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Notification
#1788
2011-09-27

Selected experts for the Expert Meeting to Develop a Series of Joint Expert Review Processes to Monitor and Assess the Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, 19 – 20 October 2011, Montreal, Canada.

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/77686 (2011-186)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; Other Governments; IOC/UNESCO, FAO, UNFCCC Secretariat, UNEP-WCMC, ICRI, Ramsar Convention, Antarctic Treaty, the Arctic Council, and Other Relevant Organizations and Scientific Groups

In notification number 2011-134, dated 20 July 2011, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity invited Parties, other Governments, and relevant organizations and scientific groups to nominate experts to participate in the Expert Meeting to Develop a Series of Joint Expert Review ...

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Notification
#1782
2011-09-23
Action by
2011-10-20

CBD Joint Expert Meeting on Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fishery, 7 to 9 December 2011, Bergen, Norway

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/rg/77592 (2011-180)
To: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; FAO, UNEP, RFMOs; IUCN-CEM-FEG; relevant organizations

At its tenth meeting, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity noted an urgent need to further review, in accordance with international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the impacts of unsustainable fishing, such as destructi ...

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Notification
#1768
2011-09-07

Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 28 February to 2 March 2012, Praia do Forte, Brazil

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/rg/77432 (2011-166)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in Greater Caribbean and Western Mid-Atlantic Region; other Governments; competent organizations and regional initiatives

In decision X/29, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity requested the Executive Secretary to organize a series of regional workshops, with a primary objective to facilitate the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas through ap ...

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Notification
#1769
2011-09-07
Action by
2011-10-15

Request to submit information on the progress made in the implementation of the Specific Work Plan on Coral Bleaching, adopted in Decision VII/5 (Appendix 1 of Annex I), on barriers to implementation and ways to overcome them as well as on specific actions to mobilize financial resources

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/rg/77411 (2011-167)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points, Other Governments, relevant organizations, indigenous and local communities

In its decision X/29 (paragraph 74), the Conference of the Parties (COP) requested the Executive Secretary to prepare a report on the progress made in the implementation of the specific work plan on coral bleaching, adopted in decision VII/5 (appendix 1 of annex I), and make it available for con ...

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Notification
#1762
2011-08-29
Action by
2011-09-16

REMINDER: Deadline for Nomination of Experts to the Western South Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 22-25 November 2011, Fiji

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/rg/77026 (2011-160)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in Western South Pacific Region; other Governments; competent organizations and regional initiatives

Reference is made to the earlier notification (2011-136) sent on 22 July 2011 regarding the nomination of experts to the Western South Pacific regional workshop to facilitate the description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), which will take place from 22 to 25 Nov ...

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Notification
#1737
2011-07-22
Action by
2011-08-31

Western South Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), 22-25 November 2011, Fiji.

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/77026 (2011-136)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points in Western South Pacific Region; other Governments; competent organizations and regional initiatives

In decision X/29, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity requested the Executive Secretary to organize a series of regional workshops, with a primary objective to facilitate the description of ecologically or biologically significant marine areas through ap ...

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Notification
#1735
2011-07-19
Action by
2011-08-31

Invitation to CBD Expert Meeting to Develop a Series of Joint Expert Review Processes to Monitor and Assess the Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, 19 - 20 October 2011, Montreal, Canada.

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/76992 (2011-134)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; Other Governments; IOC/UNESCO, FAO, UNFCCC Secretariat, UNEP-WCMC, ICRI, Ramsar Convention, Antarctic Treaty, the Arctic Council, and Other Relevant Organizations and Scientific Group

Invitation to CBD Expert Meeting to Develop a Series of Joint Expert Review Processes to Monitor and Assess the Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, 19 - 20 October 2011, Montreal, Canada.

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Notification
#1563
2010-10-13

Oceans Day at Nagoya - 23 October 2010

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/74201 (2010-195)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, other governments, and relevant organizations

I am pleased to invite you to attend Oceans Day at Nagoya being held during the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10) on 23 October 2010 at Shirotori Hall of the Nagoya Congress Centre.

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Notification
#1530
2010-08-31
Action by
2010-11-30

Submission of case studies on implementation of integrated marine and coastal area management

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/73393 (2010-163)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, other Governments, relevant organizations, ILCs

In paragraph 7 of decision VIII/22, the Conference of the Parties to the Convention requested the Executive Secretary, in collaboration with Parties, relevant organizations and indigenous and local communities, to compile and analyze case studies on successful and unsuccessful implementation of ...

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Notification
#1466
2010-05-13
Action by
2010-06-20

Invitation for Proposals - The Rio Conventions’ Ecosystems snd Climate Change Pavilion: Promoting synergies between biodiversity, land management and climate change, to be held at the CBD COP 10 and the UNFCCC COP 16

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/AW/71840 (2010-101)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and International Organizations

The secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in consultation with the secretariats of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will convene the Rio Conventions’ Ecosystems and Clima ...

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Notification
#1308
2009-10-07

List of Selected Experts for the Expert Workshop on Scientific and Technical Aspects Relevant to Environmental Impact Assessment in Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Manila, Philippines, 18 – 20 November 2009

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/69013 (2009-130)
To: all National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points

Pursuant to the request by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention in its decision IX/20, paragraph 10, I am convening, with financial support from the European Commission, an expert workshop on scientific and technical aspects relevant to environmental impact assessment in marine areas ...

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Notification
#1276
2009-08-20
Action by
2009-09-30

Peer review of the draft report on the implementation of the Programme of work on marine and coastal biodiversity

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/MC/68433 (2009-099)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points Other governments and relevant organizations

I am pleased to invite you to participate in the peer review of the draft report on the progress made in the implementation of the programme of work on marine and coastal biodiversity.

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Notification
#1267
2009-08-10
Action by
2009-09-18

Request to submit relevant information concerning the objectives of the marine expert workshop on scientific and technical aspects relevant to environmental impact assessment in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (Manila, Philippines, 18 – 20 November 2009)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/MCOA/68289 (2009-091)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, other Governments, and relevant organizations

The Executive Secretary wishes to invite Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations to kindly provide relevant information concerning the objectives of the above-mentioned expert workshop, in particular regarding ongoing relevant sectoral, regional and national environmental impact as ...

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Notification
#1268
2009-08-10
Action by
2009-09-15

Peer review of the draft report of scientific synthesis on ocean acidification and its impacts on marine biodiversity and habitats

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/MCOA/68315 (2009-092)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Point, Other Governments and relevant organizations

I am pleased to invite you to participate in the peer review of the draft report of scientific synthesis on ocean acidification and its impacts on marine biodiversity and habitats.

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Notification
#1260
2009-07-24
Action by
2009-08-15

Nominations for the Expert Workshop on Scientific and Technical Aspects relevant to Environmental Impact Assessment in Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Manila, Philippines, 18 - 20 November 2009

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/MCOA/67045 (2009-084)
To: CBD National Focal Points, other Governments, and relevant organizations

I have the pleasure to inform you that, with financial support from the European Commission, the Secretariat is convening an expert workshop on scientific and technical aspects relevant to environmental impact assessment in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction, in Manila, Philippines, from ...

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Notification
#1258
2009-07-16
Action by
2009-08-31

Peer review of the draft report of Scientific synthesis on the impacts of ocean fertilization on marine biodiversity

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/VA/68013 (2009-082)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Point, and Other Governments and relevant organizations

I am pleased to invite you to participate in the peer review of the draft report of scientific synthesis on the impacts of ocean fertilization on marine biodiversity.

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Notification
#1244
2009-06-25
Action by
2009-08-31

Online Discussion Forum in preparation for Expert workshop on scientific and technical guidance on the use of biogeographic classification systems and identification of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction in need of protection (Ottawa, Canada, 29 September - 2 October 2009)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/va/67798 (2009-068)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points, Other Governments, and relevant organizations

At its ninth meeting, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention decided to convene an expert workshop to provide scientific and technical guidance on the use and further development of biogeographic classification systems, and guidance on the identification of areas beyond the nation ...

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Notification
#1243
2009-06-23

List of Selected Experts for the Expert workshop on scientific and technical guidance on the use of biogeographic classification systems and identification of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction in need of protection, Ottawa, Canada, 29 September – 2 October 2009

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/va/67734 (2009-067)
To: all National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points

Pursuant to the request by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention in its decision IX/20, paragraph 19, I am convening, with financial support from the Governments of Canada and Germany, an expert workshop on scientific and technical guidance on the use of biogeographic classification sy ...

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Notification
#1216
2009-04-22
Action by
2009-06-30

Nominations for the Expert Workshop on Scientific and Technical Aspects relevant to Environmental Impact Assessment in Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Manila, Philippines, 18 - 20 November 2009

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/SGa/67045 (2009-040)
To: CBD National Focal Points, other Governments, and relevant organizations

I have the pleasure to inform you that, with financial support from the European Commission, the Secretariat is convening an expert workshop on scientific and technical aspects relevant to environmental impact assessment in marine areas beyond national jurisdiction, in Manila, Philippines, from ...

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Notification
#1195
2009-03-02
Action by
2009-06-30

Request to submit relevant information concerning the objectives of the marine expert workshop (Ottawa, Canada, 29 September – 2 October 2009) as well as on the progress towards the 2012 target on representative networks of marine protected areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/SGa/66531 (2009-021)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points, Other Governments and relevant organizations

The Executive Secretary wishes to invite Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations to kindly provide relevant information concerning the objectives of the above-mentioned expert workshop as well as on the progress towards the 2012 target on representative networks of marine protected ...

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Notification
#1196
2009-03-02
Action by
2009-03-31

Expert workshop on scientific and technical guidance on the use of biogeographic classification systems and identification of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction in need of protection, 29 September – 2 October 2009, Ottawa, Canada

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/SGa/65788 (2009-022)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Other Governments, relevant organizations

Please refer to the earlier notification dated 12 December 2008 (Ref.: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/SGa/65788) regarding the nominations of experts to participate in the expert workshop on scientific and technical guidance on the use of biogeographic classification systems and identification of marine areas ...

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Notification
#1163
2008-12-12
Action by
2009-03-31

Request to submit views and/or scientific information on the impacts of destructive fishing practices, unsustainable fishing, and illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing as well as ocean fertilization and ocean acidification on marine biodiversity

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/SGa/65784 (2008-161)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points, Other Governments, relevant organizations, indigenous and local communities

The Executive Secretary wishes to invite Parties, other Governments, relevant organizations, and indigenous and local communities, to kindly provide views and/or scientific information on the subjects listed above to the Secretariat (secretariat@cbd.int or fax +1-514-288-6588) at your earliest c ...

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Notification
#1164
2008-12-12
Action by
2009-03-31

Expert workshop on scientific and technical guidance on the use of biogeographic classification systems and identification of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction in need of protection, Ottawa, Canada, 29 September – 2 October 2009

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/SGa/65788 (2008-162)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Other Governments, relevant organizations

I have the pleasure to inform you that, with financial support from the Governments of Canada and Germany, the Secretariat is convening an expert workshop on scientific and technical guidance on the use of biogeographic classification systems and identification of marine areas beyond national ju ...

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Notification
#1096
2008-07-30
Action by
2008-12-31

Voluntary report on implementation of the Programme of work on marine and coastal biological diversity

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JL/JG/64491 (2008-095)
To: CBD National Focal Points, relevant organizations

The purpose of this notification is to invite Parties and relevant organizations to provide information on (i) status and trends of, and threats to, marine and coastal biological diversity; and (ii) progress made in the implementation of the programme of work on marine and coastal biological div ...

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Notification
#999
2007-12-21
Action by
2008-02-29

Second call for information on research activities related to deep-seabed genetic resources

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/JG/55050 (2007-166)
To: All CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, Research Institutions and Relevant Organizations

Reference is made to my notification dated 23 June 2006 (available on our website at: http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2006/ntf-2006-069-seabed-en.pdf), inviting Parties, other Governments and research institutions and other relevant organizations to submit information on research activities ...

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Notification
#912
2007-09-14

R E V I S I O N: Expert Workshop on ecological criteria and biogeographic classification systems for marine areas in need of protection, 2-4 October 2007, Azores, Portugal - Composition of the Group

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JL/ac/57414 (2007-080)
To: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations

Pursuant to Decision VIII/24, paragraph 46, of the Conference of the Parties, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is convening an expert workshop on ecological criteria and biogeographic classification systems for marine areas in need of protection, from 2 to 4 Octobe ...

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Notification
#768
2006-06-23
Action by
2006-12-31

Information on research activities related to deep seabed genetic resources

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JG/55050 (2006-069)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, research organizations

Parties, other Governments and research organizations are invited to provide information on past and present research activities that encompass the deep sea and open ocean environments, including research cruises that explore the deep seabed, for posting on the CBD website. Preliminary informati ...

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Notification
#695
2005-12-16
Action by
2006-01-15

Reference: SCBD/STTM/MV/VA/52399 (2005-131)
To: CBD & SBSTTA National Focal Points

The purpose of this notification is to invite Parties and other Governments to provide to the Executive Secretary further comments on the assessment of status and trends of, and threats to, deep seabed genetic resources beyond national jurisdiction as contained in section III of document UNEP/CB ...

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Notification
#651
2005-07-26
Action by
2005-08-31

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/dh/49947 (2005-088)
To: CBD National Focal Points

In paragraph 2 of recommendation 1/1 of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Protected Areas which met in Montecatini, Italy, from 13 to 17 June 2005, the Executive Secretary was invited to compile a list of existing ecological criteria for identification of potential marine areas for protect ...

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2005-07-07

Reference: SCBD/STTM/MV/mr/49633 (2005-079)
To: CBD National Focal Points Invited International Organizations

In Annex 1 of decision VII/5, which presents the elaborated programme of work on marine and coastal biological diversity, programme element 1 relates to the implementation of integrated marine and coastal area management (IMCAM). Activity (c) under operational objective 1.1 calls for the identif ...

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