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Side Event
#2253
COP 10
2010-10-29

CP Thai Private Sector 's contribution to conservation, sustainable use and benefit sharing on animal genetic resources.

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), one of the largest food producers in Asia with its main production base in Thailand, has been involved in developing projects that support planting mangrove by continuously donating money contributions to several universities such as Kasetsart University, Ramk ...

Side Event
#2304
COP 10
2010-10-29

An introduction to DOPA, a Digital Observatory for Protected Areas

The Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) is a biodiversity information system currently developed as a set of interoperable web services at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in collaboration with other international organizations, including GBIF, UNEP-WCMC, Birdlife ...

Side Event
#2344
COP 10
2010-10-29

CEPA APPROACH UTILIZING "TANGIBLE EARTH"-2 (FEAT. MIRAIKAN/NATIONAL MUSEUM OF EMERGING SCIENCE AND INNOVATION)

“Tangible Earth” is the world’s first interactive globe, invented by Prof. Shinichi TAKEMURA. It is a medium which makes it possible to visualize in real-time various aspects of our planet (such as cloud movements, cyclones, global warming, the global migration of birds and whales) as well as so ...

Side Event
#1818
COP 10
2010-10-29

Recent OECD work on Economic Aspects of Biodiversity

Recent OECD work on biodiversity will be presented including on: Enhancing the Cost-effectiveness of Payments for Ecosystem Services; Innovative financing for Biodiversity Conservation; and Green Growth & Biodiversity

Side Event
#1977
COP 10
2010-10-29

New Models to Share Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

New Models to Share Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

Side Event
#2196
COP 10
2010-10-28

Reconciling efforts to implement the provisions of the Conventions on Climate Change and Biological Diversity in an integrated way.

This high level event will address how political efforts are needed in order to implement the provisions of two of the most important MEAs. Counting on the participation of developed and developing countries participants, the discussion will include the kind of commitments necessary to reduce th ...

Side Event
#2259
COP 10
2010-10-28

Monaco and Marine Protected Areas

Within the framework of the COP-10 and in presence of HSH the Sovereign Prince, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation organizes a side event entitled “Monaco and Marine Protected Areas”. During this event, a presentation will be given on projects led by the Foundation in the field of biodive ...

Side Event
#1798
COP 10
2010-10-28

Experience in Implementing High Seas Marine Protected Areas

The side event will showcase the first successfully installed High Seas MPAs and the approaches organizations have taken for the establishment. From the North-East Atlantic, the Mediterranean Sea and the Southern Ocean speakers will present institutions’ responses to the challenges of protectin ...

Side Event
#2055
COP 10
2010-10-28

Concertation Francophone de haut niveau à la CdP10 à la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique

C'est une réunion pour les Ministres et les Chefs des Délégations Francophones pour l'échange autour des enjeux liés aux points inscrits sur l'agenda des négociations à la CdP 10

Side Event
#2090
COP 10
2010-10-28

PwC & UNDP: Habitat banking in Latin America and the Caribbean

PwC will be presenting the findings of the new 'Habitat banking in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Feasibility Assessment' report prepared under UNDP guidance. This will be followed by a panel discussion regarding the opportunities, risks and barriers to establishing regulatory habitat bankin ...

Side Event
#2137
COP 10
2010-10-28

Climatosfera 2100: El futuro en nuestras manos

Presentation and gaming session of the Development Education tool: Climatosfera 2100: El futuro en nuestras manos

Side Event
#2160
COP 10
2010-10-28

A global aquarium strategy for conservation and sustainability

Presentation of the world zoo and aquarium conservation strategy for the implementation of the WAZA aquarium community. The strategy is introduced and examples are being presented by WAZA president and representatives of the Japanese zoo and aquarium association (JAZA), followed by the launch of ...

Side Event
#2168
COP 10
2010-10-28

Global Tiger Initiative: Mainstreaming Conservation and Biodiversity into the Development Agenda

Partners of the Global Tiger Initiative will take stock of the commitments made by tiger range countries and the international community at the September Tiger Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia. The World Bank, with President Robert B. Zoellick, would report on this flagship initiative and its En ...

Side Event
#2209
COP 10
2010-10-28

BREAKING BOUNDARIES FOR BIODIVERSITY EXPANDING THE POLICY AGENDA TO HALT BIODIVERSITY LOSS

Biodiversity loss occurs all over the world, particularly in the tropics. However, northern countries also are responsible for the loss of biodiversity in southern countries, as a consequence of trade. National efforts alone were not successful to slow down biodiversity loss, and thus we have to ...

Side Event
#2296
COP 10
2010-10-28

FUTURA Channel: a platform for education and community outreach in Brazil

Founded in 1997, as the first private TV channel in Brazil totally dedicated to education, FUTURA is committed to providing quality information and addressing the most challenging subjects in the agenda of the Brazilian society. Thus, a large portion of FUTURA’s programs aim at encouraging sust ...

Side Event
#2301
COP 10
2010-10-28

Drifting woods: the voyage from Eastern Africa to Nagoya

Climate change, a truly global challenge, has brought the strong interconnectivity of global ecosystems to the highest political agenda. Yet, in other environments, the understanding of global ecosystem functioning may be relatively well understood by scientists, sometimes recognized by Governme ...

Side Event
#1793
COP 10
2010-10-28

Making it Happen – Building a partnership to expand successes on protected area targets

An innovative transboundary approach has proven to be successful for delivering on protected area targets in 5 regions worldwide. Partnership is at the heart of this success. This active working session will bring together new potential partners to explore lessons learned and identify ways forwa ...

Side Event
#1747
COP 10
2010-10-28

CONTRIBUTION OF ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES TO BIODIVERSITY SURVEY AND CLIMATE CHANGE MONITORING-2 (FEAT. JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY).

Contribution of artificial satellites to biodiversity survey and climate change monitoring (the second part). Current plan on the topic is as followed: Lecture on highlighting the contribution of artificial satellites to climate change and water circulation monitoring and global, regional and Lo ...

Side Event
#1775
COP 10
2010-10-28

Arctic Biodiversity: status and trends

A review of the current status and trends in Arctic Biodiversity. And an overview of ongoing work by the Conservation of Arctic Flora & Fauna working group (CAFF) of the Arctic Council e.g. The Arctic Biodiversity Assessment and the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme etc. CAFFs misi ...

Side Event
#2118
COP 10
2010-10-28

The Nature Diversity Act- Best Biodiversity Policy for the Future Policy Award 2010

The Norwegian Nature Diversity Act entered into force on the 1st. of July 2009. Although it was adopted less than a year ago, The Nature Diversity Act has been nominated as Best Biodiversity Policy for the Future Policy Award 2010. The Act is a following-up of national and international obligat ...

Side Event
#2172
COP 10
2010-10-28

Brazilian Biodiversity and Business Action

By presenting some case studies on how Brazilian companies are responding to the CBD, the side event aims at disseminating good practices in Brazil regarding the relationship between business, society and biodiversity. We believe that the business sector needs to become a bigger part of the solu ...

Side Event
#2211
COP 10
2010-10-28

GLOBE International: Legislative actions to restore marine biodiversity and ecosystem services

The Global Legislators Organisation, GLOBE International, is a unique network of legislators committed to addressing global environmental challenges. GLOBE parliamentarians work closely with leading scientists, economists and policy specialists to develop progressive and coordinated environmenta ...

Side Event
#2220
COP 10
2010-10-28

the Prospective View of 2012 World Conservation Congress (WCC)

"the Prospective View of 2012 World Conservation Congress" aims to the promotion and preparation of 2012 World Conservation Congress(WCC) which will be held in the Republic of Korea in 2012. It is organized by Ministry of Environment (Republic of Korea), Korea National Park Service, Jeju special ...

Side Event
#2281
COP 10
2010-10-28

Pacific Ocean 2020 Challenge - a healthy ocean for future generations

The respectfully requested CBD COP 10 side event aims at informing about the new Pacific Ocean 2020 Challenge Initiative which was kick-started in July 2010. Seven Governments (California, Fiji, Micronesia, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vietnam) participated in the founding meeting. Governo ...

Side Event
#2292
COP 10
2010-10-28

Advances in marine conservation in Chile: lesson learned, virtuous partnership and challenges for new MPAs

Since the time of Chile’s canoeist populations along its coasts, Chile has a long outstanding history of maritime vocation in the southeastern Pacific. In the last decade, this vocation has been reinforced by the need for the sustainable use of marine resources and their environments, which has ...

Side Event
#2325
COP 10
2010-10-28

Advancing the biodiversity agenda: A UN system-wide contribution

The purpose of the event would be to launch the UN report on “Advancing the biodiversity agenda: A UN system-wide contribution” during the high level segment to share its findings with a wide audience present at COP and to discuss on further expectations and actions from the UN system for the fo ...

Side Event
#2332
COP 10
2010-10-28

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BIODIVERSITY ACT

The Government of India has enacted the Biological Diversity Act 2002. The Act provides for conservation of biological diversity, sustainable use of its components, and fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the use of biological resources and/or associated knowledge. The Nati ...

Side Event
#2335
COP 10
2010-10-28

Youth for the CBD: Diverse Networks, Common Purpose

Every day, organizations for youth and children around the world engage and take concrete action for biodiversity. The meeting of the Conference of the Parties is a unique occasion for them to demonstrate they are taking their planet and their future seriously. This event provides opportunity to ...

Side Event
#2031
COP 10
2010-10-28

Business meets Biodiversity - Doing Business the Biodiverse Way

Leading companies from around the world, who are dynamically engaged in protecting biodiversity by conscientiously adapting business practices, will present their efforts at this side event. Participants will be able to hear from and interact directly with business members of the Business and B ...

Side Event
#2054
COP 10
2010-10-28

Marine and Coastal protected Areas towards a better Governance of the Mediterranean

This side event aims at sharing the efforts of the Mediterranean region under the aegis of UNEP/MAP in making the Millenium Development Goals with regard to the protection of biodiversity and the creation of marine protected areas a reality in the Mediterranean region. 60 min event, including: ...

Side Event
#2073
COP 10
2010-10-27

Regional Action Plan for Amazon Biodiversity

The Regional Action Plan for Amazon Biodiversity is presented as a result of a joint effort between the eight Member Countries of ACTO to strengthen measures of cooperation, communication and coordination thus contributing to improving the livelihoods of their people and generating conditions fo ...

Side Event
#2120
COP 10
2010-10-27

Identifying Impacts and Planning Adaptive Management Responses to Climate Change in Asia and Africa

Presentation of the results of recent and on-going work that has examined the projected impacts of climate change on the distribution of birds and other biodiversity throughout Africa and Asia, and the resilience of the network of Important Bird Areas across the two regions. An Adaptive Manageme ...

Side Event
#2122
COP 10
2010-10-27

How Japanese companies work on TEEB, certifications, PES, offsets: Many cases presented by Nikkei BP EMF.

Nikkei BP's EcoManagement Forum (EMF) is a consortium of 170 large corporations which work hard on biodiversity. EMF is also partnered with Nikkei Ecology. a leding Japanese magazine of environmental issues in business. The member companies present many cases of their approach to biodiversity an ...

Side Event
#2179
COP 10
2010-10-27

'Protecting traditional knowledge and bio-cultural heritage

The event will present the overall findings of a global research project on "Protecting Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of customary laws and practices". Case studies from Peru, China, India & Kenya will be presented in more detail, including work on community biocultur ...

Side Event
#2189
COP 10
2010-10-27

VIVAT International Forum on Biodiversity and Environmental Governance: strengthening synergy, interrelatedness and participation in environmental decision-making

A brief symposium consisting on three ten-minute presentations by experts followed by a panel discussion. The focus will be on the need for an integrated approach to environmental governance that correlates different environmental issues with one another and also with other social issues, and th ...

Side Event
#2203
COP 10
2010-10-27

GLOBE International: Legislative approaches to recognising the value of biodiversity and natural capital

The Global Legislators Organisation, GLOBE International, is a unique network of legislators committed to addressing global environmental challenges. GLOBE parliamentarians work closely with leading scientists, economists and policy specialists to develop progressive and coordinated environmenta ...

Side Event
#2226
COP 10
2010-10-27

When parks are not enough: Ecosystem resilience and change in the Arctic

Event provides for discussion of new application of the ecosystem approach to move from current preservation of species/habitats/systems as they are now and “always” to focus on building resilience for terrestrial and marine ecosystems to address challenge of management through change and under ...

Side Event
#2282
COP 10
2010-10-27

TOWARDS THE SOUTH-WEST ATLANTIC OCEAN CONSERVATION

The National Parks Administration of Argentina will formally announce the creation of four Marine Parks (maximum figure of Marine Protected Areas in the country) in Argentina´s Sea. The initiative will be recognize by WWF with the Leaders for a Living Planet award. The side event is hosted by th ...

Side Event
#2318
COP 10
2010-10-27

ADAPTATION, BIODIVERSITY PRESERVATION, AND COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING THROUGH ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

This event will showcase the work of the BDA (Biotechnology for Development in Africa) Foundation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The BDA approach of creating 'ecopreneurs' who can capitalize on the medicinal products of cultivated trees shows a unique and effective way of creating soc ...

Side Event
#1913
COP 10
2010-10-27

Corporate Biodiversity Management - Practicality Meets Biodiversity

Business meets biodiversity in a real way. The all-new best practises manual “Corporate Biodiversity Management” is here. The handbook will be presented by the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) together with Business and Biodiversity Initiative members. It represents the consolidated efforts o ...

Side Event
#1939
COP 10
2010-10-27

SUSTAINABLE USE OF BIOMASS – A CHANCE TO ADDRESS BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION

Sustainable produced biomass is being addressed as part of the Agriculture Programme of Work under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The side event will help to - Provide an opportunity for discussions among the Parties, the private sector, government and civil society the challenges ...

Side Event
#2024
COP 10
2010-10-27

European Capitals of Biodiversity

This side event is dedicated to biodiversity protection specifically on the local level. In the project "European Capitals of Biodiversity", over 300 local authorities in France, Hungary, Germany, Spain and Slovakia participated in national competitions on local biodiversity protection. During t ...

Side Event
#2039
COP 10
2010-10-27

Going beyond mitigation: How can private sector drive biodiversity conservation?

The event will present views, experiences and recommendations from the private sector actors on how to advance towards effectively engaging business in supporting the implemetation of the three objectives of CBD, in particular in the use of BioTrade approaches.

Side Event
#2056
COP 10
2010-10-27

Présentation du livre et des fiches sur la "Biodiversité dans le monde francophone"

Événement pour présenter le livre et les fiches sur la "Biodiversité dans le monde francophone", préparé par l'OIF/IEPF et l'IUCN

Side Event
#1782
COP 10
2010-10-27

Biodiversity in Fishery - Perspective from Experiences of Japan

Relation of biodiversity and fishery is regarded competitive frequently. However, good practices show the integrated aspects of environmental conservation and sustainable fisheries. 10 academic societies on coastal environment in Japan organize the multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary symposium ...

Side Event
#2141
COP 10
2010-10-27

Local Solutions to Global Biodiversity Challenges

This side event is proposed in acknowledgement of the key role that local authorities play in assisting the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in achieving the objectives of the CBD, and their potential for vastly increased and facilitated involvement. The implementation of ...

Side Event
#2300
COP 10
2010-10-27

AN INTERIM MECHANISM TO PROTECT TROPICAL FORESTS (IMPTF) AND SURROUNDING AREAS INCLUDING COASTAL FORESTS - EXPEDITE MARKET TO CAPTURE CARBON CREDITS, SAVE FOREST BIODIVERSITY AND EMISSIONS, AND STRENGTHEN PROTECTED AREAS THROUGH COMMUNITIES WITHIN CONNECTIVITY CONSERVATION INITIATIVES

IMPTF calls for the introduction of a modified mechanism that would provide funding to qualifying projects existing within established and recognized Connectivity Conservation frameworks (or corridors) which can be regional as well as intra-national (with national approval), at least until count ...

Side Event
#2305
COP 10
2010-10-27

The Micronesia Biosecurity Plan - An unprecedented cooperative effort to proactively analyze and prevent invasive species threats to the region of Micronesia.

The US Government, in conjunction with partners in Micronesia, is completing a comprehensive, science-based biosecurity plan to minimize invasive species threats to the region of Micronesia associated with the pending US Military build-up on Guam. The plan will include risk analyses of invasive ...

Side Event
#1797
COP 10
2010-10-27

Progress in the implementation of conservation strategies in the Amazonas state (Brazil) towards CBD targets

Amazonas state is working on a consistent conservation policy since 2003, which includes the establishment and implementation of new protected areas, the reduction of deforestation levels, climate change related initiatives, among others. Analyses and results will be focused on the progress achi ...

Side Event
#1808
COP 10
2010-10-27

Sustainable agriculture for enhancing biodiversity in eco-tone by using rice based ecosystem

Various cases using rice paddies wisely and sustainably and to promote biodiversity in agricultural land and suggestions for the policies from many regions and various institutions will be disclosed. It will propose a forgotten role of agricultural land for the biodiversity.

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