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Side Event
#1711
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-21

Post-2010 targets and a green development mechanism

This side event will explore the role that a green development mechanism could play in supporting post-2010 goals and targets and in adapting post-2010 indicators to market-based financing for biodiversity.

Side Event
#1871
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-20

Economic tools to incorporate ecosytem services into decision-making

This side event focuses on how and why to value ecosystem services, the scope for innovative financial mechanisms to capture these values and relevance to the CBD. The WBCSD’s Ecosystem Valuation Initiative (EVI) in which IUCN is a key partner is guiding companies to introduce ecosystem valuatio ...

Side Event
#1930
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-20

Social Assessment of Protected Areas and its relevance to the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas

The review of the CBD Programme of Work on PAs highlights lack of progress in achieving targets on equity and benefit sharing (goal 2.1) and recommends increased emphasis on assessing and valuing costs and benefits of PAs. Also highlighted is the need to promote a better understanding of the r ...

Side Event
#1957
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-20

Competing claims: biodiversity, food, wood, biofuels and climate change

The world is aiming at food, wood and energy security with minimizing climate change and safeguarding biodiversity. However, these issues are mutually related; solving the one should be integrated with solving the other ones. In the side-event, quantitative options for biodiversity are related t ...

Side Event
#1981
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-20

Towards standards for national watchlists of sites of biodiversity conservation significance (convened by IUCN with the Philippine Government, the Ramsar Convention, UNESCO, UNEP-WCMC, BirdLife International, Conservation International, NatureKenya, and Plantlife International)

Over the last 30 years numerous practical techniques have been developed for the identification of sites of biodiversity conservation significance. These include global intergovernmental mechanisms, notably Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar sites), World Heritage sites and Biosphere R ...

Side Event
#1813
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

INFORMAL CONSULTATION ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ONLINE SUPPORT TOOL FOR NATIONAL REPORTING TO THE CBD (THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CONVENTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY - CBD, THE GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION FACILITY - GBIF)

This side event is jointly organised by the Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). The objective of the Side Event is to obtain inputs from countries and, in particular, CBD National Focal Points, on the development o ...

Side Event
#1868
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

Sustaining Marine Ecosystems Through Informed Policies - The role of a Global Reporting and Assessment of the Marine Environment (GRAME).

This information and brainstorm session will explore national and regional opportunities and needs in reporting on marine ecosystem health and outlooks to inform targeted marine policy development. Updates will be provided on the ongoing work under the United Nations to establish a legitimate an ...

Side Event
#1874
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

Will next generation biofuels be sustainable? Synthetic biology and biodiversity

As artificial life forms are being created in laboratories for various industrial uses, unsubstantiated claims that these new technologies allow for greater sustainability mask fundamental gaps in global regulation as well as serious threats to bio-diversity and human health and livelihoods. T ...

Side Event
#1902
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

Responsible biofuels and beyond: critical issues for the CBD Agriculture programme of work

Facilitated session bringing together perspectives on critical sustainability issues associated industrial biofuels markets as they relate to the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Agriculture Programme of Work.

Side Event
#1952
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

MAINSTREAMING below-ground BIODIVERSITY IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

The side event will highlight the achievements of the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Below-ground Biodiversity project. A GEF-funded project that is implemented through UNEP and being executed by CIAT-TSBF and that comes to a close in 2010. The side event will make a case of the impo ...

Side Event
#1956
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

Analysis of the biodiversity effects of different policy options. A contribution to the TEEB report

The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) worked out 9 policy options that could contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of global biodiversity and a few ecosystem goods and services. Policy options are defined here as alternative pathways for policymakers along which to i ...

Side Event
#2030
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

1.25 MILLION SPECIES - LAUNCH OF THE CATALOGUE OF LIFE 2010 SPECIAL EDITION IN SUPPORT OF THE GTI

The 2010 Special Edition of the Catalogue of Life provides a single species checklist and taxonomic hierarchy covering 1.25 million species, and celebrates the diversity of life on Earth. This meeting will outline major developments funded in the Second Phase of the CoL Programme, including the ...

Side Event
#1707
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-18

Coping with Climate Change: How are Indigenous Peoples and Rural Communities Using Agrobiodiversity to Adapt.

The side event will show how indigenous people and rural communities are using agrobiodiversity to help cope with climate change. Working with farmers around the world, the Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research has collected information on the use of agrobiodiversity by farmers and communitie ...

Side Event
#1777
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-18

Reportback, Helping Islands adapt Workshop: A Workshop on Regional Action to Combat Invasive Species on Islands to preserve biodiversity and adapt to climate change, 12-16 April 2010, Auckland, New Zealand

The overall purpose of the workshop is to identify and strengthen mechanisms that enable effective and sustainable invasive species management for islands. This event will provide a report back from target regions on the outcomes of the workshop, action plans developed for each of the regions ...

Side Event
#1812
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-18

BIODIVERSITY DATA IN ACTION TOWARDS CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION FACILITY - GBIF)

This side event will introduce participants to the importance of biodiversity informatics and the role of international cooperation in the establishment of a common framework and infrastructure for the sharing of biodiversity data to address transboundary issues such as protected areas, marine c ...

Side Event
#1858
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-18

A New Vision for Biodiversity Conservation

IUCN's position on the post-2010 Strategic Plan of the CBD, its Mission, Vision and Targets will be presented at this event. Some targets will be presented in detail to promote further discussion about their rationale and follow up mechanisms.

Side Event
#1876
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-18

An easy, low-cost strategy to stop species extinction and meet 2010 and post-2010 targets: the Alliance for Zero Extinction

The Alliance for Zero Extinction is seeking a bold post-2010 target to halt loss of Earth’s species. Hear from nations that have already demonstrated that protecting species threatened with extinction can be low cost and easy and has helped meet the 2010 target. Sites with AZE species are also h ...

Side Event
#1809
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

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.

Side Event
#1821
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

The Launch of the Ecosystem and Human Well-Being: A Manual for Assessment Practitioners (MA Methods Manual).

Building on the experiences and lessons learned from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) and sub-global assessments, Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: A Manual for Assessment Practitioners (MA Methods Manual) is a how-to guide to conducting assessments of the impacts on humans of ecosystem c ...

Side Event
#1840
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

The Satoyama Initiative (Part 2)

The Satoyama Initiative is a global effort led by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MoEJ) and the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) which aims to understand, maintain and restore socio-ecological production landscapes or human-influenced natural environmen ...

Side Event
#1873
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

Geoengineering and Biodiversity: Implications for the CBD

What are the geoengineering technologies in the research and development phase that could have dramatic impacts on biodiversity through technological adjustments to earth's albedo, large scale manipulation of marine ecosystems, and conversion of "biomass" to industrial uses in a post-carbon economy

Side Event
#1910
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

Supporting the post-2010 Strategic Plan through implementation of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC)

IUCN's position on the post-2010 GSPC including how it links to the Strategic Plan of the CBD will be presented at this event. Some GSPC and Strategic Plan targets will be presented in detail with discussion about implementation strategies for both.

Side Event
#1960
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

The Status of CBD Implementations and Development of ABS Regional Framework in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) Region

During the side event, ICIMOD aims to invite a high level delegation from its eight regional member countries namely, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. ICIMOD plans to make two introductory presentations on (1) th ...

Side Event
#1983
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

Grains of Wisdom versus False Solutions: Farmer innovations, agricultural biodiversity and climate change

The role of agriculture in adapting to and mitigating climate change is crucial and there are basically two alternative approaches. Industrial solutions such as GM crops, biofuels and biochar present a serious threat to biodiversity and agriculture, but are presented as climate solutions. Mean ...

Side Event
#1993
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-17

Adapting to climate change in Africa– identifying impacts and planning adaptive management responses

BirdLife will present the results of recent work that has examined the projected impacts of climate change on the distribution of birds and other biodiversity throughout Africa and the resilience of a network of over 800 Important Bird Areas across the region. An Adaptive Management Framework i ...

Side Event
#1702
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14
Side Event
#1709
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Adapting the Laws and Governance of Biological Diversity to Climate Change: Frameworks for Policymakers and Practitioners

Climate change is quickly undermining the ability of laws and policies governing biodiversity to achieve long-term objectives. These laws generally assume that ecological conditions are static, at least within certain parameters. They may forbid translocation of organisms, provide management or ...

Side Event
#1710
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Implementing the POWPA-Key issues emerging from GEF-Funded Initiatives

The GEF and UNDP have invested significant resources into protected areas since the Programme of Work on Protected Areas was first adopted. This side event will summarize challenges, successes and key emerging issues in protected areas, and will highlight lessons learned from the UNDP/GEF "Early ...

Side Event
#1800
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Shared challenges – country action on islands to progress the CBD

The side event will demonstrate country action on islands to progress the CBD - specifically linking to the Programme of Work on Protected Areas, Biodiversity and Climate Change and Invasive Species. Countries will share progress, lessons and experiences on their island commitments, in particula ...

Side Event
#1807
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Best Parcticese in Japan on Financial Mechanism for the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity

There are so many best practices in Japan for the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity such as forest tax, watershed protection tax, paddy field subsidiary for underground water by government and company etc. IGES has been survey these financial mechanism for biodiversity and we will e ...

Side Event
#1816
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Prioritizing taxonomy for development and the CBD

Speakers from the National Museums of Kenya / BioNET - EAFRINET, University of Ghana, BioNET - Secretariat and the Biodiversity Center of Japan will present and discuss approaches to assessing and responding to the priority taxonomic needs of end-users.

Side Event
#1824
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

How Governments Value Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Successful implementation of the CBD post-2010 Strategic Plan will require an improved enabling environment at global and – most importantly - national levels, delivered through appropriate policy, financial and institutional frameworks that facilitate wise management and conservation. Specifica ...

Side Event
#1826
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Toward an Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): a debate with scientists and civil society representatives

This side event will be dedicated to IPBES, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, currently under discussion, under the auspices of UNEP. It is jointly organised by DIVERSITAS, IHDP (International Human Dimension Programme on global environmental change), ICSU ...

Side Event
#1942
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Sync Biodiversity

The UNEP Governing Council and Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF) in its eleventh special session held in Bali, Indonesia discussed the need and possibilities for identifying synergies between biodiversity related Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs). The discussions held rec ...

Side Event
#1946
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

WOW - Flyway Conservation at Work in the African-Eurasian Region

The WOW Flyways Conservation Partnership: Presentation of WOW achievements and new flyways conservation planning tools -Launch of the first "Flyways Training Kit" Partners: UNEP/GEF, Wetlands International, BirdLife International, AEWA (African Eurasian Waterbirds Agreement), the Ramsar Convent ...

Side Event
#1973
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

FOREST EUROPE: Enriching Biodiversity — 2010 and beyond

The side event will: • present FOREST EUROPE contributions to actions for achieving 2010 Biodiversity Target; • highlight the existing and potential role of sustainable forest management and actions towards achieving 2010 target and post-2010; • stimulate discussion on how to strengthen sust ...

Side Event
#1992
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-14

Building Partnerships to improve the management of Coastal and Marine ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean

Coastal and Marine ecosystems in the Western Indian Ocean provide food and other goods and services of strategic importance to livelihoods and national economies. These ecosystems however are increasingly being degraded due to human induced threats such as over exploitation, habitat loss and cl ...

Side Event
#1704
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

The Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON)

Some 100 governmental and non-governmental organizations are collaborating through GEO BON to make their biodiversity data, information and forecasts more readily accessible to policymakers, managers, experts and other users. This GEO BON event is co-sponsored by Japan's Ministry of the Environm ...

Side Event
#1705
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

Achievements in PoWPA Implementation

The Programme of Work on Protected Areas has some great success stories in implementation; some of which have come to light during the recent series of regional workshops on capacity building and review of implementation held from October to December 2009. In collaboration with PoWPA Friends, t ...

Side Event
#1801
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

NATURAL SOLUTIONS: Protected areas helping people cope with climate change

This session will present the findings of a report that demonstrates the role of protected areas in maintaining essential ecosystem services for development and for addressing climate change mitigation and adaptation. The discussion will consider how the findings of this report should inform po ...

Side Event
#1810
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

Governance of Protected Areas -- crucial concepts and tools for PoWPA

The event will review PoWPA requirements on governance of protected areas and illustrate how they can be met by taking advantage of advances in understanding and practice, drawing from IUCN guidance.

Side Event
#1849
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

The Impacts of Destructive Fishing Practices, Unsustainable Fishing, and Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing on Marine Biodiversity and Habitats

The Impacts of Destructive Fishing Practices, Unsustainable Fishing, and Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing on Marine Biodiversity and Habitats

Side Event
#1853
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

REDD REALITIES - What REDD could mean for biodiversity

A series of presentations based on monitoring of REDD policies and processes in a number of developing countries, followed by questions and discussion.

Side Event
#1901
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

Mainstreaming Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition in a Changing Climate

This side event will highlight how communities in Kenya are using local agricultural biodiversity to improve nutrition and health and sustain livelihoods. Similar examples demonstrating the importance of local agricultural biodiversity to improve nutrition and wellbeing from other local and indi ...

Side Event
#1916
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13
Side Event
#1951
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE SIXTH TRONDHEIM CONFERENCE ON BIODIVERSITY 1 – 5 FEBRUARY 2010 – “GETTING THE BIODIVERSITY TARGETS RIGHT . WORKING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity have since 1993 provided a valuable forum for science-policy dialogue. The sixth conference was held on 1 – 5 February 2010 in Trondheim, Norway, and gathered more than 300 participants from 100 countries, representing governments, the scientific communi ...

Side Event
#1958
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

ONE STEP AT A TIME : JOINT REPORTING AS A MEANS TO ACHIEVE BETTER PERFORMANCE AND DELIVERY FOR THE RIO CONVENTIONS

The year 2012 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Rio Earth Summit. Parties are already planning to propose concrete action to link the three Rio Conventions (viz. UNFCCC, CBD and UNCCD). This event will explore means of achieving synergies between the Rio Conventions based experiences so far ...

Side Event
#1966
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-13

Technology Transfer and Cooperation: Operationalising the issues within CBD

Technology transfer and cooperation is one of the key issues within the CBD that require better focus and discussion to achieve the objectives of the Convention. This event will present a suite of options for addressing issues of technology transfer and cooperation.

Side Event
#1701
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-12

Collaboration between CBD and UNFF

The side event will provide further information on the collaboration between the UNFF and CBD Secretariat, including proposed joint capacity building activities.

Side Event
#1714
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-12

What is happening to biodiversity in Africa's protected Areas?

The status and trends of biodiversity (with emphasis on bird species) following the 'Pressure- State- Response' monitoring framework was measured within protected areas in 13 African countries. The results of the baseline and monitoring studies will be presented during a workshop and panel discu ...

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