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Side Event
#2856
COP 11
2012-10-08

"Biodiversity and Health: strengthening our synergies and seeking collaboration" by SCBD, WHO, DIVERSITAS, EcoHealth Alliance and partners.

Biodiversity and human health have inextricable links, as biodiversity can offer critical health-supporting ecosystem services and benefits. It is also increasingly acknowledged that public health arguments are an opportunity for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Anthropogeni ...

Side Event
#2602
COP 11
2012-10-08

"Biodiversity conservation leading to enhanced livelihoods"- case studies from Host state of Andhra pradesh India where COP is being organised.

The sucess stories of "Biodiversity Conservation leading to enhanced livelihoods" case studies will be presented by indigenous communities at the grass root level.This will enable the participants to directly interact with the field level conservers to gain first hand information coming from the ...

Side Event
#2897
COP 11
2012-10-08

"Biodiversity, development and culture": critical reflections on the Brazilian contemporary experiences.

Brazil has one of the highest rates of biodiversity and is considered one of the mega-diverse countries. Currently, the country is experiencing a time of economic stability and growth, where development policies are a priority of the current government. Discussions on the new Forest Code, the li ...

Side Event
#2616
COP 11
2012-10-16

A 1st global network of key sites for seabird conservation: their uses for informing EBSAs and other marine conservation initiatives

Co-conveners: BirdLife International, Wild Bird Society of Japan, Bombay Natural History Society, Nairobi Convention Secretariat, Convention on Biological Diversity Secretariat, The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence Since 2005 BirdLife has been working to c ...

Side Event
#2820
COP 11
2012-10-16

A Joint Strategy to Conserve Dugongs and Seagrass Beds in the Gulf of Mannar

The Mangroves for the Future Small Grants projects in the Gulf of Mannar (India and Sri Lanka) have undertaken a detailed survey of seagrass beds and dugong presence. Results will be shared and a strategy for joint conservation discussed with all stakeholders (fishing communities, state and nati ...

Side Event
#2644
COP 11
2012-10-12

A Policy Brief Launch: Securing the Future of Mangroves

Mangroves are extraordinary ecosystems that offer countless goods and services to the human population. Their importance and value both economically and ecologically are largely known; despite this nearly all mangrove nations have experienced net losses in mangrove cover in recent decades as a r ...

Side Event
#2685
COP 11
2012-10-16

A two-step contractual approach to making Nagoya functional: scoping contract and actualisation contract - the Bhutanese Policy for Access and Benefit Sharing

This side event is a joint side event between the National Biodiversity Centre in Bhutan, CEBPOL in India, Natural Justice og FNI. The topic is to explore a two step contractual approach for making ABS provide fair benefits from speedy access. The newly developed policy on ABS in Bhutan will be ...

Side Event
#2759
COP 11
2012-10-17

ABS for Business: Understanding the Nagoya Protocol

This will be a session dedicated to explaining the Nagoya Protocol with reference to the business community, including expected obligations, legal framework, IP issues, and the differences (and overlap) between ABS and Fairtrade.

Side Event
#2763
COP 11
2012-10-18

ACTO: Amazon Biodiversity

At this side event will be presented some activities developed in the region in supporting the Aichi Biodiversity Targets implementation. A reference about the Amazon Observatory defined by the ACTO Member Countries will be also presented.

Side Event
#2578
COP 11
2012-10-11

Aam Aadmi Awards & Envi Quiz 2012

Envi Quiz 2012 with focus on Bio Diversity for school students

Side Event
#2923
COP 11
2012-10-11

Achievements and Further Development of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI)

As of August 1, the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) comprises 117 various members working on maintaining and rebuilding socio-ecological production landscapes around the world. At this event, some IPSI members will give some presentations to share the outcome of the ...

Side Event
#2649
COP 11
2012-10-19

Achieving Conservation and Sustainable Resource Management in the Marine and Coastal Programme of West Africa (PRCM)

The event will showcase progress in meeting the ambitious commitments made by Wet African countries at COP10 to expand their protected area systems and promote benefits to local people. The Nagoya commitments were followed-up with a donor roundtable meeting in 2011 with the Lifeweb Initiative an ...

Side Event
#2837
COP 11
2012-10-11

Addressing biodiversity concerns in sustainable fisheries

The Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, in its tenth meeting, requested the Executive Secretary to collaborate with FAO, UNEP, regional fisheries management organizations (RFMOs), IUCN-CEM-FEG, and other relevant organizations, processes, and scientific groups, o ...

Decision
COP 11
#13192

Decision XI/31

Administration of the Convention and budget for the programme of work for the biennium 2013-2014

Side Event
#2806
COP 11
2012-10-15

Afro Asian Food Sovereignty: Can Millets be the Bonding Crops?

An international meeting comprising of farmers and pastoralists from Western Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia to discuss the global challenges and threats facing indigenous knowledge systems and traditional farming and pastoralist communities, and the tools that can be employed in order to ...

Side Event
#2543
COP 11

Agrodiversity and Food Security

Depletion of Agrodiversity has reduced the food basket available for the community. This had serious impacts on the food security and nutritional security of the people. With changing climate the risk of crop failures are increasing. There is urgent need to bring back agrodiversity into the ce ...

Side Event
#2746
COP 11
2012-10-09

Aichi Target 11 - Reshaping the agenda for Marine Protected Areas

During this event, we will provides a review of current MPA coverage (July 2012), showing dramatic increases in recent years. While this gives the impression that the 10% MPA target might be attainable, we revisit such information in the light of the Aichi Target 11 which introduces important n ...

Side Event
#2523
COP 11
2012-10-10
Side Event
#2570
COP 11
2012-10-09

Animal genetic resources of Tamil Nadu, India

This is organised to disseminate the biodiversity of tamil nadu for devising suitable genetic improvement programmes

Decision
COP 11
#13175

Decision XI/14

Article 8(j) and related provisions

Side Event
#2610
COP 11
2012-10-15

Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network (AP BON): Its aims and implementation

Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network was established in 2009 as a regional network of GEO BON. In 2011, the implementation plan of AP BON was drafted following the implementation plan of GEO BON. In the side event, we will introduce the organization and implementation plan of AP BON, an ...

Side Event
#2755
COP 11
2012-10-16

Asian cold deserts: unique biodiversity and ecosystem services

Asia covers the largest area of cold desert in the world covering partly/fully ten countries viz., Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia and Tajikistan. This ecoregion harbors some unique biodiversity (e.g., snow leopard, Marco Polo sheep, yak and a large ...

Side Event
#2596
COP 11
2012-10-15

Attempt to mainstream biodiversity in Costa Rica and cooperation by JICA

There is nothing for developing for survival but to produce destruction of ecology... That is the cause of crisis of biodiversity today. Most of Rainforest holding terrestrial biodiversity exists in developing countries. In these areas, growth of economy at higher speed is desired. But it is app ...

Side Event
#2950
COP 11
2012-10-19

BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN ASIA PACIFIC APFED SHOWCASE EXPERIENCE

The Convention on Biological Diversity, signed by 193 countries, explicitly recognizes that biodiversity is the foundation of economic productivity, prosperity, sustainable development, and ultimately, poverty eradication. It calls for ecosystem services to be incorporated into national account ...

Side Event
#2929
COP 11
2012-10-10

BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE, MANU NATIONAL PARK. PERU

The purpose of this meeting is to show the processes and mechanisms developed to involve the population in mitigating environmental and socio impacts against climate change. From local experience, develop national and subregional partnerships to address these changes. Manu National Park was dec ...

Side Event
#2674
COP 11
2012-10-12

Best practices for biodiversity conservation in European urban areas

This event will serve to inform participants to the 11th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD about the achievements of Swiss and other European cities to enhance the understanding of the relationship between urban biodiversity, and its ecological, social values and economic value ...

Side Event
#2582
COP 11
2012-10-10

Biocultural approaches to community based adaptation and mitigation to climate change

This workshop will discuss the experiences of the Indigenous Peoples' Biocultural Climate Change Assessment initiative in developing community-based biodiversity and climate change assessments to create local mitigation and adaptation responses in the context of food security and livelihoods, wi ...

Side Event
#2752
COP 11

Biocultural heritage: from concept to practice. New policy instruments for times of uncertainty and change

Ensuring the effective implementation of articles 8(j) and 10 (c ) is critical for achieving the CBD objectives at local level. Traditional knowledge and customary use are closely inter-linked, and are themselves dependent on biodiversity, landscapes, customary laws and cultural and spiritual va ...

Side Event
#2690
COP 11
2012-10-17

Biodiversity Conservation and Education for Sustainable Development

Conservation of biodiversity cannot be achieved without the active participation and support from civil society. Students, Decision Makers, Business Professionals and others need to understand the key underlying issues involved in biodiversity conservation and the way development affects this. F ...

Side Event
#2714
COP 11
2012-10-09

Biodiversity and Community health: operationalizing linkages between conservation and development on the ground

The interlinkages between biodiversity and health are well recognized. However, the need and potential of strengthening traditional understanding and practices related to health at the community level is an area that has not been sufficiently addressed in planning processes. Unlike mainstream he ...

Side Event
#2694
COP 11
2012-10-11

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Safeguards of Standards and Certification Schemes

This will be a joint presentation by UNEP-WCMC and SCBD on the latest phase of their work analyzing the biodiversity and ecosystem service provisions of standards and certification schemes, addressing gaps and the best ways of creating convergence around common terminologies and approaches, and ...

Decision
COP 11
#13180

Decision XI/19

Biodiversity and climate change related issues: advice on the application of relevant safeguards for biodiversity with regard to policy approaches and positive incentives on issues relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries

Decision
COP 11
#13182

Decision XI/21

Biodiversity and climate change: integrating biodiversity considerations into climate-change related activities

Side Event
#2756
COP 11
2012-10-11

Biodiversity and ecosystem services benefits of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects

Climate change mitigation and adaptation projects can potentially deliver benefits for biodiversity and ecosystem services. However, in some instances, for example, where afforestation leads to the establishment of monocultures or the introduction of exogenous trees, climate projects may have ne ...

Side Event
#2563
COP 11
2012-10-09

Biodiversity and people attacked by disasters and conflicts: A challenge for the implementation of the Convention

WGRI4 requested the Executive Secretary to undertake "a review of the short- and long-term impacts of disasters and conflicts on biodiversity and ways and means to take actions for implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets under such ...

Side Event
#2552
COP 11
2012-10-17

Biodiversity as an engine of inclusive green growth

Biodiversity and livelihoods are inextricably linked and provides for the needs for over 400 million people in south Asia alone. The linkages between biodiversity and poverty are complex and not fully understood due to their free availability as public goods, undervaluation, not considered as ex ...

Side Event
#2779
COP 11
2012-10-17

Biodiversity conservation in the mangrove wetlands

To discuss about the wise use of mangrove wetlands for their conservation

Decision
COP 11
#13183

Decision XI/22

Biodiversity for poverty eradication and development

Side Event
#2750
COP 11
2012-10-11

Biodiversity in Central Asia - A visual synthesis

A new publication aims to share information and improve public knowledge of biodiversity values, functions, status and trends, main threats and societal responses in Central Asia. The publication has been supported by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment

Side Event
#2819
COP 11
2012-10-10

Biodiversity, Poverty and Development: A Scenario of Indigenous Peoples in India

The event will feature Indigenous leaders from India and other experts as panelists to present the issues and challenges being posed to indigenous peoples by mining, mega-dams, privatization of water and rapid loss of biodiversity in indigenous territories. The event will also highlight issues o ...

Side Event
#2745
COP 11
2012-10-12

Bioenergy and biodiversity

This event will present the most recent mounting evidence for harms to both terrestrial and marine (algae) ecosystems biodiversity resulting from escalating demands for bioenergy feedstocks. The policies and supports driving these will also be critiqued including assessment of the performance of ...

Side Event
#2599
COP 11
2012-10-12

Bioethics,Biodiversity and Making a Repository of Ethical world views of Nature

This three day workshop aims to establish a framework and action plan to systematically map human relationships to nature and biodiversity. This will provide tools for use by policy makers at community, national and international level, in various important areas. Through increased understandin ...

Decision
COP 11
#13188

Decision XI/27

Biofuels and biodiversity

Side Event
#2576
COP 11
2012-10-09

Biological and Cultural Diversity in North East India

Regional Centre National Afforestation and Eco-Development Board (RCNAEB), North East Hill University (NEHU) and Iora Ecological Solutions intend to invite leading conservation and development professional, members of indigenous, tribal, and local communities, representatives of governmental and ...

Decision
COP 11
#13184

Decision XI/23

Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems

Side Event
#2882
COP 11
2012-10-12

Brazilian and UK: implementing the Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Brazilian´s and UK´s Government and Partners will present its experiences on the Aichi Targets implementation - Brazilian´s presentations: The process and results on Biodiversity Dialogues (civil society) Government Action Plan (in course) PainelBio - tool for monitoring; UK´s presentations: ...

Side Event
#2514
COP 11
2012-10-10

Breed Saviour Award -Attempt by LIFE Network : Participatory documentation of local livestock breeds, Recognition and capacity building of communities conserving breeds

Documentation of breeds, Profiles of livestock keepers,creation of database /register of individuals and communities conserving local livestock breeds ,best practices / value addition , Recognition through cash awards and future Institutionalisng the event .

Side Event
#2818
COP 11
2012-10-09

Bt Cotton web around Food, Farming and Livestock Systems - Continental Perspectives from Africa and Asia

Bt Cotton web around Food, Farming and Livestock Systems CONTINENTAL PERSPECTIVES FROM AFRICA AND ASIA

Side Event
#2871
COP 11
2012-10-16

Building A Coalition For the Defence and Nurturance of Biodiversity

The way modern science and technology is usually backed by outside powers in Asia, Africa and Latin America has unfolded in a manner that it has created a negative environment for the nurturance and continuity of plants diversity. The undermining has been very severe and comprehensive, and most ...

Side Event
#2701
COP 11
2012-10-12

Business and Biodiversity in Thailand

Presentation on implementations of the business sector in Thailand on regarding the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity in accordance with the objectives of Convention on Biological Diversity.

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