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Notification
#1779
2011-09-16

Proposed Terms of Reference and Modus Operandi for the JLG between the Three Rio Conventions

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ab/77597 (2011-177)
To: All CBD National Focal Points and relevant Partner Organizations

I am very pleased to inform you that at the meeting held in Bonn, Germany, on 2 September 2011, the Executive Secretaries of the Joint Liaison Group (JLG) of the three Rio Conventions adopted the Proposed Terms of Reference and Modus Operandi for the Joint Liaison Group between the Three Rio Co ...

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Notification
#1780
2011-09-16

Modus Operandi for the BLG

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ab/77588 (2011-178)
To: All CBD National Focal Points and relevant Partner Organizations

I am very pleased to inform you that on the occasion of the second high-level retreat of the members of the Liaison Group of the Biodiversity-related Conventions (BLG), held in Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland, on 4 September 2011, the members of the BLG adopted and signed the Modus Operandi w ...

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Notification
#1777
2011-09-15
Action by
2011-10-31

Nomination of Experts to the Anglophone Africa Training Course on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms, Accra, Ghana, 12-16 December 2011

Reference: SCBD/BS/CG/MPM/jh/77562 (2011-175)
To: Anglophone Africa Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points, Relevant organizations

In decisions BS-IV/11 and BS-V/12, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (COP-MOP) requested the Executive Secretary to convene regional or sub-regional training courses to enable countries gain hands-on experience in preparing and evaluating risk as ...

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Notification
#1781
2011-09-15

Selected indigenous and local community representatives to receive funding for participation in the Seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions (WG8J-7), 31 October to 4 November 2011, and the Fifteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA/15), 7 to 11 November 2011, in Montreal, Canada

Reference: SCBD/SEL/OJ/dm/77256 (2011-179)
To: Indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders

In connection with the seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Inter-sessional Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions and the fifteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-15), I am pleased to inform Parties and stakeholders th ...

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Notification
#1776
2011-09-14
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2011-10-14

Invitation for nominations to the Asia and Pacific Regional Workshop on the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, New Delhi, India, 17 - 18 November 2011

Reference: SCBD/BS/WDY/ps/77462 (2011-174)
To: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points for the Asia-Pacific region

I am pleased to inform you that the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is organizing a regional workshop on the Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress for the Asia and Pacific region. The workshop will be held in New Delhi, India from 17 to 18 No ...

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Notification
#1775
2011-09-13

Twelfth Meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77538 (2011-173)
To: GTI focal points

I am pleased to inform you that the twelfth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) will be held in Montreal, Canada, from 5 to 6 November 2011, immediately prior to the fifteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific Technical and Technological Matt ...

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Notification
#1774
2011-09-12
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2011-10-14

DATE CHANGE AND REMINDER for the Regional Workshop for Group of Latin American Countries of the CBD Programme of Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335 (2011-172)
To: CBD and GTI focal points for Latin America

Please refer to my earlier notification of 23 August 2011, Ref.: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335, regarding the regional training workshop for Parties from Latin America, with special focus on invasive alien species and taxonomy which was to have taken place from 3-4 November 2011 in Montreal, Canada ...

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Notification
#1772
2011-09-09
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2011-09-30

Invitation to a Capacity-building Workshop on Access and Benefit-sharing, 29-30 October 2011, Montreal, Canada

Reference: SCBD/ABS/VN/SG/77503 (2011-170)
To: CBD Focal Points, ICNP Focal Points and indigenous and local community organizations, copy to: Mr. Shakeel Bhatti, Secretary of the ITPGRFA

I am pleased to inform you that a Capacity-building Workshop on Access and Benefit-sharing will be held on 29-30 October 2011, in Montreal, Canada, back to back with the Seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions (WG-8(j)-7).

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Notification
#1773
2011-09-09
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2011-10-31

Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: Liaison Group report and toolkit available for comments

Reference: SCBD/JM/RH/77488 (2011-171)
To: CBD, SBSTTA and GSPC Focal Points and relevant organizations

I am pleased to inform you that the report of the fourth meeting of the Liaison Group on the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation, hosted by Missouri Botanical Gardens from 8 to 9 July 2011 in St. Louis, USA, is accessible from http://www.cbd.int/doc/meetings/pc/gspclg-04/official/gspclg-04-02 ...

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Notification
#1770
2011-09-08
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2011-10-14

Nominations to the Asia sub-regional Training of Trainers’ Workshop on the Identification and Documentation of Living Modified Organisms under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, New Delhi, India, 21 – 25 November 2011

Reference: SCBD/BS/KG/CG/jh/77490 (2011-168)
To: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points for Asian Countries

I am pleased to inform you that the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is organizing a regional training of trainers’ workshop on the identification and documentation of living modified organisms for the Asia sub-region. The workshop will be held in New Delhi, India, from 21 t ...

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Notification
#1771
2011-09-08
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2011-09-30

Deadline extension for submission of poster proposals and extended abstracts for the Fifteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-15) to be held in Montréal, Canada, from 7 to 11 November 2011

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBSTTA15/JM/JG/77096 (2011-169)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, POWPA Focal Points and relevant organizations

The purpose of this notification is to announce that the deadline for submission of poster proposals requested in notification 2011-140 of 28 July 2011, available on the Secretariat’s website at http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2011/ntf-2011-140-sbstta15-en.pdf, has been extended from 30 Aug ...

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Notification
#1766
2011-09-07
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2011-04-30

Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11), 8 - 19 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/77390 (2011-164)
To: All CBD Focal Points

I have the honour to inform you that, at the invitation of the Government of India, the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11) will be held in Hyderabad, India, from 8 - 19 October 2012.

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Notification
#1767
2011-09-07
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2011-04-30

Sixth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP MOP/6), 1 – 5 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/77389 (2011-165)
To: National Focal Points to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, CBD National Focal Points where Biosafety Focal Points have not yet been nominated

I have the honour to inform you that, at the invitation of the Government of India, the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP/6) will be held in Hyderabad, India, from 1 5 October 2012.

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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
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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
#1765
2011-09-06
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2011-10-15

Report of the AHTEG on indicators for the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

Reference: SCBD/JM/RH/KM/77281 (2011-163)
To: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points, Secretariats of biodiversity related conventions and relevant organizations

As you will recall, in decision X/7, the Conference of the Parties requested the Executive Secretary to convene a meeting of an Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Indicators for the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and to report to the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and ...

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Notification
#1763
2011-09-02
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2011-10-10

Sub-Regional CHM Capacity-Building Workshop for South Asia

Reference: SCBD/ITS/RS/ODM/77417 (2011-161)
To: CBD National Focal Points and CHM National Focal Points in South Asia

The Executive Secretary, with the generous support of the Governments of Japan and Belgium, is organizing a Sub-regional capacity-building workshop for South Asia on the Clearing-House Mechanism to be held from 12 to 16 December 2011 in Dehradun, India, in collaboration with the Wildlife Institu ...

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Notification
#1764
2011-09-02

Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy Expert Kiosk at SBSTTA 15

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77422 (2011-162)
To: CBD and GTI focal points

The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity has recognized that there is an urgent need to minimize the spread and impact of invasive alien species (IAS). Article 8(h) of the Convention states: Each Contracting Party shall, as far as possible and as appropriate, ...

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Notification
#1762
2011-08-29
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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
#1761
2011-08-23
Action by
2011-09-30

Regional Workshop for Group of Latin American Countries of the CBD Programme of Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335 (2011-159)
To: CBD and GTI focal points for Latin America

In paragraph 7 of decision X/39, the Conference of the Parties (COP) requested the Executive Secretary, with the assistance of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative and in collaboration with relevant international organizations, to hold training workshops. I am pleased t ...

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Notification
#1757
2011-08-22
Action by
2011-08-30

Taller Regional para Mesoamérica sobre la actualización de la estrategia y plan de acción nacionales en materia de diversidad biológica

Reference: SCBD/ITS/DC/GT/ 76452 (2011-155)
To: Los Puntos Focales Nacionales de los siguientes países: Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Nicaragua, Panamá, República Dominicana.

Taller Regional para Mesoamérica sobre la actualización de la estrategia y plan de acción nacionales en materia de diversidad biológica

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Notification
#1758
2011-08-22
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2011-09-30

Second Regional Workshop for South, East, and South-East Asia on Updating National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans

Reference: SCBD/ITS/DC/LC/gt/77328 (2011-156)
To: CBD Focal Points of countries of South, East, and South East Asia: (South - Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,) (South-East - Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam) (East - China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Japan, Republic of Korea)

In adopting the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity (2011-2020), the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties in its decision X/2 requested countries to revise/update their national biodiversity strategies and action plans in line with the framework of the Strategic Plan. To facilitate this, t ...

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Notification
#1759
2011-08-22
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2011-09-12

Regional Workshop for Central Asia on, Updating National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans, Istanbul, Turkey, 17 - 20 October, 2011

Reference: SCBD/ITS/DD/nc/77271 (2011-157)
To: CBD Primary National Focal Points of the following countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Relevant organizations.

I am pleased to inform you that, thanks to the financial support provided by Japan and other donors, a regional capacity-building workshop for the updating and revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) for Central Asia countries will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from ...

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Notification
#1760
2011-08-22
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2011-09-30

Sub-Regional Workshop for South, East, and South East Asia on Capacity Building for Implementation of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/76888 (2011-158)
To: CBD Focal Points with copy to PoWPA Focal Points in: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Viet Nam.

In paragraph 7a of decision X/31 on protected areas, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) requested the Executive Secretary to continue to hold regional and sub-regional capacity-building workshops, with special attention to element 2 on governance, ...

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Notification
#1756
2011-08-16
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2011-09-30

Reminder and Extension of Deadline: Nomination of GTI Focal Points and Terms of Reference for such Focal Point

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/76541R (2011-154)
To: CBD and SBSTTA focal points

This Notification serves to inform Parties and Governments that notification 2011-126, sent on 21 June 2011, invited Parties to nominate their national focal points for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI), as called for under the paragraph 3a of decision VIII/3. In order to allow for, and encou ...

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Notification
#1753
2011-08-11

Signing Ceremony for the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/77259 (2011-151)
To: CBD National Focal Points, ABS Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that a signing ceremony for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization which opened for signature on 2 February 2011 will take place on 20 September 2011 at the margins of the sixty-s ...

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Notification
#1754
2011-08-11

Signing Ceremony for the Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/77260 (2011-152)
To: CPB Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that a signing ceremony for the Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety which opened for signature on 7 March 2011 will take place on 20 September 2011 at the margins of the sixty-sixth session of th ...

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Notification
#1755
2011-08-11

Ministerial Breakfast Briefing on the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/77261 (2011-153)
To: CBD National Focal Points; ABS Focal Points

In partnership with Japan as the President of the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, I am pleased to inform you that the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food ...

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Notification
#1752
2011-08-10

Selected Experts for the Africa Regional Consultation and Capacity Building Workshop on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD-plus ), Including on Relevant Biodiversity Safeguards, 20 – 23 September 2011, Cape Town, South Africa

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/TC/JSt/CP/77247 (2011-150)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Africa, cc: National Focal Points of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC); Indigenous and Local Community Organizations; Members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests; other Relevant Organizations; SBSTTA Focal Points; CHM Focal Points; POWPA Focal Points

I am pleased to share with you the list of sponsored experts for the Africa Regional Consultation and Capacity Building Workshop on REDD-plus, including on relevant biodiversity safeguards, which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 20 to 23 September 2011.

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Notification
#1751
2011-08-08

First session of the plenary of an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/77219 (2011-149)
To: CBD National Focal Points / SBSTTA / ABS Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that the first session of the plenary of an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), will be held from 3-7 October 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Notification
#1749
2011-08-05
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2011-08-19

UNEP/WCMC Survey on Adopted Indicators for the Strategy for Resource Mobilization Contained in Decision X/3

Reference: SCBD/ITS/YX/77205 (2011-147)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, Resource Mobilization Focal Points

Through decision X/3 the Conference of the Parties adopted a set of fifteen indicators for monitoring the implementation of the strategy for resource mobilization, based on its mission and eight goals. The Decision further invited Parties and other Governments to implement the adopted indicators ...

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Notification
#1750
2011-08-05
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2011-08-31

REMINDER: Nomination of Experts to the Caribbean Training Course on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms, Belize City, Belize, 26-30 September 2011

Reference: SCBD/BS/CG/MPM/jh/76914 (2011-148)
To: Caribbean Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points

Reference is made to the earlier notification (2011-129) sent on 8 July 2011 regarding the nomination of experts to the Caribbean Training Course on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs), Belize City, Belize, 26-30 September 2011.

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Notification
#1746
2011-08-02

Eleventh Meeting of the Joint Liaison Group of the Rio Conventions, Bonn, Germany (11 April 2011)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/vlo/77161 (2011-145)
To: All CBD National Focal Points STBSTTA Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that the Eleventh Meeting of the Joint Liaison Group of the Rio Conventions was held on 11 April 2011 in Bonn, Germany. The Joint Liaison Group (JLG) between the three Rio Conventions was established as an informal forum for exchanging information, exploring opportunit ...

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Notification
#1743
2011-08-01
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2011-11-01

Request for submissions in preparation for the Second Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

Reference: SCBD/ABS/VN/SG/77099 (2011-142)
To: CBD Focal Points, ICNP Focal Points, international organizations, indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders

The purpose of this notification is to invite Parties, other Governments, international organizations, indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders to submit views and information in preparation for the Second Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nag ...

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Notification
#1744
2011-08-01
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2011-09-15

Request for comments on the draft questionnaires on capacity-building and development for the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

Reference: SCBD/ABS/VN/SG/77098 (2011-143)
To: CBD Focal Points and ICNP Focal Points

At the first meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol (Intergovernmental Committee), in recommendation 1/2, paragraph 2, Parties called for “the development of a strategic framework for capacity-building and development under the Nagoya Protocol on the ...

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Notification
#1745
2011-08-01
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2011-09-02

Regional Workshop for Caribbean countries on Updating National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans, St George’s, Grenada (17-21 October, 2011)

Reference: SCBD/ITS/SK/GT/77100 (2011-144)
To:

I am pleased to inform you that, thanks to the financial support provided by Japan and other donors, a regional capacity-building workshop for the updating and revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) for Caribbean countries will be held in St George’s, Grenada from ...

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Notification
#1747
2011-08-01
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2011-09-30

Electronic Network of Laboratories and Online Discussion Groups on the Identification of Living Modified Organisms

Reference: SCBD/BS/CG/KG/jh/77120 (2011-146)
To: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points, CBD National Focal Points (where CPB focal points have not yet been designated), BCH National Focal Points

Paragraph 5 of decision BS-V/9 invites Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to nominate national and international reference laboratories with the view to establishing, through the Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH), an electronic network of laboratories to facilitate the identification of ...

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Notification
#1742
2011-07-29
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2011-08-20

Regional Workshop for Pacific region on Updating National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans: Incorporating work on valuation and incentive measures and in collaboration with PoWPA, Nadi, Fiji (3 to 7 October 2011)

Reference: SCBD/ITS/SK/MAC/77097 (2011-141)
To: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.

I am pleased to inform you that, thanks to the financial support provided by Japan and other donors, a regional capacity-building workshop for the updating and revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) for Pacific countries will be held in Nadi, Fiji, from 3 to 7 Oct ...

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Notification
#1741
2011-07-28
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2011-08-30

Call for posters for the Fifteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-15)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBSTTA15/JM/jg/77096 (2011-140)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, POWPA Focal Points and relevant organizations

I have the pleasure to announce that the theme of the poster session for the fifteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), to be held in Montréal, Canada, from 7 to 11 November 2011, is: "Cont ...

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Notification
#1739
2011-07-27
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2011-08-15

Sub-Regional Workshop for the Pacific on Capacity Building for Implementation of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/76889 (2011-138)
To: CBD Focal Points with copy to PoWPA focal points in the Pacific: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, Samoa, Tuvalu, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu.

In paragraph 7(a) of decision X/31 on protected areas, the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) requested the Executive Secretary to continue to hold regional and sub-regional capacity-building workshops, with special attention to element 2 on governance, par ...

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Notification
#1740
2011-07-27
Action by
2011-09-30

Reminder: Deadline for Submission of the Second National Report on the Implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (30 September 2011)

Reference: SCBD/BS/CG/ET/jh/74494 (2011-139)
To: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points, CBD National Focal Points (where CPB focal points have not yet been designated)

I have the honour to refer to Notification 2010-215 (Ref: SCBD/BS/GF/ABw/74494) dated 13 December 2010 inviting Parties to submit their second regular national reports on the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, as called for under Article 33 of the Protocol.

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Notification
#1738
2011-07-26
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2011-10-14

Online Registration system and Side-Events registration system for the Seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions (WG8J 7), 31 October - 4 November 2011 and the Fifteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 15), 7-11 November 2011

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/lp/77037 (2011-137)
To: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points, indigenous and local community organizations, international organizations and relevant stakeholders

As you are aware the seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions and the fifteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice will be held at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Headquarters ...

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Notification
#1736
2011-07-22
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2011-09-01

Submission of views on cooperative procedures and institutional mechanisms to promote compliance with the Protocol and to address cases of non-compliance

Reference: SCBD/ABS/VN/SG/76984 (2011-135)
To: CBD Focal Points, ICNP Focal Points, International organizations, indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders

The first meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (ICNP-1), in recommendation 1/3, invited Parties, other Governments, international organizations, indigenous and local communities and relevant stakeholders to communicate ...

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Notification
#1737
2011-07-22
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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
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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
#1734
2011-07-18
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2011-08-31

Sub-Regional Workshop for Central Africa on Capacity Building for Implementation of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/76954 (2011-133)
To: CBD Focal Points with copy to CBD PoWPA focal points in Central Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Sao Tome and Principe

In paragraph 7a of decision X/31 on protected areas, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) requested the Executive Secretary to continue to hold regional and sub-regional capacity-building workshops, with special attention to element 2 on governance, ...

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Notification
#1733
2011-07-15
Action by
2011-08-15

Sub-Regional Workshop for South and East Africa on Capacity Building for Implementation of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/76953 (2011-132)
To: CBD Focal Points with copy to CBD PoWPA focal points in South and East Africa: Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

In paragraph 7a of decision X/31 on protected areas, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) requested the Executive Secretary to continue to hold regional and sub-regional capacity-building workshops, with special attention to element 2 on governance, ...

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Notification
#1731
2011-07-12

Decision VIII/5 on Article 8 (j) and related provisions: Advisory Selection Committee of the Voluntary Trust Fund – List of selected members

Reference: SCBD/SEL/OJ/JS/dm/76945 (2011-130)
To: CBD Focal Points, indigenous and local community organizations and relevant stakeholders

In decision VIII/5 D, on Mechanisms to promote the effective participation of indigenous and local communities in matters related to the objectives of Article 8(j) and related provisions, the Conference of the Parties adopted the criteria for the operation of the Voluntary Funding Mechanism for ...

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Notification
#1730
2011-07-08
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2011-08-05

Nomination of Experts to the Caribbean Training Course on Risk Assessment of Living Modified Organisms, Belize City, Belize, 26-30 September 2011

Reference: SCBD/BS/CG/MPM/jh/76914 (2011-129)
To: Caribbean Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points, Relevant organizations

In decisions BS-IV/11 and BS-V/12, the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (COP-MOP) requested the Executive Secretary to convene regional or sub-regional training courses to enable countries to gain hands-on experience in preparing and evaluating risk ...

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Notification
#1729
2011-06-27

Corrections du texte original de la version française du Protocole de Nagoya sur l’accès aux ressources génétiques et le partage des avantages

Reference: SCBD/ABS/VN/SG/76812 (2011-128)
To: points focaux nationaux CDB et points focaux ABS des pays francophones

Il me fait plaisir de faire circuler les notifications ci-jointes en date du 17 juin 2011 provenant du Secrétaire général des Nations Unies, agissant en sa qualité de dépositaire de la Convention sur la diversité biologique, en ce qui concerne la version française du texte du Protocole de Nagoya ...

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