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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 ...

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
#2777
COP 11
2012-10-11

Endangered wetlands: comparative experiences on participatory strategic management to tackle socio-environmental conflicts.

This side event seeks to exchange valuable experiences regarding threatened wetlands and the use of environmental strategic tools (territorial planning, environmental impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment, public participation and litigation) as a means of preventing or putting a ...

Side Event
#2782
COP 11
2012-10-11

Sharing Traditional Knowledge of Social Minorities on Biodiversity and Ecological Sustainability: In Search of an equity-based eco-development

Presentation of past and present practices of indigenous and Local (Dalit/Buraku) Communities in India and Japan about their contribution to biodiversity conservation and recycling economy stressing the importance of improving these practices by making them more equitable in terms of gender and ...

Side Event
#2816
COP 11
2012-10-11

Conserving Dryland Biodiversity: supporting the environmental services of mobile pastoralists and other indigenous peoples

Discussion of the recommendations from the recent IUCN-UNCCD-UNEP/WCMC publication "Conserving Dryland Biodiversity". Dryland Biodiversity is globally and locally valued, but some dryland subtypes are poorly represented in terms of protected area coverage. However, indigenous and local communiti ...

Side Event
#2832
COP 11
2012-10-11

TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) national implementation

The event will draw attention to examples of TEEB inspired studies around the world. The main objective of this session will be to highlight how biodiversity and ecosystem services are starting to be mainstreamed in higher levels of policy- and decision- making, and how this mainstreaming is sha ...

Side Event
#2859
COP 11
2012-10-11

Innovative strategies to Implement the CBD: Pilot Cases in Madagascar and Latin America for Biodiversity & Health and Biodiversity & Development

The International University Network on Cultural and Biological Diversity (IUNCBD) will present pilot cases that propose communication, education, public awareness and capacity building objectives integrated in a unique, dynamic, long-lasting strategy and action plan that can really feed the 'li ...

Side Event
#2866
COP 11
2012-10-11

The Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook: a 10-year roadmap for biodiversity intelligence

In July 2012, the Global Biodiversity Informatics Conference (GBIC) in Copenhagen brought together more than 100 invited experts from the fields of biodiversity informatics, genomics, earth observation, natural history collections, biodiversity research and policy. During three days of cross-dis ...

Side Event
#2919
COP 11
2012-10-11

CAN GORILLAS SAVE THE EARTH? GREAT APES AS INDICATORS OF BIODIVERSITY HEALTH AND HUMAN WELL-BEING IN CENTRAL AFRICA’S RAINFORESTS

The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) is the unique alliance of member nations, UN agencies, research institutions, conservation organizations and private supporters that works to conserve great apes in Africa and Asia. By focusing on gorilla conservation in Cameroon, Cong and DR Congo, G ...

Side Event
#2665
COP 11
2012-10-11

The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation - building capacity to support national implementation

This side event will highlight the on-line toolkit developed to support national and regional implementation of the GSPC. The toolkit is available in the 6 UN languages and the various language versions will be demonstrated. The side event will also discuss the linkages betwen the GSPC targets a ...

Side Event
#2675
COP 11
2012-10-11

Community protocols and FPIC: Lessons from practice and challenges ahead

The Nagoya Protocol requires countries to support the development of community protocols for ABS by indigenous and local communities. This event will launch a new IIED publication: Biodiversity and culture: Exploring community protocols, rights and consent, published in association with Natural ...

Side Event
#2703
COP 11
2012-10-11

Forest insect diversity in India - Facts and challenges

Forest insect diversity is also an important component of the forest biodiversity. At most of the occasions, only plant biodiversity is discussed. Most of the workers have carried out the plant biodiversity work in different parts of India. Now a days, an emerging need and trend has been observe ...

Side Event
#2721
COP 11
2012-10-11

IMPACTS OF UNDERWATER NOISE ON MARINE AND COASTAL BIODIVERSITY: GLOBAL COOPERATION FOR A QUIETER OCEAN

This side-event will discuss the impacts of underwater noise on marine and coastal biodiversity and habitats in the view of facilitating international and regional cooperation on addressing this issue within the overall context of marine biodiversity conservation and sustainable use.

Side Event
#2528
COP 11
2012-10-11

GEF Support to Marine Protected Area Management

An overview will be provided on GEF's strategy to support the establishment and management of MPAs in support of Aichi Target 11 with examples from the GEF portfolio.

Side Event
#2532
COP 11
2012-10-11

International REDD Plus Architecture and its Relevance for Developing Countries

Forests are a natural resource of global concern. They offer a range of ecosystem services including carbon sequestration having benefits that cross borders. Forests have been an issue of priority for international and national policy and a subject of much debate and discussion for the past 20 y ...

Side Event
#2561
COP 11
2012-10-11

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOAL AND INDIA

WHAT ARE THE TARGETED MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOAL ASSIGN FOR THE DEVELOPING AND DEVELOPED NATION. STEPS TAKEN BY INDIA TO ACHIEVE THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOAL CURRENT STATUS OF INDIA AND HOW FAR INDIA TO ACHIEVE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOAL-STATE WISE ANALYSIS .

Side Event
#2571
COP 11
2012-10-11

Taking ActionⅠfor UNDB ―Message from the Fukushima for CBD/COP11

Presenting to and share with the world both the current reality brought by Fukushima Nuclear Accident and challenges for the future in terms of sustainable use of biodiversity, together with the voices of the Fukushima disaster victims.

Side Event
#2595
COP 11
2012-10-11

High Altitude Wetlands of the Hindu Kush Himalayas for People & Biodiversity

During the side event, the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with WWF - India aims to bring together the national and regional experts working on high altitude wetlands. The purpose of the side event is to: 1. Share experiences and lessons learn ...

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
#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 ...

Side Event
#2839
COP 11
2012-10-11

Enhancing synergies among MEAs: the CMS Family Online Reporting System (ORS) - development, experiences and the potential for other MEAs

The UNEP/CMS and the UNEP/AEWA Secretariats would like to share their experience and progress related to the ORS which was developed by UNEP-WCMC in collaboration and under the guidance of the UNEP/AEWA Secretariat. The ORS has proved to be crucial in streamlining the national reporting process ...

Side Event
#2881
COP 11
2012-10-11

GOVERNANCE OF PROTECTED AREAS - FROM UNDERSTANDING TO ACTION" - PUBLICATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Element 2 of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA) on Governance, Participation, Equity and Benefit Sharing was identified in decision X/31 as an issue in need of greater attention. The Executive Secretary , the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas and other relevant organizat ...

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
#2614
COP 11
2012-10-11

Informing the design and implementation of NBSAPs

Co-organisers - BirdLife International, Government of the Philippines (Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources-Protected Areas & Wildlife Bureau), Bird Conservation Nepal, the Haribon Foundation in the Philippines, [the Government of Nepal and the CBD Secretariat]. The event will focus on the ...

Side Event
#2676
COP 11
2012-10-11

Resource mobilization for biodiversity projects: Case of GEF Projects in India

This side event will be jointly hosted by the GEF operational focal point at the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and the Global Environment Facility Secretariat. The side event will introduce how incremental financial resources has been mobilized in India for biodiversit ...

Side Event
#2679
COP 11
2012-10-11

Sustainable Management of Coastal and marine biodiversity

Coastal and marine ecosystem provides considerable ecosystem services. Due to increased anthropogenic pressure and possible adverse impact of climate change conservation and sustainable utilization of these resources are of immense importance. Science based, people centric and process oriented i ...

Side Event
#2688
COP 11
2012-10-11

PA Governance in India – where do we stand in terms of tenure, relocation, and possibilities of coexistence?

The CBD has had a deep impact on Indian legislation as various rights based acts regarding the use and ownership of biodiversity and forests were born out of the convention and subsequently increased the opportunities for collaborative governance and management of biodiversity rich areas. The ch ...

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 ...

Side Event
#2699
COP 11
2012-10-11

Oppportunities and Progress in the Implementation of the Aichi Targets in the Amazon Ecosystem-based Conservation Vision

Showcases how partnerships and regional initiatives contribute towards implementation of PoWPA through effective implementation of strategic plans and achieving Aichi Biodiversity Target 11. Joint side event with ACTO, IUCN, WWF, and REDPARQUES.

Side Event
#2715
COP 11
2012-10-11

Community Wellbeing: A flexible approach to measure progress from the ground up?

The event examines the possibility of measuring community wellbeing as a measure of progress integrating contextual concerns (relating to development and resource availabilities) and global objectives.The event will highlight methodological approaches to capture community wellbeing within socio- ...

Side Event
#2733
COP 11
2012-10-11

World Flora online by 2020

This event will outline the process being made towards the achievement of a World Flora online by 2020, to support the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) and its national implementation. The event will highlight recent initiatives, including the formation of an international consorti ...

Side Event
#2512
COP 11
2012-10-11

Solving the puzzle: Social and cultural dimensions of marine and coastal protected areas

This side event focuses on the social and cultural dimensions of fishing communities in relation to marine and coastal protected areas

Side Event
#2540
COP 11
2012-10-11

Modern Agriculture and Erosion of Biodiversity

The rapid depletion of agrodiversity with Green Revolution has become much more severe after the advent of Genetic Engineering. India which is a home of cotton lost all its desi cotton varieties as they got relaced by inter specific and intra specific hybrids. After the release of Bt cotton, all ...

Side Event
#2575
COP 11
2012-10-11

IPBES - from establishment to operationalization

IPBES, the Integovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, was established in April 2012. However, there is much work to be done for the Platform to be operational. This event will update on the work underway to operationalize IPBES, including on the interessional work in prepa ...

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
#2765
COP 11
2012-10-10

Valuing the wealth of biodiversity and ecosystems in Southeast Asia: "The ASEAN TEEB Scoping Study"

There is now a growing interest in the economic benefits of biodiversity and ecosystems. Since the launch of the TEEB reports at CBD-COP10 in Nagoya, initiatives to promote the “value of nature” have steadily increased in many areas of the world. The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), the Un ...

Side Event
#2781
COP 11
2012-10-10

The Observatory for Central African Forests: a tool for monitoring the sustainable use of the biodiversity in Congo Basin.

The Congo Basin forests cover 200 million hectares in the heart of the African continent. Altogether, the forests provide the daily resources of 60 million people, generate financial revenue for the States of the region, sequester huge quantities of carbon, support a unique biodiversity and con ...

Side Event
#2786
COP 11
2012-10-10

Part-I: Conservation of Agrobiodiversity in Great Himalayan National Park: Experiences from Field (Presentation); Part-II: WHOSE BUSINESS, WHOSE PARTICIPATION: Can the indigenous people find due space in ABS negotiations? (Panel Discussion)

Part I: Great Himalayan National Park, situated in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, India, is home to huge diversity of fauna and flora. Having rich bio-cultural traditions the farmer communities residing in buffer zone of GHNP have developed multitude of indigenous on-farm techniques (the m ...

Side Event
#2789
COP 11
2012-10-10

Collaborative Approach to Forest-Related Aichi Targets

Present and discuss on-going and proposed actions to achieve forest-related Aichi Targets, particularly Target 5, Target 7, Target 11 and Target 15.

Side Event
#2872
COP 11
2012-10-10

East Asia coastal wetlands in ecological crisis

Recognizing the crucial need for improving marine habitats protection, the CBD approved at its COP4 the Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Programmes of Work, adopting the ecosystem approach as key for its implementation and recognizing the implication of the water cycle in sediment levels and ecos ...

Side Event
#2893
COP 11
2012-10-10

Join Programme with UNESCO

The side event will focus on the joint programme between UNESCO and the SCBD, as developed at the International Conference on Biological and Cultural Diversity for Development (June 2010, Montreal). The event will provide an update an initial progress & step forward.

Side Event
#2911
COP 11
2012-10-10

Latest Developments of the Clearing-House Mechanism

The purpose of this side-event is to highlight recent developments to strengthen the central Clearing-House Mechanism and its information services. The side event will include a strategic presentation followed by an online demonstration

Side Event
#2930
COP 11
2012-10-10

YOUNG INDIA FOR BIODIVERSITY AT COP-11

Sharing and showcasing efforts and actions of Young India for Biodiversity.

Side Event
#2947
COP 11
2012-10-10

Meet CoP-11 Brand Ambassador: Science Express-Biodiversity Special (SEBS)

Science Express - Biodiversity Special is a unique mobile exhibition spreading awareness, interest, and understanding on our varied eco-systems and biodiversity management practices. Basically the idea is to promote awareness on the need to conserve and sustainably use biological resources. This ...

Side Event
#2606
COP 11
2012-10-10

Citizen Science: The Voice of Youth Connecting Science with Policy

Four young scientists will present innovative solutions and cross-cutting approaches to protect biodiversity. These researchers were selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants as the winners of the SustainUS Citizen Science paper competition. Citizen Science is SustainUS's initiative ...

Side Event
#2632
COP 11
2012-10-10

Launch of an IUCN Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on ABS and Experiences from ABS Implementation in Latin America and the Caribbean

This side event will present the results of two recent initiatives undertaken by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) with regard to access and benefit-sharing (ABS). Since ICNP 1, the IUCN Environmental Law Centre and the IUCN Global Policy Unit in collaboration with diffe ...

Side Event
#2636
COP 11
2012-10-10

Coastal and Marine Biodiversity and Coastal Area Management

Coastal environment plays a vital role in India’s economy by virtue of the resources, productive habitats and rich biodiversity. India’s coastline stretches about 8000 km and supports almost 30% of its human population. In the past decade, the degradation of the Indian coastline has reached al ...

Side Event
#2683
COP 11
2012-10-10

CITIZEN SCIENCE MODEL AT WORK: SUCCESS STORIES OF BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN INDIA

Time and again, ‘citizen scientists’ – members of the public who voluntarily help scientific studies have made a real difference to research, for example by meticulously collecting data. With a planned project, and a strong leader who can ensure that volunteers are productive, citizen science ca ...

Side Event
#2546
COP 11
2012-10-10

Evidence based protected areas management. New information from the World Commission on Protected Areas – Species Survival Commission Joint Task Force on Biodiversity and Protected Areas

Protected areas serve many purposes but, at their core, they must protect biodiversity. The global community has set aside 13% of lands and 1% of seas in protected areas and the Aichi targets commit to increasing that significantly by 2020. There is a growing literature that indicates protected ...

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