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Side Event
#1887
COP 10
2010-10-27

The Current Situation and Biodiversity of Korea's Wetland

Biodiversity of Korea's Important Wetlands including the Four Major Rivers Restoration Project and the Reality of the Korean Government's Biodiversity Conservation Policies

Side Event
#2274
COP 10
2010-10-27

Steppes and Deserts of Eurasia: a refuge for migratory species

Steppes and deserts have been neglected by conservation efforts, compared to other ecosystems. While they remain largely unfragmented, and lands warrant closer attention despite their low species density, as they provide a refuge for many migratory species. UNEP/CMS and a panel of experts will ...

Side Event
#2284
COP 10
2010-10-27

The Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro

Designed to be a platform to think the future, the Museum of Tomorrow will be inaugurated in the city of Rio de Janeiro in 2012. The narrative of the Museum explores two ethical axes: sustainability and solidarity. In the area of sustainability, it aims to discuss “How will we live?” And in the ...

Side Event
#2288
COP 10
2010-10-27

FROM CARBON NEGATIVE TO BIODIVERSITY POSITIVE: A NEW PARADIGM FOR BUSINESS RESPONSIBILITY? Merged side event: “Net Positive Impact: A New Business Trend” And “Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme

This side event aims to share information on actions by leading companies to ‘neutralise’ their residual environmental impacts and to introduce the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme. It seeks feedback from CBD delegates on what Parties and others can do to stimulate more companies to ...

Side Event
#2321
COP 10
2010-10-27

Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL)

India has setup Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) as a tool to prevent mis-appropriation/bio-piracy of its Traditional Knowledge at International Patent Offices. TKDL contains information in 34 million pages in a patent application format in five International languages i.e. English, ...

Side Event
#1936
COP 10
2010-10-27

Corporate ecosystem valuation – Business guidance and examples

If biodiversity and ecosystems are to be conserved, it is crucial to realize their true value. Yet, some of the most vital ecosystem services are also among the most difficult to bring to market. While the economic value of some ecosystem services is obvious, the value of other services is less ...

Side Event
#2153
COP 10
2010-10-27

Implementation of the CBD Programme of Work on Mountain Biodiversity: Regional Approaches

Jointly hosted by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the Alpine Convention, the Carpathian Convention, the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA), and the CBD Secretariat the event showcases successful implementation of the Mountain Biodiversity Progra ...

Side Event
#2167
COP 10
2010-10-27

Protected areas in Mesoamerica: A basis for enhancing livelihoods and addressing climate change.

The Mesoamerican region is known as one of the biodiversity hotspots of the World. The countries of the region have undertaken multi-year processes to identify the priority areas, strategies, and financing needs required to ensure the ecological representation and effective management of biodiv ...

Side Event
#2208
COP 10
2010-10-27

The Next Challenge – the role of finance institutions in accounting for biodiversity and ecosystem services in the Asia Pacific region

Between Copenhagen & Rio+20 - UNEP FI aims to capitalize on the platform of the CBD COP 10 in Nagoya to raise awareness amongst financial institutions on the latest findings and expertise regarding the risks involved in the inadequate valuation of nature. Additionally, it aims to increase awaren ...

Side Event
#1720
COP 10
2010-10-27

Assessment and indicators on biodiversity (Japan Biodiversity Outlook).

Presentation and Discussion on Assessment and indicators for biodiversity (Japan Biodiversity Outlook).

Side Event
#1731
COP 10
2010-10-27

The results of the International Youth Conference on Biodiversity in Aichi 2010.

Presentation on the results of the International Youth Conference on Biodiversity in Aichi 2010., which will be held from 21st to 27th of August. Youth participants of the conference will serve as presenters and will present their statement and action plans for their own future.

Side Event
#1766
COP 10
2010-10-27

Global Patform on Business and Biodiversity

Dialogue with international business person, deligation members of the parties and other stakeholders including NGOs.

Side Event
#1804
COP 10
2010-10-27

Coexistance between the Human Community and the Oriental White Storks

Power point presentation of our work in Toyooka, Japan, by mayor of Toyooka and panel presentation. If possible, "Onigiri" rice ball made from Organic rice will be distributed to participants.

Side Event
#1900
COP 10
2010-10-27

Tourism and biodiversity :how to achieve common goals towards sustainability

The UNWTO side-event will present the work undertaken by the organization on tourism and biodiversity such as a UNWTO background paper on tourism and biodiversity, the activities developed within the framework of the YDB and World Tourism Day (WTD) and other global initiatives relevant for bio ...

Side Event
#1923
COP 10
2010-10-27

Poverty Alleviation and Biodiversity Conservation

May 22nd this year provided a unique opportunity for the world to reflect on the particular role biodiversity plays for poverty alleviation. The fact that CBD selected “Biodiversity, Development and Poverty Alleviation” as the theme of International Day for Biological Diversity 2010 was not a me ...

Side Event
#2224
COP 10
2010-10-26

LIFE Institute Certification

Presentation of LIFE Certification for Biodiversity Conservation

Side Event
#2289
COP 10
2010-10-26

Friends of the CBD: A multistakeholder participatory model

Developed through an MOU partnership between The Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) and the Secretariat of the CBD, The Canadian Friends of the CBD is a civil society multistakeholder association empowering civil society to take actions- while working collaboratively with federal government- ...

Side Event
#2014
COP 10
2010-10-26

Implementing innovative financial mechanisms in Environmental Funds portfolios

The event will present information on the Capacity Building project for Environmental Funds (EFs) led by RedLAC - the Latin American and Caribbean Network of Environmental Funds. RedLAC will present the new initiative, which has the main goal of strengthening EFs to implement innovative and sus ...

Side Event
#2033
COP 10
2010-10-26

Indigenous Peoples and Protected Territories in Russia

Presentations from various regions of Russia made by indigenous representatives concerning the work in the field of protected areas, positive and negative outcomes of the process.

Side Event
#2094
COP 10
2010-10-26

Protected Areas and the Law

This side event will present IUCN work on 'Protected Areas and the Law' since COP 9, in particular the Guidelines on Protected Areas Legislation, developed to provide information and guidance on key elements of a modern and effective legal framework, attuned to the present roles and correspondi ...

Side Event
#2107
COP 10
2010-10-26

Demystifying Community Protocols

Indigenous peoples and local communities are developing and using rights-based approaches to support endogenous development processes and engage with external stakeholders according to their own values, priorities, and customary laws. "Community protocols" are a rights-based approach referenced ...

Side Event
#2158
COP 10
2010-10-26

BETTER CLIMATE SERVICES FOR THE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY COMMUNITY

A major outcome of the World Climate Conference - 3 was the proposal for the Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS). The side-event will describe the GFCS and how the biological diversity could benefit from it.

Side Event
#2174
COP 10
2010-10-26

2010 IUCN - Reuters - COMplus Media Awards

Media cocktail party and presentation of the 2010 IUCN - Reuters - COMplus Media Award for Excellence in Environmental Reporting

Side Event
#2178
COP 10
2010-10-26

A 360° View of Forests: People, Biodiversity, Carbon, and More

Discussions on REDD and other payments for ecosystem services (PES) are showing the need for a holistic approach to forest management. For example, it is now widely accepted that REDD efforts can only be successful if they are built on a strong foundation of good forest governance in resilient a ...

Side Event
#2204
COP 10
2010-10-26

The International Youth Forum Go4BioDiv : Giving voice to indigenous values and knowledge for the benefit of nature conservation

The International Youth Forum Go4BioDiv, held in parallel to COP10, brings together young people from the most precious natural sites our planet has to offer. The participants come from more than twenty natural World Heritage sites in i.e. Mexico, Peru, Congo, Cameroon, Mauritania, Vietnam, Chin ...

Side Event
#1746
COP 10
2010-10-26

CONTRIBUTION OF ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES TO BIODIVERSITY SURVEY AND CLIMATE CHANGE MONITORING-1 (FEAT. JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY)

Contribution of artificial satellites to biodiversity survey and climate change monitoring (the first part). Current plan on the topic is as followed: Lecture on highlighting the contribution of artificial satellites to REDD-plus including forest monitoring and greenhouse gases monitoring.

Side Event
#1748
COP 10
2010-10-26

BIODIVERSITY IN JAPAN AND ITS CONSERVATION (FEAT. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE)

Symposium on Japanese biodiversity and its conservation with scientific talks focusing on biodiversity informatics and its application to biodiversity conservation in Japan. Expected speakers in the symposium will be scientists working in biodiversity itself and biodiversity informatics. Citizen ...

Side Event
#1850
COP 10
2010-10-26

Moving the Needle on Ocean Protection

During this side event, we will launch a report titled “Moving the needle on Ocean Protection” that has been prepared for COP10 and that focuses on the implementation of the 2012 target of establishing Marine Protected Areas Networks. The report will provide evidence-based advice on improving an ...

Side Event
#1931
COP 10
2010-10-26

Alliance for Zero Extinction

The Alliance for Zero Extinction helps countries achieve their CBD targets while halting the loss of species most at risk of extinction.

Side Event
#2222
COP 10
2010-10-26

Well being, Bioenterprises and Endogenous Development

Concepts of well being are defined differently in different worldviews, although they eventually aim to reach a level of welfare. Building on research and practices undertaken by the different partners, the side event will focus on the development and roles of bio-enterprises through endogenous ...

Side Event
#2277
COP 10
2010-10-26

Results and impacts of the first phase of implementation of the Amazon Region Protected Areas Program (Arpa), in Brazil

Amazon Region Protected Areas Program (Arpa) is a programme of the Brazilian government to protect 60 million hectares of natural ecosystems in the Amazon region of Brazil, aiming to conserve a representative portion of the Brazilian Amazon biodiversity, to maintain important ecosystem services ...

Side Event
#2298
COP 10
2010-10-26

As the World Burns: Soap Operas and Social Marketing as Tools to Combat Climate Change in the Caribbean

Small islands are especially vulnerable to the impacts of climate change on ecosystems, protected areas, economies, tourism and the communities that live there. While global attention has been brought to bear on this issue, there remains a critical communications challenge: how to effectively en ...

Side Event
#2017
COP 10
2010-10-26
Side Event
#2082
COP 10
2010-10-26

Removing barriers and encouraging participation in data sharing

The Friends of the Conservation Commons came into force in January 2010 (www.conservationcommons.net) through signature of the Charter by three founding members. The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF), the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (U ...

Side Event
#2128
COP 10
2010-10-26

International Youth Work for Biodiversity

Youth from fourteen countries have drafted an International Youth Accord on Biodiversity. This side event will showcase the Accord, and highlight youth biodiversity projects from around the world with various speakers and multimedia presentations. It will also include a framework for youth rep ...

Side Event
#2188
COP 10
2010-10-26

Integrating Religious Values and Greater Stakeholder Participation into Environmental Governance

Organised by VIVAT International, an international Catholic NGO, and the Institute for Social Ethics of VIVAT's affiliate, Nanzan University, a Catholic university in Nagoya. The panel of two Catholic religious and a lay member of an Anglican order will open the discussion on the need for a m ...

Side Event
#1752
COP 10
2010-10-26

Vanishing Tiger - Will the iconic species and Asian Biodiversity survive the Asia century?

This side event will explore the relationship between the strengthening position of Asian countries and the survival of its rich biodiversity, including the Tiger. The 21st Century is commonly regarded as the Asia Century. The Asian Development Bank estimates that about $750 billion per year wil ...

Side Event
#1819
COP 10
2010-10-26

International Wetland Awards

The World Wetland Network (WWN) is running a new international NGO wetland awards scheme and will be announcing the winners at the CBD CoP 10. Awards will be given for best practice in wetland management, best wetland restoration scheme, and highlighting wetlands at risk.

Side Event
#1856
COP 10
2010-10-26

Activities for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Hyogo Prefecture

In accordance with its“Hyogo Biodiversity Strategy” the Prefectural Government is undertaking, together with people of Hyogo, NPOs and private companies, significant efforts, for example, in order to improve and revitalize the ecosystem of“Satoyama”, and use the outcomes and experiences of this ...

Side Event
#2225
COP 10
2010-10-26

Sacred Natural Sites; Conserving Biological and Cultural Diversity

Sacred Natural Sites are considered nodes of biological and cultural diversity that form a global, physical as well as a social conservation network which is currently unrecognized, underfunded and under threat. While launching the book “Sacred Natural Sites; Conserving Nature and Culture” this ...

Side Event
#2245
COP 10
2010-10-26

Strengthening Governments- Civil Society partnerships for enhanced CBD implementation

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado will preside over this event which will present how the BirdLife International Partnership, a science-based organisation with local-global structure that is made up of more than 100 non-governmental organisations, is collaborating with CBD Parties and the ...

Side Event
#2002
COP 10
2010-10-26

See what we see, Hear what we say....

We want to show climate disaster pictures of Bangladesh that is, see what we see and we want to let the world know about Bangladesh and their duties for climate that is, hear what we say...

Side Event
#2062
COP 10
2010-10-26

ACTIVITIES OF JAPAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR IYB (LIFE ON EARTH COMMITTEE) - TOWARDS THE UN DECADE ON BIODIVERSITY 2011-2020

Presentations and panel discussion addressing major activities of Life on Earth Committee that has been formed across public and private sectors, and industrial and academic institutions. A goal of the Committee is to promote and facilitate understanding of the importance of domestic biodiversit ...

Side Event
#2156
COP 10
2010-10-26

Biodiversity and Marine protected areas: Building capacities for the development of regional MPAs networks toward effective large marine ecosystem-based management

Panel session with three components : 1. Presentations of the recommendations on “ Biodiversity and MPAs” - 5th Global Ocean Conference in Paris-UNESCO – May 2010 ( session "preserving life" implemented by French Marine Protected Areas Agency) 2. Regional MPAs networks initiatives: - CAMPAN ...

Side Event
#1753
COP 10
2010-10-26

UNESCO's Man and Biosphere (MAB) Program, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), and Japanese activities

Symposium will be held on MAB activities in Japan and the world linked with ESD to highlight the relationship with “sustainable use of ecosystem services”, in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Japanese Ministry of the En ...

Side Event
#1755
COP 10
2010-10-26

Sustainable Infrastructure Development consistent with biodiversity conservation in Japan

Japanese approaches (experiences and techniques) for harmonizing development and biodiversity will be presented to formulate agreements on the Revised Strategic Plan of the Convention. Japan has experienced environmental problems caused by rapid development, and has solved them through various ...

Side Event
#1861
COP 10
2010-10-26

Nuts and bolts: putting together financial sustainability of protected area systems

Over the past two years, The Nature Conservancy and UNDP have collaborated with 18 govts in the Latin America Region to better understand the existing and needed levels of financing for protected area systems to meet the targets of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas. Coupled with econ ...

Side Event
#1898
COP 10
2010-10-26

GEF SUPPORT TO BIODIVERSITY PROGRAMS IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

This side event will highlight experiences acquired through the GEF’s programmatic approach to biodiversity conservation in West and Central Africa. Lessons and best practices will be presented. Delivering impacts in the field will be the guiding thread. Take home messages and recommendations fo ...

Side Event
#2235
COP 10
2010-10-25

ECOSYSTEM BASED VISION OF BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION FOR THE AMAZON BIOME

Demostrate progress in the implementation of the program of work of protected area in the Amazon Biome, as complementarity effort among the Amazonian countries’ national system of protected areas. The Ecosystem Based Vision of Biodiversity Conseration for the Amazon Biome has the goal of comple ...

Side Event
#2247
COP 10
2010-10-25

Ocean Industry Leadership in Addressing Marine Biodiversity Challenges

The World Ocean Council is the international, cross-sectoral industry leadership alliance on ocean sustainability that is tackling the single most important factor affecting marine biodiversity - the way business is done in the marine environment. The ocean supports a wide range of uses - shippi ...

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