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Side Event
#3333
COP 12
2014-10-08

Opportunities and Challenges in conserving biodiversity in transboundary landscapes for sustainable development in Hind Kush Himalayas

• 1 Overall presentation from ICIMOD based on its learning from transboundary landscapes programme • 1 presentation on Kailash landscape (India partner suggested on the Scope of mainstreaming CBD in Conservation and Development initiatives at Landscape Scale) • 1 presentation on Kangchanjunga or ...

Side Event
#3342
COP 12
2014-10-08

Progress in implementing the IPBES Work Programme

Last December, the IPBES Plenary agreed a work programme for the period 2014-2018, and agreed the budget for the first two years. The intention of this side event is to brief participants on the progress made to date in implementing the IPBES work programme, and on what can be expected in the co ...

Side Event
#3360
COP 12
2014-10-08

CONTRIBUTION OF COLLECTIVE ACTION TO BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

The Plurinational State of Bolivia will submit the study "Contribution of Collective Action to Biodiversity Conservation". This Study has been made in the framework of the XI/14 decision.

Side Event
#3399
COP 12
2014-10-08

ADDRESSING ECOLOGICAL CRISIS FOR MIGRATORY WATERBIRDS IN THE EAST ASIAN - AUSTRALASIAN FLYWAY

Discuss detailed policies and regulations as well as institutional responsibilities and management methods to address ecological crises in coastal areas and tidal flats along the Yellow Sea. Program - Presentation & Discussion & Event Display – EAAFP Posters & Brochures

Side Event
#3406
COP 12
2014-10-08

THE STATUS OF WETLAND BIODIVERSITY IN SOUTH KOREA AND JAPAN

Korea Wetland NGO Network and Japan Ramsar Network host annual forum which presents the status of wetland biodiversity and relevant issues occurring in both countries.

Side Event
#3135
COP 12
2014-10-08

The Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI): Protecting Arctic lifestyles through migratory bird conservation

This event will present the latest results on the Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI), a project designed to improve the status and secure the long-term sustainability of declining Arctic breeding migratory bird populations using international cooperation along entire flyways. Responding t ...

Side Event
#3175
COP 12
2014-10-08

SUSTAINABLE FINANCING OF PROTECTED AREA SYSTEMS BY THE GEF

The side-event will provide an overview of GEF’s investment to ensure sustainable financing of protected area systems worldwide and highlight protected area systems projects that demonstrate the successful application of financing mechanisms including Conservation Trust Funds, Payment for Ecosys ...

Side Event
#3232
COP 12
2014-10-08

Updated scientific synthesis on the impacts of ocean acidification on marine and coastal biodiversity

This event will provide the details of the updated scientific synthesis on the impacts of ocean acidification on marine and coastal biodiversity, as requested by COP 11 (decision XI/18).

Side Event
#3234
COP 12
2014-10-08

Enhancing community learning in application of TEK. (Traditional Ecological Knowledge) and global knowledge for protecting and using biodiversity in living with disaster.

Best practice of adaptive application of communities on biodiversity conservation: sustainability of community conservation on biodiversity 6 regions. Collaborative learning on role of root system in soil protection in the natural disaster. Application of tree and forest reclamation in the erodi ...

Side Event
#3238
COP 12
2014-10-08

The ASEAN Heritage Parks: Effectively Managing Ecologically Representative Protected Areas in Southeast Asia

The ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs) are protected areas in Southeast Asia which are known for their unique biodiversity and ecosystems, wilderness and outstanding values. The establishment of the AHPs stresses that the ASEAN nations share a common natural heritage and should collaborate in efforts t ...

Side Event
#3242
COP 12
2014-10-08

Incorporating and utilising spatial data and mapping for NBSAPs

Presentations will be delivered by UNEP-WCMC and experts in the field of spatial data use and mapping, alongside country representatives with experience of applying spatial data and mapping into revised NBSAPs. These presentations, coupled with Q&A sessions and facilitated discussion sessions wi ...

Side Event
#3250
COP 12
2014-10-08

MARINE SPATIAL PLANNING IN PRACTICE – TRANSITIONING FROM PLANNING TO IMPLEMENTATION IN DIFFERENT CONTEXTS

ABSTRACT: Marine spatial planning (MSP) can cover a broad range of initiatives that aim to maintain the use of resources and ecosystem services through careful planning of available coastal or ocean space - essentially any effort that attempts to reconcile more than one sector’s development obje ...

Side Event
#3255
COP 12
2014-10-08

Latest developments of the Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM)

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

Side Event
#3291
COP 12
2014-10-08

Framing Biodiversity and Health in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Keynote presentation followed by a multidisciplinary discussion panel on thematic issue areas included in the State of Knowledge Review on biodiversity and health (under COP 12 Agenda item 16). To be carried out jointly with WHO and several core partners who have co-led work for the publication ...

Side Event
#3377
COP 12
2014-10-08

WORKSHOP FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF BIODIVERSITY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL COMMUNITY MODELS ON ISLANDS

This event is an international workshop aimed at maintaining biodiversity and seeking new models for sustainable local communities on islands whose biodiversity is vulnerable to climate change, inflows of introduced species, and an increase of residents moving in from outside local communities. ...

Side Event
#3389
COP 12
2014-10-08

RESEARCH FOR RESTORATION OF SOUTH KOREAN WALLEYE POLLOCK, THERAGRA CHALCOGRAMMA

Walleye pollock fishery was one of the largest fisheries in Korea. Due to a population decline since a dozen years ago, a project has been initiated to restore the fishery which provides only a total of one ton a year. The event offers presentations and workshops on the research findings.

Side Event
#3392
COP 12
2014-10-08

THE 4TH WADDEN SEA-KOREA JOINT WORKSHOP FOR CONSERVATION OF TIDAL FLATS

Under the theme of “Contribution of intercontinental tidal flat conservation efforts between Korea and Wadden Sea to biodiversity conservation in last 5 years,” the workshop aims to urge government and civil society representatives to expand the partnership beyond the region.

Side Event
#3157
COP 12
2014-10-07

ACHIEVING THE AICHI TARGET 7 : BUILDING A GREEN ECONOMY WITH SATOYAMA-SATOUMI APPROACH

How to mainstreaming Green economy for achieving the Aichi target 7, overcoming the diverse values? This side event provides 2 cases with Satoyama-Satoumi approaches and 1 methodology for multi-stakeholder communication.Furthermore, we will also discuss life&work-style innovation in Satoyama-Sa ...

Side Event
#3189
COP 12
2014-10-07

ICCAs and Aichi: The contribution of indigenous peoples and local communities to meeting the Aichi Targets

Indigenous Peoples and Community Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCAs), spread throughout the world, have significant contributions to make in meeting all the 20 Aichi Targets. These contributions are not currently adequately understood and recognised. With appropriate legal and other kinds of ...

Side Event
#3209
COP 12
2014-10-07

Tackling common drivers of disease and biodiversity loss: a One Health approach

Human disease and biodiversity loss share common drivers, providing opportunities for cross-sectoral collaboration for co-benefits for health and biodiversity. For example, the overexploitation of wild fauna and flora places pressure on wild populations and threatens the health-supporting ecosys ...

Side Event
#3210
COP 12
2014-10-07

EcoValores Mexico: Mainstreaming Natural Protected Areas´ ecosystem services within the development agenda

Mexico´s Natural Protected Areas (NPA) provide ecosystem services necessary to human wellness and key economic activities. However, multiple anthropic pressures and limited infrastructure, financial and human resources compromise their effective management and the provision of ecosystem services ...

Side Event
#3228
COP 12
2014-10-07

Regional Seas @ 40: supporting CBD decisions for the next 40 years.

The side event will explore how the Regional Seas Convention and Action Plans Programme, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary and has supported CBD decisions since 1992, can strengthen its support in implementing CBD decisions in the coming years. As part of the 40th celebrations the Progra ...

Side Event
#3246
COP 12
2014-10-07

Achieving the World Flora Online by 2020

This side event will outline progress towards the achievement of the World Flora Online, representing Target 1 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation. The ways in which national bodies can contribute, access and use the World Flora will also be outlined.

Side Event
#3262
COP 12
2014-10-07

Advancements and reflections on fulfilling National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs)

National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) are the principal instruments for implementing the CBD at the national level. Aichi Biodiversity Target 17 states that by 2015, each Party has developed, adopted as a policy instrument and has commenced implementing an effective, partici ...

Side Event
#3316
COP 12
2014-10-07

Biocultural Diversity in Cities: Mainstreaming policies in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the context of Olympics Games

This side event seeks to contribute to the debate on implementation and effectiveness of the international regime on biocultural diversity at the local level. Firstly, it focuses on the relationship between nature and culture in cities and the role of culture in sustainability, particularly rega ...

Side Event
#3340
COP 12
2014-10-07

TEEB for Agriculture & Food

The ‘TEEB for Agriculture & Food’ project will ultimately seek to provide a comprehensive economic evaluation of the ‘eco-agri-food systems’ complex. In so doing, the study will demonstrate that the economic environment in which farmers operate is significantly distorted by externalities, both n ...

Side Event
#3400
COP 12
2014-10-07

LEADERSHIP DIALOGUE FOR WORLD NATIONAL PARKS & PROTECTED AREAS - The role and vision for sustainable development

o Purposes - To build a social consensus to urge the UN to designate "World National Parks and Protected Areas Day" - To strengthen the importance of National Parks and Protected Areas in achieving Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) - To refocus the role and direction of protected areas(natio ...

Side Event
#3405
COP 12
2014-10-07

FORUM ON REINTRODUCTION OF ORIENTAL STORK IN KOREA AND JAPAN

Present the process of reintroducing oriental stork in Korea and Japan; Discuss the future directions of bilateral cooperation between Korea and Japan.

Side Event
#3411
COP 12
2014-10-07

WORKSHOP ON SUSTAINABLE BIODIVERSITY-ECOSYSTEM OBSERVATION SYSTEMS AND CONSTRUCTION OF INFORMATION NETWORK SYSTEM

○Discuss how to cooperate towards successfully achieving Aichi Targets and fully activating Biodiversity Observation Network (BON) across nations. ○Discuss the importance of EBV (Essential Biodiversity Variables) for biodiversity conservation /observation. ○Draw up measures to build an ecologica ...

Side Event
#3155
COP 12
2014-10-07

RESILIENCE ASSESSMENTS AND INDICATORS - DIALOGUE

This event explores resilience principles that can be applied in undertaking assessments of social-ecological resilience at various scales, including the role of biodiversity and natural ecosystems. Methods for conducting resilience assessments, and possible development and monitoring of related ...

Side Event
#3165
COP 12
2014-10-07

Monitoring indicators relevant to indigenous peoples, biodiversity and community-based monitoring systems (CBMIS)

The side event will showcase how selected indigenous peoples' communities crafted their action plans to address biodiversity loss, address poverty and mitigate and adopt to climate change. It will highlight the process undertaken to investigate specific indicators within a holistic perspective, ...

Side Event
#3168
COP 12
2014-10-07

The Science behind GBO4 - Introducing the Technical Support Document

A number of chapter lead authors of the GBO4 technical support document will introduce delegates to the different lines of evidence used for the assessment of the state of biodiversity. They will also provide more detailed information on findings and country case studies related to specific targ ...

Side Event
#3178
COP 12
2014-10-07

GEF ENGAGEMENT WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

This side- event will present an overview of the action undertaken by the GEF partnership with the Indigenous Peoples Advisory Group in implementing the Principles and Guidelines for Engagement with Indigenous Peoples and future plans to enhance monitoring, financial arrangements, and capacity d ...

Side Event
#3180
COP 12
2014-10-07

The Fift Overal Performance Study of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

This side event will include the presentation and discussion of the key findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Fifth Overall Performance Study of the Global Environment Facility: At the Crossroads for Higher Impact. The side event will address, among other topics the GEF performance in ...

Side Event
#3193
COP 12
2014-10-07

Findings and recommendations of the High-Level Panel on Global Assessment of Resources for Implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

Following the request from COP-11, through decision XI/4, the High-Level Panel on Global Assessment of Resources for Implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 will present the outcomes of its bottom-up research on the range of the costs of implementing the activities needed to a ...

Side Event
#3223
COP 12
2014-10-07

THE GLOBAL INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES INFORMATION PARTNERSHIP

This event will provide updates on information resources developed by GIASIP partners and will demonstrate access to combined information from partners on invasive alien species (IAS) through the GIASIP Gateway (http://giasipartnership.myspecies.info/). Partners are sharing essential informatio ...

Side Event
#3231
COP 12
2014-10-07

Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas in World Oceans

This event will update the results of seven regional EBSA workshops held in various regions around the world, convened by the CBD Secretariat together with various global and regional partners, involving more than 100 Parties and other Governments.

Side Event
#3307
COP 12
2014-10-07

El rol de la mujer indigena en el sistema de gobernanza para el uso consuetudinarios de los recursos de la biodiversidad

Se presentaran estudios de caso sobre el rol de las mujeres indigenas en el uso consuetudinario de la biodiversidad.

Side Event
#3394
COP 12
2014-10-07

TRADITIONAL AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS AND BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY

Under the theme of “Traditional Agricultural Systems and Biological Diversity,” discussions at the workshop will focus on how the conservation of traditional agricultural systems can play a major role in activating the conservation of biodiversity and contribute to the COP12 goal and theme of "B ...

Side Event
#3402
COP 12
2014-10-07

EFFORTS TO RESTORE ENDANGERED SPECIES, PROVIDE WILDLIFE HABITATS, AND ENSURE HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS

Share the experiences of managing rice paddies and enhancing their biodiversity to provide wildlife habitats for Japanese Crested Ibis and Oriental White Stork. Discuss how public services can support the restoration of White-naped Cranes and how partnerships among companies, universities, and ...

Side Event
#3133
COP 12
2014-10-06

Aichi 2020 in Mongolia

To introduce and share National Biodiversity Action Plan and the Aichi Targets and the progress, results, success And challenges of implementation.

Side Event
#3152
COP 12
2014-10-06

SCALING UP BIODIVERSITY FINANCE: - Outcomes of the Quito II Dialogue on the value of biodiversity for mainstreaming, financial mechanisms, and Safeguards

The Second Dialogue Seminar on Scaling up Financing for Biodiversity took place from 9-12 April 2014 in Quito, Ecuador. The conveners were the Governments of Ecuador, Norway, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, Uganda, the European Commission and the CBD Secretariat. Nearly 90 participa ...

Side Event
#3169
COP 12
2014-10-06

Plant Conservation 2014: a mid-term review of progress towards the GSPC

This side event will feature the launch of a new report from the CBD Secretariat and BGCI on the current status of global plant conservation. The report provides details of the value of wild plants both to the global economy and to local communities. It also provides an assessment of the conser ...

Side Event
#3173
COP 12
2014-10-06

GEF-6 BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY: SUPPORTING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STRATEGIC PLAN FOR BIODIVERSITY, 2011-2020

The side-event will provide an overview of the GEF-6 biodiversity strategy and programming opportunities for countries.

Side Event
#3219
COP 12
2014-10-06

Mutually supportive implementation of the CBD/NP and ITPGRFA/MLS: capacity building for implementation (tentative title)

Panelist will present progress, experiences, plans and perspectives on mutually supportive national-level implementation of the CBD/Nagoya Protocol and the access and benefit sharing mechanisms pursuant to the International Treat on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

Side Event
#3252
COP 12
2014-10-06

ValuES: Bringing theory to practice and implementing the ecosystem service approach: Inventory of Methods and country application to assess, value and integrate ecosystem services into decision making

“ValuES: Methods for integrating ecosystem services into policy, planning and practice” is a Global Project on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety (BMUB). In the side event ValuES will present and demonstrate an Inventory of ...

Side Event
#3284
COP 12
2014-10-06

3D views on the rice paddy fields for wild biodiversity conservation - science, policy and business

Rice paddy fields are important habitat for wild species. Three speakers from different sectors(scientific society, government organization and business) will report on practical approaches to conserve biodiversity in rice paddy fields. <p></p> Programme <br> 13:15 Greetings <br> 13:20 Presentat ...

Side Event
#3293
COP 12
2014-10-06

Conservation of Cranes’ Wintering Habitat in Korean DMZ area as Ramsar Site with special link to North-east Asian Crane Flyway

Korean DMZ area has been important wintering habitat for many migratory waterbirds, especially it supports several hundred birds of White-naped Crane (Grus vipio) and Red-crowned Crane (Grus japonensis) in North-east Asia. This event is aims to seek how to promote these important sites as intern ...

Side Event
#3299
COP 12
2014-10-06

Biodiversity in rice-based farming systems - meeting the dual challenge of food security and environmental protection

This Side Event addresses recommendations from CBD COP10 in Nagoya, Japan, and RAMSAR COP11 in Bucharest, Romania. Based on experiences from several countries, it shows that the goals of food security and environmental protection are not only compatible, but synergistic.

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