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Side Event
#2388
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Protected Areas – Natural Solutions to Climate Change Adaptation

This side event examines the role of protected areas as natural solutions for countries to adapt to a changing climate. Integrated landscape planning includes well designed and effectively managed protected areas, that are connected thru well managed production landscapes. These are the key so ...

Side Event
#2393
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

The Nature Index for Norway – a new measure of biodiversity

The side event will include a presentation of the Nature Index of Norway, to be made by Dr Signe Nybø, scientific coordinator in the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA). There will also be a discussion on how the index may be used by the CBD community in providing information on the ...

Side Event
#2399
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Policies for sustainable forest management in Europe

Sustainable management of Europe’s forests requires a stable and efficient platform for coherent policy development and implementation. Therefore, European ministers responsible for forests has made the historical decision to launch negotiations for a Legally Binding Agreement on Forests. They a ...

Side Event
#2418
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Joint work programme to strengthen information services on invasive alien species as a contribution towards Aichi Biodiversity Target 9

This side-event will present the joint work programme to strengthen information services on invasive alien species as a contribution towards Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 further to the Informatics Expert Meeting on Invasive Alien Species held on 5-6 September 2011 in Copenhagen. It will also pres ...

Side Event
#2422
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Genetically Engineered Fish: Biodiversity and Bioconfinement

A Genetically engineered salmon is nearing final approval in the U.S. for human consumption, the first genetically engineered animal ever considered for human consumption. The current proposal is to rear the fish eggs in Canada and grow the fish in Panama - raising many concerns around the impac ...

Side Event
#2358
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership - supporting the new Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

A combination of informal discussion and presentations around the theme of the renewed Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) - specifically on the role of the BIP in: 1) Capacity Strengthening the role of indicators in NBSAP implementation 2) Supporting the continued development of suita ...

Side Event
#2371
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Promotion of taxonomic capacity building in East and Southeast Asia under ESABII programmes

ESABII(East and Southeast Asia Biodiversity Information Initiative) was established by 14 countries in East and Southeast Asia and relevant organizations including the Secretariat of CBD. The goal of ESABII is to implement the CBD through contribution to GTI.

Side Event
#2376
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Challenges and hopes from ecosystem restoration

Challenges and hopes will be presented regarding restoration of the tsunami-damaged paddy fields in Tohoku, Japan; reclamation of oil sand mining areas; and rebuilding of ecosystems after oil spills. Based on its experience particularly in protected areas, Canada will highlight ingredients of su ...

Side Event
#2391
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Draft guide book on how to apply the international regulatory framework in relevance to invasive alien species

Generic regulatory framework applicable for minimizing the risks associated with introduction of alien species and more specific guidance to fill the gaps of regulatory framework will be discussed.

Side Event
#2410
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08

Life Redesigned: Synthetic Biology and the Risks to Biodiversity and Livelihoods

COP 10’s request for SBSTTA to provide guidance and clarity on synthetic biology’s impact on biodiversity provides a unique opportunity to assess the risks of this emerging technology before many of the potential harms are actualized. From the creation of novel invasive species, synthetic geneti ...

Side Event
#2425
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-08
Side Event
#2375
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-07

Investing in Ecological infrastructure – the economic rationale for ecological restoration

It is estimated that ecosystems deliver essential services worth between $21 trillion and up to $72 trillion a year, comparable to the 2008 World Gross National Income of $58 trillion. Yet in 2010, nearly two-thirds of the globe’s ecosystems are considered degraded as a result of damage, mismana ...

Side Event
#2379
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-07

ENSURING MOMENTUM TO ACHIEVE THE STRATEGIC PLAN 2011-2020: IUCN'S VIEWS

IUCN will invite experts representing different constituencies and views to discuss the key issues behind the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity in the next decade. Why is it urgent to go back to the science and facts behind the Aichi Targets' rationales? What are the specific ...

Side Event
#2384
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-07

White Clouds, Green Oceans and the End of Blue Skies Geoengineering and Biodiversity

COP 10's decision on geoengineering has provoked an overdue international discussion on the impacts on climate techno-fixes for biodiversity. While it is now broadly recognized that the protection of biodiversity is key to fostering more climate resilience, geoengineers propose large-scale tec ...

Side Event
#2385
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-07

Adopted Indicators for Implementation of the Strategy on Resource Mobilization – Results of a scoping study to review data availability and current capacity

At CBD COP 10, 15 new indicators for implementation of the Strategy for Resource Mobilization were adopted. This side event will share the results of a scoping study to review the feasibility of the adopted indicators. Specific emphasis will be placed on current data availability and capacitie ...

Side Event
#2390
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-07

The Global Taxonomy Initiative

The GTI capacity building strategy for 2011-2020 and examples of activities that provide capacity building and the implementation of the CBD

Side Event
#2398
SBSTTA 15
2011-11-07

HOW THE PET INDUSTRY IS HELPING TO ACHIEVE THE 2020 TARGETS ON IAS

Information concerning initiatives under taken by the pet industry both by themselves and in co-operation with governments and international organisations across the globe will be described an highlighted. These will include public awareness raising, recommendations not to sell certain species ...

Side Event
#2415
WG8J-07
2011-11-03

Exploring the Cross-cutting Nature of Protected Areas THIS SIDE-EVENT HAS BEEN COMBINED WITH SIDE-EVENT NO. 2433 - The IUCN V World Conservation Congress in room 3 at 18:15

In Paragraphs 12 and 13 of Decision X/43, the Conference of the Parties called for an in-depth dialogue on ecosystem management, ecosystem services and protected areas at the 7th Working Group on Article 8(j). This event will explore the cross-cutting nature of these issues, with a particular fo ...

Side Event
#2433
WG8J-07
2011-11-03

The IUCN V World Conservation Congress: An opportunity to strengthen the role of indigenous peoples and local communities in the conservation of their lands, territories and resources.

The event will present information on the V World Conservation Congress of IUCN, to take place in Jeju, Republic of Korea, in September 2012. IUCN Congresses have been important venues where indigenous peoples and local communities can make their voices heard on conservation topics. The Congres ...

Side Event
#2406
WG8J-07
2011-11-03

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND BIODIVERSITY IN THE WIPO IGC: EXPLORING LINKS BETWEEN THE CBD AND WIPO

The Secretariat of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will update the participants on the text-based negotiations underway in the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) process (namely the renewed ...

Side Event
#2428
WG8J-07
2011-11-03

IIFB- Case studies relating to traditional knowledge

The IIFB will share case studies prepared for the 2011 Article 8j Meeting which include lessons learned and recommendations relating to Traditional Knowledge

Side Event
#2395
WG8J-07
2011-11-02

Recognizing and Supporting Territories and Areas Conserved by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

Territories and areas conserved by Indigenous peoples and local communities (also known as ICCAs) are a phenomenon of global significance for the earth's biodiversity and ecosystem functions, cultural and linguistic diversity, and livelihood security. If properly recognized and supported, ICCAs ...

Side Event
#2427
WG8J-07
2011-11-02

Implications of the Nagoya Protocol for Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices

This event will offer an overview of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing by leading experts in law on biodiversity, indigenous peoples and and intellectual property. It will focus on the Protocol's provisions on traditional knowledge related to genetic resources, and address how th ...

Side Event
#2389
WG8J-07
2011-11-02

Indigenous and Local Community Consultation on Biodiversity-related Aspects of Geo-engineering the Climate

This side event is an ILC consultation on climate-related geo-engineering and its impacts on the achievement of the objectives of the CBD, as per decision X/33 on biodiversity and climate change and the ongoing work of the Liaison Group on Climate-related Geo-engineering as it relates to the CBD.

Side Event
#2413
WG8J-07
2011-11-02

Biodiversity, customary sustainable use and traditional knowledge- a case study from a local community in Norway

A case study on customary use from a local community in Mørkridsdalen, a valley in Western Norway.

Side Event
#2419
WG8J-07
2011-11-02

Spring duck hunting in Sápmi, Norway: Indigenous cultural practices based on traditional knowledge. Sustainable customary use of biodiversity?

Spring duck hunting is a saami tradition in the municipality of Kautokeino in Norway. The Sami Parliament and State authorities in Norway are now in consultations with the objective of achieving agreement for the future of spring duck hunting. Spring duck hunting is an indigenous cultural practi ...

Side Event
#2424
WG8J-07
2011-11-02

EXPLORING SYNERGIES BETWEEN THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL AND THE PROGRAMME OF WORK ON PROTECTED AREAS

The event will present on the outcomes and of expert meetings in Gland (July 2011) and Washington DC (October 2011) that have rigorously explored the potential gaps and opportunities in the interface between the Nagoya Protocol and the PoWPA.

Side Event
#2429
WG8J-07
2011-11-01

BIOCULTURAL COMMUNITY PROTOCOLS (BCPS) AND ARTICLE 8(J) AND RELATED PROVISIONS

This side-event will explore a variety of perspectives related to the use of Biocultural Protocols for protecting and promoting traditional knowledge, practices and innovation systems of indigenous peoples and local communities. It will focus how BCP can become a tool for empowering indigenous p ...

Side Event
#2434
WG8J-07
2011-11-01

RIGHTS AND BENEFITS OF FARMERS UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL TREATY ON PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE: Building Synergies with the CBD

This information event will discuss the synergies, similarities and differences in the implementation of the CBD and ITPGRFA as they relate to farmers, indigenous and local communities conserving genetic resources.

Side Event
#2370
WG8J-07
2011-11-01

Roundtable on Indigenous Peoples' Territories and Community Conserved Areas

This event will comprise a roundtable of representatives from Indigenous peoples, local communities, and supporting organizations exploring recognition and implementation of different types of rights and responsibilities relating to communities’ governance and customary sustainable use of biodiv ...

Side Event
#2383
WG8J-07
2011-11-01

Access and Benefit-Stealing: Between digital DNA and hyperspectral imaging, Biopiracy has never been easier

Advances in genomics and synthetic biology are combining with satellite and aerial imaging techniques that make it potentially possible to conduct three-dimensional assays of species density and diversity, via airplane, over large areas and for others, on the ground, to take single samples of co ...

Side Event
#2403
WG8J-07
2011-11-01

Indigenous Women, Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge

During this side-event, indigenous and local community organisations from IWBN-LAC and Regional Indigenous Program of the UNWomen will discuss about their initiatives on capacity building for indigenous women in the LAC region They will share information from “capacity building on ABS” focussin ...

Side Event
#2416
WG8J-07
2011-11-01

Traditional Knowledge and ABS: Experiences from India

The event will highlight efforts of Government of India in Protecting Traditional Knowledge as well as ensuring Traditional Knowledge associated with genetic resources is suitably recognised and rewarded.

Side Event
#2382
WG8J-07
2011-10-31

Geoengineering Mother Earth: Science or Politics? Challenges for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

Despite a clear decision at COP 10 that the views and experiences of indigenous peoples, local communities and other stakeholders on geoengineering and biodiversity needed to be sought and synthesized for SBSTTA, the discussion has been dominated by a small group of scientific experts, where the ...

Side Event
#2402
WG8J-07
2011-10-31

Content and implementation of the new major component of work on customary sustainable use (Article 10c) in the programme of work on article 8(j) and related provisions

In paragraph10 of decision X/43, the Conference of the Parties authorized the Secretariat to convene an international meeting to provide advice on the content and implementation of the new major component of work on Article 10(c). This meeting was held in Montreal from 31 May to 3 June 2011, and ...

Side Event
#2411
WG8J-07
2011-10-31

Moving from decisions to implementation – challenges, experiences and lessons learnt in Sweden on the programme of work on article 8(j) and related provisions

Moving from CBD COP decisions to implementation on the ground requires focused use of often limited resources. The Swedish national programme on local and traditional knowledge related to biodiversity (Naptek) describes challenges encountered and lessons learnt over a six year period of work to ...

Side Event
#2414
WG8J-07
2011-10-31

Customary norms and biocultural protocols in the Potato Park, Peru

The side event will present the development of an Inter-comnmunity Agreement for equitable benefit-sharing based on Quechua customary laws, and its role in strengthening local economies and knowledge systems. A new publication on the agreement by Asociacion ANDES (Peru), the Asociacion of Potato ...

Side Event
#2347
ICNP 1
2011-06-09

Visionary Biodiversity Laws and Policies & Opportunities for Implementation

Experts from the CISDL Biodiversity Law Programme and the World Future Council will explain to policy-makers how to develop exemplary biodiversity laws based on sustainable development law principles, including justice for future generations. Examples will be based on a CISDL/WFC analysis of so ...

Side Event
#2355
ICNP 1
2011-06-09

GEF SUPPORT TO ABS

The GEF will present a summary of the national and regional projects in support of ABS, and of the opportunities at the newly created Nagoya Protocol Implementation Fund (NPIF) and the GEF Biodiversity Strategy for GEF-5.

Side Event
#2356
ICNP 1
2011-06-09

IMPLICATIONS OF THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL FOR RESEARCH ON BIOCULTURAL DIVERSITY

The event will bring together scientists from various disciplines to discuss the role of Universities and research institutes in capacity-building for ABS.

Side Event
#2348
ICNP 1
2011-06-08

Are the FAO and WHO ABS-Agreements supportive of the objectives of the Nagoya Protocol?

Article 4 of the Nagoya Protocol explicitly envisages the possibility of specialized international access and benefit-sharing instruments,provided that they are supportive of and do not run counter to the objectives of the Convention and the Protocol. The side-event will analyse two current impo ...

Side Event
#2351
ICNP 1
2011-06-08

ABS Implementation - and the Communication Challenge

With the adoption of the Nagoya Protocol, the ABS challenge has moved to the national level: all countries are called upon to design and implement measures that make ABS work in practice. This requires effective communication with a broad range of actors. The ABS Capacity Development Iniative is ...

Side Event
#2349
ICNP 1
2011-06-07

Orphan Genetic Resources: Modalities for International Recognition of Benefit-sharing under Protocol Article 10 and the ABS CHM

Geoff Burton of the United Nations University will outline a proposal for a mechanism under Article 10 to enable benefit-sharing agreements for the utilization of genetic resources of unknown or transboundary origin to be internationally recognized as compliant with the Nagoya Protocol. Dr. Paul ...

Side Event
#2354
ICNP 1
2011-06-07

Enhancing Implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011 – 2020: Strengthening the Linkages between Biodiversity Planning and Access and Benefit Sharing

Although access and benefit sharing (ABS) is one of the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), implementation at the national level has varied widely between countries. A global assessment of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) completed by the ...

Side Event
#2346
ICNP 1
2011-06-06

An Explanatory Guide to the Nagoya Protocol on ABS

A clear understanding of the text of the Nagoya Procol on ABS and the resulting obligations for the contracting Parties as well as ABS procedures is of essential importance for the future implementation of the Protocol at the national level. IUCN is developing an explanatory guide to the Nagoya ...

Side Event
#2350
ICNP 1
2011-06-06

Biocultural Protocols: Nurturing ABS-TK Implementation and Nagoya Protocol Awareness Rising Approaches in the Andean Region

This workshop will present experiences and lessons learned from a variety of existing initiatives and activities related to the use of Biocultural Protocols for indigenous knowledge, access and benefit-sharing and related inter-cultural awareness-raising activities in the Andean region. Case st ...

Side Event
#2353
ICNP 1
2011-06-06

Report from the Reflection meeting on Art 10 on the needs and modalities for an International Mechanism

This side event targets to report from the informal conversations and reflections on Nagoya Protocol Article 10 on the needs and modalitites for a Mechanism for Benefit sharing.

Side Event
#2253
COP 10
2010-10-29

CP Thai Private Sector 's contribution to conservation, sustainable use and benefit sharing on animal genetic resources.

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), one of the largest food producers in Asia with its main production base in Thailand, has been involved in developing projects that support planting mangrove by continuously donating money contributions to several universities such as Kasetsart University, Ramk ...

Side Event
#2304
COP 10
2010-10-29

An introduction to DOPA, a Digital Observatory for Protected Areas

The Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) is a biodiversity information system currently developed as a set of interoperable web services at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in collaboration with other international organizations, including GBIF, UNEP-WCMC, Birdlife ...

Side Event
#2344
COP 10
2010-10-29

CEPA APPROACH UTILIZING "TANGIBLE EARTH"-2 (FEAT. MIRAIKAN/NATIONAL MUSEUM OF EMERGING SCIENCE AND INNOVATION)

“Tangible Earth” is the world’s first interactive globe, invented by Prof. Shinichi TAKEMURA. It is a medium which makes it possible to visualize in real-time various aspects of our planet (such as cloud movements, cyclones, global warming, the global migration of birds and whales) as well as so ...

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