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Side Event
#3249
COP 12
2014-10-17

The use of agricultural biodiversity to improve food security and resilience under climate change: An essential contribution to Aichi Target 13

Climate change presents significant challenges to the food security and livelihoods of small scale farmers, rural communities and indigenous peoples. It also threatens valuable biodiversity on which farmers, pastoralist, fishers and forest dwellers depend. Experiences from around the world have ...

Side Event
#3277
COP 12
2014-10-17

IInternational cooperation and exchange for biodiversity conservation: Dialogue formats on ABS and TEEB

The German Government together with its global development partners Brazil, India and South Africa is supporting a variety of activities in the field of international cooperation striving for an effective implementation of the CBD. Current approaches are e.g. the facilitation of dialogue format ...

Side Event
#3294
COP 12
2014-10-17

Effect of sand mining on biodiversity.

Sand mining is a neglected but serious environmental hazard affecting beaches, creeks and rivers all over the world. Rampant sand mining destroys environment and bio diversity, affects water security and causes land erosion. Developing countries like India, Cambodia and other Asian countries co ...

Side Event
#3298
COP 12
2014-10-17

Traditional medicine: growing presence, resource concerns and possible solutions

Over 60,000 of plants, most of them harvested from the wild, provide essential ingredients for traditional medicine systems and other industries, and support livelihoods of thousands of collectors around the world. Due to multiple reasons wild plants are endangered with one in five threatened wi ...

Side Event
#3306
COP 12
2014-10-17

Protocolo de Nagoya, Pueblos Indigenas y Conocimiento tradicional asociado a recursos geneticos

Se tratara los desafios de la entratada en vigor del Protocolo de Nagoya con un enfoque en conocimientos tradicionales asociados a recursos geneticos

Side Event
#3311
COP 12
2014-10-17

Sharing knowledge and experience among the South East Asian countries and China in the implementation of the Biodiversity Strategic Plan 2011-2020 & Aichi Targets

The China Fund Project on “Strengthening the capacity of South East Asian countries for the implementation of the Biodiversity Strategic Plan 2011-2020 & Aichi Targets”, launched in 2013, aims to promote sharing of knowledge and experience among ASEAN countries and China on the implementation of ...

Side Event
#3355
COP 12
2014-10-17

Community Protocols and the Nagoya Protocol

The side-event will launch a guide on Community Protocols for policy makers and other stakeholders that was developed by UNEP and EDO NSW which was supported by the Government of Spain through the LifeWeb Initiative. The event will also present case studies from five (5) different regions of th ...

Side Event
#3415
COP 12
2014-10-17

ROLE OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN CONVERSVATION AND ACCESS & BENEFIT SHARING OF BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES AS PER THE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ACT. 2002, INDIA WITH CASE STUDIES

Gervernment of India, enacted the Biological Diversity Act. 2002 in spirit of UN Convention on Biological Diversity and which enabled the local communities have rights on their Biological Resources and its associated traditional knowledge. We would like to bring the notice of internatonal commu ...

Side Event
#3138
COP 12
2014-10-16

Global Catalogue of Microorganisms (GCM) for tracking, monitoring and benefit sharing of microbial resources worldwide

Managing ex situ collections of microbial strains across the world has been hampered by the lack of an overarching tracking system. The coming into force of the Nagoya Protocol (NP) requires improved clarity on what strains are held where, how they can be accessed, and the conditions under which ...

Side Event
#3146
COP 12
2014-10-16

Nature has no borders – transboundary cooperation to safeguard arctic and boreal biodiversity

A key theme #5 in the recently released Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) concerns identifying and safeguarding important areas for biodiversity. This concerns the need to advance the protection of large areas of ecologically important marine, terrestrial and freshwater habitats, taking into ...

Side Event
#3183
COP 12
2014-10-16

STRENGTHEN THE MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE COOPERATION FOR HALTING THE LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY

Halting biodiversity loss can only be achieved by an effective implementation of actions which are relevant to people’s everyday lives and which highlight individuals’ impacts on nature. Therefore, there is continuous need for a high commitment of local authorities and subnational governments in ...

Side Event
#3185
COP 12
2014-10-16

Enhancing the Resilience of Indigenous and Local Communities by Integrating Traditional Management Systems into Forest and Biodiversity Policies and practices: A case from India

Local and Indigenous people have been responsible stewards of their lands and resources for thousands of years. Relying on traditional knowledge (TK) and sustainable resource management practices, indigenous cultures have survived and thrived in all corners of the world. There is a need to respe ...

Side Event
#3240
COP 12
2014-10-16

Friends of Target 12 - a partnership for action

This side event will bring together all current and future Friends of Target 12 who will be discussing how to further support the implementation of Aichi Target 12, including through the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (global and national), species conservation planning and species recovery ...

Side Event
#3295
COP 12
2014-10-16

Global Understanding in Forestry Education

Forest as the one of ecosystem containing with biodiversity was threatening by human activity for supporting of economic growth and social development. People in every sector and level of education should be aware to create good management in forestry to make sustainable natural resources to fu ...

Side Event
#3331
COP 12
2014-10-16

Using solutions to share knowledge and create evidence-based innovation

Let´s not keep reinventing the wheel but learn from each other´s successes in the management and governance of biodiversity and natural resources. This side event – hosted by the Blue Solutions Initiative of the German Environment Ministry (BMUB) together with its implementing partners GIZ, IUCN ...

Side Event
#3339
COP 12
2014-10-16

Demonstrating the role of biodiversity and ecosystems in delivering good health at low cost

Of the several services that biodiversity provides, a cross-cutting one is the contribution to secure the health of people and life forms in all manifestations – physical, mental and spiritual. While the relevance of biodiversity and related traditional knowledge to mainstream health may be more ...

Side Event
#3369
COP 12
2014-10-16

Patent Activity for Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge: Experience from the UK

This side-event presents the results of research to identify genetic resources and TK in UK international patent activity as part of a project with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and UK Intellectual Property Office. The project aimed to understand the origins of ...

Side Event
#3140
COP 12
2014-10-16

Does biodiversity matter for development? EU's development cooperation launches its B4Life Flagship Initiative.

The EU Biodiversity for Life (B4Life) flagship initiative is designed to help developing countries protect ecosystems, combat wildlife crime and develop green economies. It takes the novel approach of emphasising the economic benefits of protecting biodiversity and ecosystems in the interest of ...

Side Event
#3149
COP 12
2014-10-16

Connecting the islands to complete the biodiversity puzzles

Island conservation is the hot issue nowadays. Life forms started from deep sea and flourished on islands. Roots up conservation action is very crucial to establish a long term support and impact on local people. Therefore, constant communication between different stake holders and massive envir ...

Side Event
#3224
COP 12
2014-10-16

How Sectors Can Contribute To Sustainable Use And Conservation Of Biodiversity

The Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 shows that if the world stays on its current development path, pressures on biodiversity will continue to increase in the coming years, and the state of biodiversity will decline further. To provide better insight into how the pressures on and underlying causes ...

Side Event
#3227
COP 12
2014-10-16

TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND REHABILITATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. TERRE POLICY CENTRE

Release of short film on Western Ghats – The ecological balance by Nature and panel discussion on the Western Ghats- sustainable Livelihood for every life . Speakers- Mr Ram Bhooj National programme Officer, ecological sciences. Mr. Shende Rajendra – Former Director UNEP President of the side e ...

Side Event
#3229
COP 12
2014-10-16

Business and Ecosystem Services – Achieving common goals towards Sustainability

Since 2011, a wide-ranging discussion of the Aichi Targets for Biodiversity 2011-2020 has mobilized about 280 Brazilian organizations. By this process, Brazil formulated a proposal to adapt the Aichi goals to the national reality.This process was named "Dialogues for Biodiversity". The Brazilian ...

Side Event
#3272
COP 12
2014-10-16

Le Protocole de Nagoya et la croissance verte.

La Ministre de l'Environnement du Maroc présentera les projets entamés en relation avec le sujet.

Side Event
#3281
COP 12
2014-10-16

Building Legal Frameworks for the Nagoya Protocol

IDLO and the ABS Initiative with support from GIZ will share their knowledge products and available assistance to countries implementing the Nagoya Protocol. This event will feature key global experts and the results from the Nagoya Protocol Training Course for lawyers from developing countries ...

Side Event
#3289
COP 12
2014-10-16

Falconry and Falconer’s Activities associated with Sustainable Wildlife Management

Falconry is a worldwide traditional hunting art using trained birds of prey with a history of over 3,000 years. It is listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Recently, sustainable use of wildlife is being recognized as a way to help conserve biological diversity; sustainable use o ...

Side Event
#3308
COP 12
2014-10-16

Amazon Protected Areas Program (ARPA): past 10 years, future 25 years – financially sound and sustainable Protected Areas for the Biome on a continent wide scale

The event intends to address the accomplishments after 10 years of implementation of the ARPA Program and its future: the 25 year strategy for achieving financial sustainability and sound management of Protected Areas. This is a follow-up side event on the launching of the ARPA for Life initiati ...

Side Event
#3366
COP 12
2014-10-16

Pre-competitive research and the Nagoya Protocol: measures and recommendations to promote and encourage non-commercial research

Non-commercial research focused on improving our understanding of natural systems, is crucially important to underpin the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity. This is especially true for the, as yet, largely unexplored marine environment. In relation to Article 8a of the Nagoya Protoc ...

Side Event
#3379
COP 12
2014-10-16

What does a win-win-win benefit-sharing mechanism look like under the Nagoya Protocol?

Through an in-depth look at how the cosmetics and fragrance industry create value within their products and innovation systems this event will provide concrete knowledge and recommendations on the formulation and implementation of benefit-sharing mechanisms that can have a win-win-win outcome fo ...

Side Event
#3191
COP 12
2014-10-15

Beyond Tigers

Beyond Tigers would highlight the manner in which tigers promote (and could further promote) CBD objectives, particularly Aichi Targets 11 and 12. The event will highlight how tiger conservation efforts have mobilized funds which protect the wider ecosystems in which the species is found, thus a ...

Side Event
#3212
COP 12
2014-10-15

Managing coastal marine biodiversity in India: Can participatory approaches make a difference?

Protection of biodiversity in India has a long tradition with some remarkable success when it comes to terrestrial ecosystems. Similar efforts for marine areas along the coast proved to be much more difficult, mainly because of the enormous pressure on natural resources exerted by an ever increa ...

Side Event
#3222
COP 12
2014-10-15

EXTERNAL RESPONSIBILITY. AN ASSESSMENT OF ITS EFFECTS ON GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY LOSS

The growing internationalization of the economy is responsible for the effects that domestic decisions have beyond any political or administrative boundaries. That applies not only to States and unions of States such as the European Union, but also to subnational and local governments. In the co ...

Side Event
#3235
COP 12
2014-10-15

TEEB India Initiative – Implementing Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Drawing example from India, the side event will present how TEEB implementation at national and sub-national levels could support countries towards achieving Aichi Biodiversity Targets. A presentation on the TEEB India Initiative (TII) and National Biodiversity Targets 2020 will be made, follow ...

Side Event
#3273
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity Bright Spots High Level Event: Celebrating Leadership in Resource Mobilization and Commitment to Action

This high-level, invitation-only evening event will be focused on celebrating country successes in light of the opportunities for replication and scaling up innovative approaches to mobilize resources identified during the bright spots exchange. During this evening reception, high level represen ...

Side Event
#3286
COP 12
2014-10-15

FUNBIO: a strategic mechanism in pursuit of financial sustainability of Brazilian protected areas

Support for Protected Areas (PAs) have been the main focus of the work of FUNBIO the past 18 years. On the one hand, FUNBIO designed financial mechanisms for resource mobilization from different sources and on the other hand has created mechanisms to assure that these resources reach the PAs as ...

Side Event
#3309
COP 12
2014-10-15

POSEIDON ARMY -Empowering Youth for Coastal Bio Diversity Management

How a youth volunteer can be improved to conserve the marine biodiversity and oceanic natural resources for any country by developing a National Strategy and Management Plan for Marine ecosystems conservation by introducing marine researches and conservation programs. Further it will build up e ...

Side Event
#3315
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity Conservation in Transboundary Tropical Forests: Enhancing more than Biodiversity

Transboundary conservation can act as a catalyst for new approaches to governance in border areas, enhancing cooperation between national and sub-national governments and local stakeholders in addressing global and regional problems such as climate change, biodiversity loss and land degradation. ...

Side Event
#3354
COP 12
2014-10-15

Transboundary cooperation in the European and Fennoscandian Green Belt - a joint effort towards a European-wide ecological network

Transboundary cooperation aiming for nature conservation and mainstreaming biodiversity has a great potential world-wide. Side-event provides inspiring insights, experience and possible solutions on transboundary nature conservation and peaceful and sustainable development of the larger border ...

Side Event
#3383
COP 12
2014-10-15

Revolutionising the international trade system through sustainable use of biodiversity

This event will offer participants the opportunity to learn how fashion and cosmetics industries are fostering innovation across Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe to transform their industries and the policies that govern them so that positive conservation impacts can be created and sustain ...

Side Event
#3390
COP 12
2014-10-15

Developing capacities in Africa and ACP countries to make the NP operational

With the Nagoya Protocol entering into force demand for capacity development will further increase. Based on lessons learned during the last years the ABS Capacity Development Initiative and its partners are reflecting how to adjust their capacity development strategy. Panelists will present the ...

Side Event
#3113
COP 12
2014-10-15

Toward achieving Aichi Biodiversity Targets by 2020 ~ Contribution of Sub-National Governments

The Aichi Biodiversity Targets are 20 ambitious goals that make up part of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, adopted by the parties in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture in 2010. The targets provide a framework for action for all stakeholders, including sub-national and local government ...

Side Event
#3124
COP 12
2014-10-15

Privately managed protected areas – helping achieve the Aichi Targets

Privately managed protected areas (PPAs) are underrepresented in national protected area systems and under reported internationally despite the fact that they are a rapidly growing element of the conservation estate. This side event will draw on the results of a two-year project which has review ...

Side Event
#3160
COP 12
2014-10-15

Protecting Brazilian Nature: Improving the Protected Areas System, Knowledge and Conservation Tools

The Biodiversity Conservation Actions Support Program, which was launched by the Boticário Group Foundation for Nature Protection in 1991, has invested over US$ 14 million in Brazil on 1,377 projects by 480 institutions. These projects have benefited 445 protected areas and have studied 235 enda ...

Side Event
#3244
COP 12
2014-10-15

Rhino Conservation: Successes and challenges - A South African Perspective

Presentation and panel discussion on the successes and challenges in terms of Rhino Conservation

Side Event
#3253
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity criteria for REDD+ - how science can contribute to make safeguards work

For the implementation of REDD+, biodiversity is considered as one of the key elements of safeguards. Biodiversity is also highly related to both ecosystem and social services from tropical forests. Practical, effective, and efficient criteria and indicators to secure biodiversity are called for ...

Side Event
#3302
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. EC DG Research and UNEP

The policy brief titled “Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. EC DG Research and UNEP” will be presented at the side event in collaboration with EC DG Research. A selected speaker will draw attention to best practices and showcase the variety of approaches for the proposed topic. Also, the ...

Side Event
#3310
COP 12
2014-10-15

Collections and Collaboration: how can ex situ collections help facilitate research and foster cooperation?

Panel discussion on the role of ex situ collections under the Nagoya Protocol, featuring ex situ collections professionals and ABS regulators, prefaced by short presentations on two EU-Brazil 2013 workshops and the role of collections under the new EU regulation on ABS and Brazilian legislation- ...

Side Event
#3338
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity Legislation Study - How can the provisions of the CBD be implemented into national law?

At the side event the Biodiversity Legislation Study, published in June 2014 by the World Future Council, Globe International and the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), will be presentd and discussed. The study looks at the biodiversity-specific legislation of the foll ...

Side Event
#3370
COP 12
2014-10-15

Valuing the Deep: Marine Genetic Resources in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

The United Nations General Assembly is debating a possible implementing agreement (or agreements) on marine biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction. Access and benefit-sharing may be one component of any implementing agreement with a decision expected in 2015. This side event presents ...

Side Event
#3380
COP 12
2014-10-15

CONNECTING THE BIODIVERSITY OF CHEONSU BAY IN SEOSAN, AN INTERNATIONALLY IMPORTANT WETLAND IN KOREA, WITH LOCAL CULTURES AND PROMOTING THEM

* Background and purpose: To make a diagnosis of the values of biodiversity in Cheonsu bay which constitutes the East-Asian Australasian Flyway and serves as a large stop-over and wintering ground for migratory water birds including Hooded Crane, Oriental White-stork, Baikal Teal etc. and also t ...

Side Event
#3395
COP 12
2014-10-15

BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

The environmental crisis due to climate change, ecosystem degradation, decrease in biodiversity, increase in population, and many interrelated factors have continued to deteriorate human health and exacerbate poverty and food insecurity in the ASEAN region. Hence, there is an urgent need to enha ...

Side Event
#3137
COP 12
2014-10-14

Meeting sustainable development objectives: opportunities and limits to biodiversity offsets

The conservation of global biodiversity alongside economic development is a key challenge for the 21st century. Impact mitigation and biodiversity offset need to be contextualised in the broader context of biodiversity, climate change and sustainable development. To allow biodiversity offset sc ...

Side Event
#3208
COP 12
2014-10-14

BEST Donor coordination meeting

Acknowledged by the CBD COP Decision XI/15, BEST – voluntary scheme for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Territories of European overseas – aims to support the conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of ecosystem services including ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adap ...

Side Event
#3211
COP 12
2014-10-14

A Series of Reviews on International Collaboration for the Aichi Biodiversity Targets: A Case of Japan and Partner Nations

This side event will be “the initial review session” in the series of four CBD COP side events up to 2020 when the Aichi Biodiversity Targets will be concluded. Our prime objective of the side events is to discuss effective approaches and strategies to achieve the Targets and make recommendation ...

Side Event
#3215
COP 12
2014-10-14

NIEMA: Code of Conduct for Culture Collections, Microbial Resource Centers and Scientists using Microbes under the Nagoya Protocol

Since 2006, the microbial resource centers (MRCs) under Asian Consortium for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Microbial Resources (ACM) have been working on the development of legitimate and practical scheme for exchanging microbial resources between ACM member MRCs. Especially after the ...

Side Event
#3218
COP 12
2014-10-14

LIFE Certification - Pre-eminent Biological Methodology for Businesses

LIFE Certification is an international tool for businesses concerned with the increasing risks of global ecological thresholds and the negative impacts to Natural Capital. With reliable, transparent and independent audits, a LIFE certified business can more effectively communicate its voluntary ...

Side Event
#3230
COP 12
2014-10-14

ABS and non-commercial research: Benefits and lessons learnt from collaborations

How to account for the multiple benefits derived from projects on basic research, can be challenging, as the benefits do not necessarily fall into the typical idea of monetary benefits. But there are immediate and long-term benefits that contribute both, to conservation and sustainable use of bi ...

Side Event
#3263
COP 12
2014-10-14

Assessment of progress of work by the COP

The side event will focus both on the ongoing work for the decisions to be taken at COP 12, as well as an assessment of the implementation of previous COP decisions. Joint side event between CBDA and TWN

Side Event
#3264
COP 12
2014-10-14

Presentation of a Draft Sourcebook of opportunities for enhancing cooperation and collaboration among the biodiversity-related conventions at the national and regional levels

As part of the UNEP project “Improving the effectiveness of and cooperation among biodiversity-related conventions and exploring opportunities for further synergies”, funded by the European Union and the Swiss Government, a Sourcebook of opportunities for enhancing cooperation among the biodive ...

Side Event
#3300
COP 12
2014-10-14

How can Science really add value to global biodiversity governance? – discussing the effectiveness of Science-Policy-Interfaces

Science-Policy-Interfaces (SPIs) in the biodiversity arena aim at synthesizing the best possible knowledge basis to inform political decision-making, and being relevant, credible and legitimate. Besides scientific results on the status and trends of biodiversity, this also implies the scientific ...

Side Event
#3382
COP 12
2014-10-14

Workshop on the Establishment and Implementation of the Local Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (LBSAP) for Sub-national Governments

A working-level meeting for sub-national governments on the establishment and implementation of the Local Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (LBSAP) geared towards reinforcing the ground for local biodiversity policies in the CBD COP12 participating countries, and providing measures to lin ...

Side Event
#3404
COP 12
2014-10-14

SEMINAR ON CONSERVATION OF HABITATS FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES

Share research findings about “The impact of expressway construction on Endangered species,” Main subjects : Study on Otters’ habitats and eating habits; Creation of alternative habitats for endangered species

Side Event
#3122
COP 12
2014-10-14

Implementing Aichi targets 5, 7, 14 and 15 - research results from projects in China, Brazil and Germany

In the context of the programme "Sustainable Land Management" funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) international scientific projects are implemented in a wide range of regions of the world. The programme has the intention to provide scientific support to resourc ...

Side Event
#3142
COP 12
2014-10-14

PEOPLES DIALOGUE on Bt-Brinjal in Bangladesh and GE politics

The Government of Bangladesh permitted to grow Bt-brinjal in the farmers fields.Farmers, Environmentalist and media are still now protesting. In the coming COP12 of CBD we want to arrange a public dialoufe session on Bt-brinjal and the politics of GE. Our presentation is based on the 20 Bt-brin ...

Side Event
#3188
COP 12
2014-10-14

Présentation de l'Atlas de l'empreinte écologique et de la biocapacité des pays francophones

Cet Atlas, fruit d’une collaboration entre l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie et le Global Footprint Network, avec l’appui d’autres partenaires, dont la FRANCE et la Wallonie, vise à améliorer et à approfondir la compréhension de l'Empreinte écologique et des tendances de la biocap ...

Side Event
#3217
COP 12
2014-10-14

ACHIEVING AICHI TARGETS AND SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE MARINE AND COASTAL PROGRAMME OF WEST AFRICA (PRCM)

This side event will showcase some progress in West Africa towards Aichi Targets achievement. Species and habitats have been facing increasing pressure in West Africa: Overexploitation, critical habitat destruction, pollution, urbanization, growing extractive industry, and uncontrolled tourism ...

Side Event
#3260
COP 12
2014-10-14

Biodiversity Bright Spots: Sharing and Celebrating Effective and Replicable Examples of Successful Resource Mobilization and Leadership

This lunch time learning event will use a world café / round-table format and participatory facilitation techniques to profile a selection of bright spots in support of the resource mobilization strategy and determine how they can be replicated and scaled in different contexts. This event is des ...

Side Event
#3344
COP 12
2014-10-14

Biodiversity mainstreaming – what does success look like?

Mainstreaming biodiversity means different things to different people but it is recognized to be one of the key processes to address the underlying causes of biodiversity loss (Aichi Target 2). Nevertheless, it is not an easy task. Incorporating the values of biodiversity into development and ec ...

Side Event
#3347
COP 12
2014-10-14

Landscape/Seascape Based Conservation Approaches in India.

Government of India has piloted a number of new initiatives to demonstrate landscape and seascape conservation approaches covering areas of particular importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services. The key initiatives among these are being implemented by the World Bank in four sites and by ...

Side Event
#3375
COP 12
2014-10-14

The LifeWeb Island Resilience Campaign and International Islands Initiative for SIDS to Achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 9

The Island Resilience Campaign provides an opportunity to engage governments, donor institutions, relevant organizations and those that care about islands to develop projects and activities necessary to address biodiversity loss and sustainable livelihoods on islands. Priorities for action inclu ...

Side Event
#3378
COP 12
2014-10-14

STRENGTHENING REGIONAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES IN EAST ASIA FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GSPC 2020

Conserving biodiversity and guaranteeing its sustainable use in the East Asian region require the creation and operation of an institutional network that can perform collaborative research and conservation activities. Therefore, 8 institutions from 5 countries of Korea, China(Taiwan), Japan, Rus ...

Side Event
#3381
COP 12
2014-10-14

BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA PACIFIC

The Asia Pacific Environment Forum is an international annual forum where 15 regional experts from 11 countries in Asia Pacific discuss national and regional environmental issues and seek for solutions. This year, regional experts will present their views on the status of biodiversity in Asia Pa ...

Side Event
#3384
COP 12
2014-10-14

Guatemala Immortal: The decade of life and development 2012-2022

The side-event aims to present: i) the challenges and lessons learned after three years of approval of our National Policy on Biological Diversity and updated NBSAP 2012-2022; ii) present the potential of our biological diversity for sustainable development goals and it´s contributions to the G ...

Side Event
#3391
COP 12
2014-10-14
Side Event
#3396
COP 12
2014-10-14

SYMPOSIUM ON IMPACT OF WILDLAND FIRE ON ECOSYSTEM AND BIODIVERSITY

To seek for scientific conservation measures by sharing research results and domestic and foreign cases regarding the influence of wildland fire on ecosystem and biodiversity.

Side Event
#3312
COP 12
2014-10-14

CEPA FAIR: Contribution to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets from the ground up – Engaging diverse communities and perspectives through the Satoyama Initiative –

Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets will require the streamlining of actions from the local level to national and regional levels, based on active participation from local stakeholders including the private sector. This side-event will showcase efforts by diverse members of the Internationa ...

Side Event
#3141
COP 12
2014-10-13

The importance of protecting coastal environment gradients ~How can we attain marine Aichi targets ~

The Japanese NGOs in marine fields(Marine and Coastal Biodiversity network-Japan, Nakatsu Waterfront Conservation Association, Kaimin Network, NPO Omotehama network, and Nature Conservation Society of Japan) would like to hold a side event for information exchange of status of coastal areas of J ...

Side Event
#3144
COP 12
2014-10-13

Building TRUST - TRransparent User-friendly System of Transfer for tracking, monitoring and management of benefit sharing of microbial resources worldwide

The TRUST Project is developing world best practice procedures for managing exchange of microbiological resources in concordance of the legal developments and principles of the Nagoya Protocol (NP). TRUST is imbedded in the culture collection community, which strives to provide for reliable ra ...

Side Event
#3192
COP 12
2014-10-13

New OECD work on: Indicators to Monitor Progress on Aichi Target 3 (Incentives) and Target 20 (Resource Mobilisation); Designing Effective Biodiversity Offsets; and Finance for Biodiversity

New OECD work on issues of key relevance to the negotations will be released: Indicators to monitor progress on positive and harmful incentives to biodiversity (Aichi Target 3) and on resource mobilisation (Aichi Target 20), including on the OECD DAC Rio Marker on biodiversity. And how to design ...

Side Event
#3214
COP 12
2014-10-13

Realizing the Borneo Elephant Sanctuary (This is a case study on the collaboration between the Asahiyama Zoo, the Borneo Conservation Trust (BCT), BCT Japan and businesses , revealing how the Borneo Elephant Sanctuary was built and how future conservation work will be shared among the participating parties. )

In October 2013, The Borneo Elephant Sanctuary held its inaugural opening in Sabah Malaysia on the island of Borneo. It was built through the efforts and collaboration among several companies, the Asahiyama Zoo in Japan, BCT, and BCT Japan. Each party has played different roles and the project t ...

Side Event
#3220
COP 12
2014-10-13

North-East Asian Cooperation on Migratory Bird and Habitat Conservation

The North-East Asian Subregional Programme for Environmental Cooperation (NEASPEC) is an intergovernmental mechanism of six North-East Asian countries, supported by UNESCAP. As part of NEASPEC's Nature Conservation programme, it currently carries out field surveys and studies for conservation an ...

Side Event
#3237
COP 12
2014-10-13

Learning and Action: Enhancing Conservation Finance through Environmental Funds and South-South Collaboration

Environmental Funds (EFs) have been established in more than 70 developing countries, created to co finance conservation and sustainable development initiatives. In 2010, RedLAC launched a program with the objective of strengthening EFs to exchange knowledge and develop innovative financial mech ...

Side Event
#3239
COP 12
2014-10-13

Partners Roundtable on Achieving the Aichi Targets through Integrated Coastal Management

The Roundtable with Donors and Partners will feature the joint initiative of the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity and the Partnership for Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia in supporting efforts in South East and East Asia to achieve the Aichi Biodiversity targets through integrated ...

Side Event
#3247
COP 12
2014-10-13

Biodiversity and Business

Biodiversity and Business: economic value for companies

Side Event
#3274
COP 12
2014-10-13

‘Bhutan for LIFE’: “A long term Innovative and sustainable financing solution to conserve Bhutan’s extensive network of protected areas”

Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world. But its commitment to conservation is bigger than almost any other. Conservation is one of the four pillars of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Index. And the country’s constitution calls for maintaining 60 percent of the country’s forest co ...

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#3279
COP 12
2014-10-13

The cost of knowledge – investments to date in authoritative biodiversity knowledge products

Both planning and monitoring strategies and actions for biodiversity require authoritative knowledge, but surprisingly little is known about the levels of investment necessary to develop and maintain such knowledge products. This is deeply problematic: without such information, those who need it ...

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#3297
COP 12
2014-10-13

Strengthening capacities to combat poaching and the illegal wildlife trade in support of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets

The current dimension and growth in the illegal trade in wildlife products pose a significant risk both to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and to social and economic development. Past and recent successes in conservation, protected area management and the governance of natur ...

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#3368
COP 12
2014-10-13

Launching the 2025 vision for Future Earth "People to prosper in an equitable and sustainable world"

DIVERSITAS, the international programme of biodiversity science, was launch in 1991 with the goal to develop an international, non-governmental umbrella programme for research projects to address the complex scientific questions posed by the loss of and change in global biodiversity. Over the ye ...

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#3376
COP 12
2014-10-13

MUTUALLY AGREED TERMS AND GUIDELINES IN RELATION TO ACCESS TO GENETIC RESOURCES AND BENEFIT-SHARING

Discuss and share research findings about the Mutually Agreed Terms and Guidelines in relation to access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing.

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#3121
COP 12
2014-10-13

Sustainable use of cultural landscapes in Asia - implementing Aichi targets in Viet Nam, The Philippines, China and Japan

IIn this side event, international scientific projects funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in Vietnam, the Philippines and China, as well as a project in which German scientists collaborate with partners in Japan relate their scientific results to several Aichi ...

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#3125
COP 12
2014-10-13

India Business & Biodiversity Initiative: Mainstreaming Sustainable Management of Biodiversity by Indian Businesses

The event will feature the good business practices of biodiversity management by Indian companies. The key note would be addressed by Mr. Hem Pande, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India. A case study report will be released covering business initi ...

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#3156
COP 12
2014-10-13

Knowledge, values and community based monitoring - Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities contributions to Aichi Targets and to IPBES

Knowledge, practices and values of indigenous peoples and local communities are essential to governing and conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services all over the world. In different global regions, indigenous peoples have developed their own ways of monitoring ecosystems and community healt ...

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#3186
COP 12
2014-10-13

Securing Ecological and Community Wellbeing through Strategic Innovative Partnerships among Government, Industry, Community and Folk Healers

Traditional medicine in India is based on the rich medicinal plants diversity and serves as a major source of health care for 65% of the population. More than 90% of these are sourced from natural forests and Parks that are controlled by the Government. Traditional knowledge and practices of loc ...

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#3207
COP 12
2014-10-13

Achieving Forest-related Aichi Targets on the Ground: ITTO/CBD Collaborative Initiative for Tropical Forest Biodiversity

Background: A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed in 2010 between the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Secretariat to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), on the occasion of the CBD COP 10 held in Nagoya, Japan. The key purpose of the MOU is to identify ...

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#3276
COP 12
2014-10-13

Biodiversity Conservation in China: the national progress for the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)

In this workshop, the national progress of the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity in China will be introduced. Meanwhile, the preliminary results of two pilot studies for economics valuation at local level and one for poverty reduction at community level in China will be shown respectively ...

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#3282
COP 12
2014-10-13

The Rule of Law for Biodiversity

A high-level discussion on the Rule of Law for Biodiversity led by IDLO and the CBD Secretariat with support from the Swiss FOEN. The event will focus on how the Rule of Law can support the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Strategic Plan 2011-2020 including the Aichi Biodiversity Targets by ...

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#3336
COP 12
2014-10-13

Report Launch: "The Future of the Bornean Orangutan: Impacts of a Changing Climate and Land Use"

The Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP) will launch its latest report, "The Future of the Bornean Orangutan: Impacts of a Changing Climate and Land Use," which models scenarios to project the losses of population and habitat faced by orangutans in Borneo. Produced in collaboration with Liver ...

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#3343
COP 12
2014-10-13

Caring for Coasts – why restoring coastal wetlands?

Despite the high ecosystem service values of wetlands (including climate change mitigation and adaptation and disaster risk reduction), these habitats are among the most degraded ecosystems on Earth. Consequently, Parties would benefit greatly from increased coastal restoration activities and wo ...

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#3371
COP 12
2014-10-13

How business can contribute to recover biodiversity and ecosystems within cities. Sharing experiences from Japan.

Japan Business Initiative for Biodiversity (JBIB) has been eagerly working in every aspect of business operations to reduce impacts by business to biodiversity and ecosystem. Furthermore, its member companies are now trying to recover once-lost biodiversity and ecosystems within cities and fact ...

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#3401
COP 12
2014-10-13

CREATION OF NORTH-EAST ASIAN BIODIVERSITY FORUM (NEABF) FOR CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF BIODIVERSITY IN NORTH-EAST ASIA

Raise awareness about the eco-geographical importance of the Korean peninsula that boasts major ecological features in North-East Asia including the Baekdudaegan Mountain Range, the DMZ, the Yellow sea, and the East Sea; Create North-East Asian Biodiversity Forum as a regional expert network for ...

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