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2014

2014-07-25Biological diversity and ecosystems featured prominently in the proposal of a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly agreed by acclamation to forward to the General Assembly, setting the stage for better links between the implementation of the biodiversity agenda of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.
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2014-07-23Statement by the CBD Executive Secretary on the occasion of the 20th Session of the International Seabed Authority Assembly, 14 to 25 July 2014, Kingston, Jamaica
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2014-07-16The report of the meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Risk Assessment and Risk Management is now available.
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2014-07-16The report of the eleventh meeting of the Compliance Committee under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety is now available.
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2014-07-16The summary outcomes of of the ninth meeting of the Informal Advisory Committee on the Biosafety Clearing-House is now available.
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2014-07-14The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization will enter into force on 12 October 2014 following its ratification by 51 Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
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2014-07-08Déclaration de m. Braulio ferreira de Souza Dias, Secrétaire exécutif de la CDB, à l'occasion de l'atelier sur les synergies entre redd + et la conservation et restauration des écosystèmes dans les stratégies nationales et les plans d'action, Douala, Cameroun, 8 juillet 2014
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2014-07-03Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary Celebrations of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Coming into Force, Geneva, Switzerland, 3 July 2014
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2014-06-28Governments finished a week of deliberations on scientific issues that will inform future national efforts under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to achieve the goals of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets.
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2014-06-26Slovenia ratified the Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress on 8 May 2014 and Uganda acceded to the Supplementary Protocol on 25 June 2014
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2014-06-23Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the Occasion of the Eighteenth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, 23 – 28 June 2014, Montreal, Canada
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2014-06-20Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) wrapped up a weeklong meeting on implementation with recommendations on, among others, resource mobilization, technical and scientific cooperation, poverty eradication and sustainable development, enhancements to the structures and processes under the CBD and engagement with business, local governments and other stakeholders.
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2014-06-16Opening video statement by Shri Prakash Javadekar, CBD COP President, Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, India, on the occasion of the Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention, 16 - 20 June 2014, Montreal, Canada
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2014-06-16Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Fifth Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention, 16 - 20 June 2014, Montreal, Canada
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2014-06-16As the global population increases in the years to come, and as climate change affects the availability of water, with consequences for water and food security, land will become even more important. Drylands hold a significant proportion of the world’s soil carbon stock, and land degradation contributes to greenhouse gas emissions. Sustainable land management is therefore a key climate change mitigation strategy.
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2014-06-13Delegations of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will meet at the fifth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention (WGRI-5), and the eighteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-18).
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2014-06-09Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Regional Capacity-Building Workshop on the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing for Africa, 9 - 13 June 2014 - Kampala, Uganda
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2014-06-09Agencies and partners join forces to promote the implementation of environmental law through enhanced knowledge sharing and new tools
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2014-06-06Message of the CBD Executive Secretary, Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, on the occasion of the World Oceans Day, 8 June 2014
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2014-06-05The June 2014 edition of the CBD’s business.2020 magazine puts the focus on Canada, looking at some of the issues affecting business and biodiversity in the host country of the Secretariat, and includes a feature interview with Pierre Gratton, President of the Mining Association of Canada.
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2014-06-04Statement of the CBD Executive Secretary, Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, on the occasion of World Environment Day – 5 June 2014: “Raise your voice, not the sea level”
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2014-06-03The report of the tenth meeting of the Liaison Group on Capacity-building for Biosafety is now available.
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2014-06-01Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Sub-Regional Capacity-Building Workshop on the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-Sharing for West Asia and North Africa, 1 - 5 June 2014 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2014-05-30To avoid landscape fragmentation and loss of species and habitats for biodiversity, participants to a three-day workshop in Kurupukari, Guyana, have agreed on a Regional Action Plan related to biological corridors, connectivity conservation and trans-boundary conservation within the Guiana Shield Ecoregion.
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2014-05-29Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Fifth Assembly of the Global Environment Facility, Cancun, Mexico, Thursday 29 May 2014
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