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2014

2014-10-31As cities move forward on implementing the agenda under the Convention, they will show that they can lead the way in sustainably using biodiversity and the ecosystem services it underpins, as the basis for addressing water and food security, disaster risk reduction, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and other key issues.
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2014-10-21Recognizing that wildlife is an important renewable natural resource, with economic, cultural, nutritional and recreational value to humans, Parties at the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12), held in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, have passed a landmark decision on the sustainable use of biodiversity with regards to bushmeat and sustainable wildlife management.
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2014-10-17Closing Remarks by Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, at the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity and the First Meeting of the Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, 17 October 2014
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2014-10-17The Convention on Biological Diversity closed the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties today with Governments committing to step up actions to achieve, by the end of the decade, the Aichi Biodiversity Targets agreed four years ago, and contribute to the sustainable development agenda.
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2014-10-17The High Level Segment of the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity adopted the Gangwon Declaration on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development
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2014-10-17Governments have agreed to a series of actions that will further bolster the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing, facilitate its effective implementation, and ensure that countries have the necessary resources to take the next steps to implement the treaty, which entered into force earlier this week.
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2014-10-16The Korea Forest Service launched the Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative (FERI) in the margins of the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 12)
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2014-10-15Renewing Partnership between the International Tropical Timber Organization and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
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2014-10-15Opening Remarks by Mr. Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, to the High Level Segment of the Twelfth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
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2014-10-13UN treaty bodies renew partnership to save tropical forests’ rich treasure of biological resources
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2014-10-12The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization, of the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) enters into force today, providing the world with a mechanism to ensure that access to and the sharing of the benefits from the use of genetic resources, and associated traditional knowledge, happen in a context of transparency and with equity.
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2014-10-10The guidance addresses a major pathway for introduction and spread of invasive alien species, as a significant percentage of global invasive introductions result from pets, aquarium and terrarium species that escape from confined conditions and then get into the natural environment.
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2014-10-09Invitation to attend the workshop on “Advancing with IPBES Stakeholder Engagement Strategy” (Saturday 11th October 11th, 10:00-12:00, Contact Group Room 7)
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2014-10-06Opening Remarks By Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity to the Twelfth Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, 6 October 2014
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2014-10-06Under the theme, “Biodiversity for Sustainable Development,” thousands of representatives of governments, NGOs, indigenous peoples, scientists and the private sector gathered in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea for the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity(COP 12)
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2014-10-06Bold and innovative action is urgently required if governments are to meet the globally-agreed Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and its Aichi Targets by 2020, says a United Nations progress report on the state of global biodiversity.
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2014-10-03Governments attending a United Nations meeting on the safe use of living modified organisms have agreed on various actions to advance the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity
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2014-09-30A toolkit to facilitate Parties to Achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target (prototype) for your review and comments
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2014-09-30Invasive alien species and taxonomy experts kiosk will take place at 1F Alpensia conference center on the margins of COP12
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2014-09-29Statement by the CBD Executive Secretary on the occasion of the World Ocean Council Business Forum on Ocean Policy and Planning, 29 to 30 September 2014, New York, USA
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2014-09-29Opening Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity to the Seventh Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, Pyeongchang, Republic Of Korea, 29 September 2014
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2014-09-29The seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (or COP-MOP 7) opened today at the Alpensia Convention Center in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea. The meeting is the first of three major biodiversity meetings being held in Pyeongchang.
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2014-09-28New Factsheet: Strategic Plan for the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
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2014-09-26Communiqué: Meeting on the Safe Use of Living Modified Organisms - First of three major United Nations meetings opens Monday
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2014-09-16Statement by Mr. Braulio Ferreira De Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, on the occasion of the Inter-Regional Capacity-Building Workshop on REDD+ and Aichi Biodiversity Targets, San Jose, Costa Rica, 29 August 2014
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