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2013

2013-12-12

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SCBD/SAM/DC/CS/ac/82981 (2013-114)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations
Follow-up to decision XI/25 on sustainable use of biodiversity: bushmeat and sustainable wildlife management
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2014-02-22

2011

2011-09-23

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JLe/rg/77592 (2011-180)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; other Governments; FAO, UNEP, RFMOs; IUCN-CEM-FEG; relevant organizations
CBD Joint Expert Meeting on Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fishery, 7 to 9 December 2011, Bergen, Norway
At its tenth meeting, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity noted an urgent need to further review, in accordance with international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the impacts of unsustainable fishing, such as destructive fishing practices, overfishing, and illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, on marine and coastal biodiversity and habitats, building upon the initial efforts made in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Fisheries Expert Group (FEG) of the Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) (paragraph 53 of decision X/29).
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
Action required by 2011-10-20

2010

2010-06-09

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SCBD/STTM/JM/TC/MJS/71871 (2010-115)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations
Submission of views on draft terms of reference for the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Sustainable Use in Agriculture and Forestry
I am pleased to invite you to send your views on the enclosed draft terms of reference for an Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Agriculture and Forestry under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), to the CBD Secretariat at your earliest convenience (secretariat@cbd.int), but no later than 15 July 2010.
Subject(s): Agricultural Biodiversity, Forest Biodiversity, Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2010-07-15

2009

2009-11-19

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SCBD/STTM/JM/lj/69617 (2009-159)
Notification to: CBD and SBSTTA focal points and relevant organizations
Request for submissions of views and information on the proposals for new and emerging issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
Pursuant to the procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties in decision IX/29 for identifying and addressing new and emerging issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, the Secretariat issued notifications 2008-083, 2008-084, 2008-142 and 2008-159 in July, October and December 2008 requesting Parties and relevant organizations to submit proposals for new and emerging issues including relevant information to substantiate the proposals. As of today, eight submissions were received, including from four Parties. The proposals are listed in the annex to this notification with additional information accessible from http://www.cbd.int/convention/emerging.shtml.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-12-31
2009-07-23

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SCBD/STTM/RH/va/ac/68103 (2009-086)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points in Latin America and the Caribbean
Nominations for the Regional Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on Ways and Means to Promote the Sustainable Production and Use of Biofuels, 28 to 30 September 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil
The Executive Secretary has planned, with the generous financial assistance of the European Commission and in collaboration with the Government of Brazil, a Regional Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on Ways and Means to Promote the Sustainable Production and Use of Biofuels, to be held from 28 to 30 September 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-08-22
2009-01-22

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SCBD/STTM/JM/TC/SGa/66126 (2009-012)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, relevant organizations
Voluntary report on application of the Addis Ababa Principles and Guidelines for the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, and on implementation of relevant COP Decisions on the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
The purpose of this notification is to invite relevant organizations to provide information on (i) status and trends related to the sustainable use of biodiversity; (ii) status and trends of the implementation of decisions of the Conference of the Parties (COP) related to sustainable use of biodiversity; and (iii) information on the added value and application of the Addis Ababa Principles and Guidelines (AAPG) for consideration by the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) at its fourteenth meeting, tentatively scheduled to be held from 13 - 21 May 2010.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-03-31

2008

2008-12-01

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SCBD/STTM/RH/sg/65641 (2008-153)
Notification to: CBD and SBSTTA National Focal Points
CD-ROM on the application of the Addis Ababa Principles and Guidelines for the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity within the biodiversity-related conventions
At its fifth meeting in 2006, the Liaison Group of the Biodiversity-related Conventions (generally known as the Biodiversity Liaison Group) decided to develop an interactive CD-ROM on the application of the Addis Ababa Principles and Guidelines (AAPG) for the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity within the biodiversity-related conventions (decision VII/12). The preparation of this CD-ROM is now complete and the Biodiversity Liaison Group is pleased to announce the launch of the first edition.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
2008-08-06

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SCBD/STTM/JM/RH/64589 (2008-100)
Notification to: Parties and other Governments, indigenous and local communities, and relevant stakeholders and organizations
Request for submissions of information on experiences on the development and application of tools relevant to the sustainable production and use of biofuels
I invite you to submit information on experiences on the development and application of tools relevant to the sustainable production and use of biofuels as well as relevant information from research on, and monitoring of, the positive and negative impacts of the production and use of biofuels on biodiversity and related socio-economic aspects, including those related to indigenous and local communities to the Secretariat (secretariat@cbd.int or fax +1-514-288-6588) at your earliest convenience, but no later than 31 March 2009.
Subject(s): Agricultural Biodiversity, Forest Biodiversity, Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-03-31

2007

2007-02-23

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SCBD/SEL/OH/MRe/57553 (2007-025)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Report of the African Regional Workshop on Sustainable Use (Focus on agriculture) Nairobi, Kenya, 12-15 December 2006 (Decision VII/12).
I am pleased to inform you that the report of the workshop is now available, in English and French languages, on the Secretariat's website at: http://www.biodiv.org/doc/meeting.aspx?mtg=RWSUAFR-01.
(View also the notification in French)
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

2006

2006-10-17

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SCBD/SEL/OH/MRe/56264 (2006-113)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
African Regional Workshop on Sustainable Use
In paragraph 5 of decision VII/12 on sustainable use, the Conference of the Parties requested the Executive Secretary to convene a series of technical expert workshops on ecosystem services assessment, financial costs and benefits associated with conservation of biodiversity, and sustainable use of biological resources.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
2006-08-03

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SCBD/SEL/OH/MRe/55441 (2006-087)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points from Africa
African Regional Workshop on Sustainable Use Nairobi, Kenya, 11-15 December 2006
I have the pleasure to inform you that, with financial assistance from the Government of the Netherlands, the Secretariat is organizing the African Regional Workshop on Sustainable Use, to complement previous workshops in Moscow (30 May to 2 June 2005) and Buenos Aires (13 - 16 September 2005). The workshop is scheduled to take place at the premises of the United Nations Environment Programme, in Nairobi, Kenya, from 11-15 December 2006.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2006-09-30

2005

2005-12-14

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SCBD/SEL/ML/MR/52093 (2005-130)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, Relevant organizations

The purpose of this notification is to invite Parties and relevant organizations to take specific action to assist the Secretariat in the preparation of a compilation of initiatives, processes and organizations that develop and consolidate indicators on the sustainable use of biodiversity, for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its eighth meeting, which will be held in Curitiba, Brazil from 20 to 31 March 2006.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2006-01-20
2005-09-12

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SCBD/I&O/CHM/DA/50346 (2005-098)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points CHM Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that members of the Liaison Group of the Biodiversity-Related Conventions have released a joint statement on the contribution of biodiversity to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The statement is entitled: “Biodiversity: Life Insurance for our Changing World.”
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
2005-08-10

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SCBD/SEL/ML/mr/50101 (2005-092)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

In paragraph 5 of decision VII/12 on sustainable use, the Conference of the Parties requested the Executive Secretary to convene a series of technical expert workshops on ecosystem services assessment, financial costs and benefits associated with conservation of biodiversity, and sustainable use of biological resources. Pursuant to this decision, and with the financial assistance from the Government of The Netherlands, the Secretariat is organizing the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Workshop on Sustainable Use. The workshop will take place in Buenos Aires, at the kind invitation of the Government of Argentina, from 13 September to 16 September 2005.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
2005-06-09

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SCBD/SEL/ML/RR/48849R (2005-068)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points from the GRULAC

In paragraph 5 of decision VII/12 on sustainable use, the Conference of the Parties (COP) requested the Executive Secretary to convene a series of technical expert workshops on ecosystem services assessment, financial costs and benefits associated with conservation of biodiversity, and sustainable use of biological resources. Pursuant to this decision, I wish to recall Notification 2005-062, whereby the Executive Secretary invites Parties to nominate a technical expert to participate in the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Workshop on Sustainable Use, at their earliest convenience but no later than 1 July 2005.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-07-01
2005-05-20

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SCBD/SEL/ML/RR/48849 (2005-062)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points from the GRULAC

With financial assistance from the Government of the Netherlands, the Secretariat is organizing the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Workshop on Sustainable Use. The workshop is tentatively scheduled to take place in Argentina, at the kind invitation of the Government of Argentina, from 13 to 15 September 2005.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-07-01
2005-04-26

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SCBD/SEL/ML/RR/48633 (2005-051)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

In paragraph 5 of decision VII/12 on sustainable use, the Conference of the Parties requested the Executive Secretary to convene a series of technical expert workshops on ecosystem services assessment, financial costs and benefits associated with conservation of biodiversity, and sustainable use of biological resources. Pursuant to this decision, and with financial assistance from the Government of the Netherlands, the Secretariat is organizing the Central and Eastern European Regional Expert Workshop on Sustainable Use. The workshop will take place in Moscow, at the kind invitation of the Government of Russia, from 30 May to 2 June 2005.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
2005-04-06

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SCBD/SEL/OJ/RR/47101 (2005-033)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points Relevant organizations

The Secretariat organized an electronic forum in order to gather further comments and proposals on issues pertaining to use of terms for sustainable use, adaptive management, monitoring and indicators, which was informed to Parties through notification 2004-072, dated 30 August 2004.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-05-20
2005-03-03

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SCBD/SEL/PD/45661 (2005-023)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points in Central and Eastern Europe

I have the pleasure to inform you that, subject to the availability of financial resources, the workshop for the Central and Eastern European region is tentatively planned to be held in the Russian Federation from 30 May to 1 June 2005.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-03-31

2004

2004-09-10

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SCBD/SEL/PD/43569 (2004-072)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, Relevant organizations

Request the contribution and assistance of Parties, Governments and relevant organizations to the work of the Secretariat in response to decision VII/12 on sustainable use. Specific action required is outlined as: Information gathering and experiences, Technical expert workshops and Electronic forum
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-03-31

2003

2003-04-08

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SCBD/SEL/PD/RR/34336 (2003-038)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

Selection of experts to participate in the Fourth Workshop on Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity, to be held in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, from 6 to 8 May 2003, has been completed
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
2003-01-13

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SCBD/STTM/PD/32971 (2003-004)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is organizing, with financial support from the Governments of Norway and The Netherlands, a fourth workshop on the sustainable use of biodiversity. The workshop will take place in Addis Ababa, at the kind invitation of the Government of Ethiopia, from 6 to 8 May 2003
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2003-02-28

2002

2002-10-17

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SCBD/STTM/PD/31191 (2002-086)
Notification to: CBD and SBSTTA National Focal Points and Relevant Organizations

Questionnaire on the sustainable use of forest biological diversity
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2003-03-31
2002-06-13

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SCBD/SEL/PD/30267 (2002-045)
Notification to: National Focal Points and International Organizations

Pursuant to decision VI/13, the Secretariat will continue to compile case studies on the sustainable use of biological diversity and make them available through the clearing-house mechanism of the Convention.
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Action required by 2003-03-31
2002-02-08

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SCBD/STTM/JM/va/ 25392 (2002-016)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

At the request of the Government of Ecuador, the third regional Workshop on Sustainable Use of Biological Diversity will take place in the city of Salinas, Ecuador, in the Barceló Miramar Hotel, and not in the city of Manta, as previously announced (see also notifications 2001-12-14/01 and 2002-01-28/01)
Subject(s): Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

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