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2014

2014-02-19

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SCBD/SAM/SS/ac/83189 (2014-024)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
Nominations for the Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop of the UN-Water Initiative “Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies”, to be held from 6 to 9 May 2014, in Hanoi, Vietnam
Subject(s): Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity, Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2014-03-21

2012

2012-11-06

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SCBD/OMG/DA/fd/80749 (2012-138)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations
Theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity 2013
Subject(s): International Day for Biological Diversity, Inland Waters Biodiversity

2010

2010-05-13

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SCBD/STTM/JM/AW/71840 (2010-101)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and International Organizations
Invitation for Proposals - The Rio Conventions’ Ecosystems snd Climate Change Pavilion: Promoting synergies between biodiversity, land management and climate change, to be held at the CBD COP 10 and the UNFCCC COP 16
The secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in consultation with the secretariats of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), will convene the Rio Conventions’ Ecosystems and Climate Change Pavilion at CBD COP 10 (18-29 October 2010) in Nagoya, Japan.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing, Biodiversity for Development, Communication, Education and Public Awareness, Economics, Trade and Incentive Measures, Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity, Forest Biodiversity, Island Biodiversity, Inland Waters Biodiversity, Marine and Coastal Biodiversity, Mountain Biodiversity, Protected Areas / In-Situ Conservation, Conference of the Parties
Action required by 2010-06-20

2008

2008-09-25

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SCBD/STTM/DCO/va/65040 (2008-125)
Notification to: All CBD National Focal Points
Streamlining and making more explicit the roles of the CBD and Ramsar Convention
The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands acts as the CBD's lead implementation partner on wetland issues. This is implemented through the CBD/Ramsar Joint Work Plan. The current (4th) plan was endorsed by the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) -- para 4 of decision IX/19 -- and by the Ramsar Standing Committee, and is available in the annex to document UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/13/5 at https://www.cbd.int/doc/?mtg=sbstta-13 .
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-02-28
2008-09-18

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SCBD/STTM/DCO/va/64933 (2008-119)
Notification to: All CBD National Focal Points, Relevant international and non-governmental organisations
Voluntary reports for the in-depth review of implementation of the programme of work on the biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
The purpose of this notification is to invite Parties and relevant organizations to provide inputs into the in-depth review of implementation of the programme of work on the biological diversity of inland waters by the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) at its fourteenth meeting, tentatively scheduled to be held in May/June 2010 in Bonn, Germany.
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-02-28

2005

2005-09-12

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SCBD/STTM/DCO/va/50452 (2005-099)
Notification to: National Focal Points of CBD, UNFCCC, UNCCD, Ramsar Convention, International Agencies, NGOs

In the revised Programme of Work on the Biological Diversity of Inland Water Ecosystems (annex to decision VII/4) Parties are requested to provide to the Executive Secretary advice and case studies in relation to activities 1.1.7 and 1.4.2 (see annex I to this notification for further details). In addition, in the same decision, the Executive Secretary is requested to compile information and case studies in relation to activities 1.2.7, 1.1.12(a), 1.1.12(b), 2.1.5 and 2.3.6(a) (see annex II to this notification for further details). To this end, the Secretariat is requesting the submission of case studies and related information on all these subjects (annexes I and II) by Parties, other Governments, international organizations and agencies and other interested stakeholders, as appropriate.
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-11-30
2005-02-28

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SCBD/STTM/DCO/va/46806 (2005-021)
Notification to: the National Focal Points of the CBD, UNFCCC, UNCCD, Ramsar Conventions

Decision VII/4, paragraph 12, of the Conference of the Parties, urges Parties to share information and lessons learned from the application of national and regional policies, plans and best practices, from the application of water frameworks, including specific examples of successful policy interventions to conserve and sustainably use inland waters, and requests the Executive Secretary to summarize this and related available information for the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-04-30
2005-02-07

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SCBD/STTM/DCO/va/46806 (2005-014)
Notification to: National Focal Points of CBD, UNFCCC and UNCCD, Rasmar Convention

Paragraph 14(a) of decision VII/4, requests the Executive Secretary to compile, for consideration by the Conference of the Parties at its eighth meeting, information on mountain ecosystems and their role as water suppliers and examples of transferable technologies relevant to the implementation of the revised programme of work on inland water biodiversity also relevant to mountain ecosystems, and ensure that this information is considered in the implementation of the programme of work on mountain biological diversity and taking into account, inter alia, the work of the Committee on Forestry of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity, Ecosystem Approach
Action required by 2005-03-31

2004

2004-10-19

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SCBD/STTM/MV/DCo/va/45481 (2004-085)
Notification to: CBD & SBSTTA National Focal Points

List of selected experts for the expert group meeting on outcome oriented targets for the programmes of work on the biological diversity of inland water ecosystems and marine and coastal ecosystems - Montreal, Canada, 25 - 27 October 2004
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity, Marine and Coastal Biodiversity
2004-07-26

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SCBD/STTM/LR/RH/44424 (2004-061)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points

Review of assessment of the impact of invasive alien species on inland water and island ecosystems
Subject(s): Invasive Alien Species, Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2004-09-30
2004-05-31

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SCBD/STTM/DCO/43901 (2004-045)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

Expert meeting on outcome oriented targets for the programmes of work on the biological diversity of inland water ecosystems and marine and coastal ecosystems (Montreal, Canada, 25 - 27 October 2004)
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2004-06-25
2004-02-05

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SCBD/DC/MV/va/42189 (2004-016)
Notification to: CBD and SBSTTA National Focal Points, Interested International Organizations

CBD Technical Series Number 11 - "Status and Trends of Biodiversity of Inland Water Ecosystems" now on line. This publication has been prepared to provide technical information to delegates of the seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity

2003

2003-09-04

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UNEP/CBD/STTM/RH/va/38037 (2003-092)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points

Governments are invited to submit to the Secretariat their comments and proposed text changes to the compilation of goals and targets for the implementation of the programme of work on inland water biological diversity
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2003-09-30

2002

2002-10-31

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(2002-091)

Parties, other governments, organizations and individuals, are invited to contribute poster papers on inland waters biodiversity
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2002-12-01
2002-10-09

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UNEP/CBD/STTM/JM/dh/31245 (2002-078)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

Expert meeting on methods and guidelines for the rapid assessment of biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2002-11-01
2002-09-25

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UNEP/CBD/STTM/JM/dh/32029 (2002-074)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

Parties and other Governments are reminded to inform the Secretariat whether their inland waters suffer from ecological disasters
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
2002-09-18

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UNEP/CBD/STTM/JM/va/32054 (2002-072)

The Secretariats of the CBD and the Convention on Wetlands invite Governments/Organizations to submit case studies on: community involvement in river basin or water resources management; planning procedures and mechanisms; monitoring and research; policies and legal instruments; management interventions; transboundary/international cooperation; and institutional arrangement.
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2002-10-20
2002-05-17

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UNEP/CBD/STTM/PM/30155 (2002-039)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

The Executive Secretary conveys the composition of the liaison group meeting on the review, refinement and elaboration of programme of work on biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
Action required by 2002-06-16

2001

2001-06-22

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(2001-044)

Inland Waters and the Report of the World Commission on Dams
Notification from the Executive Secretary to Parties regarding Recommendation VI/3 of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice on biological diversity of inland water ecosystems, and the report of the World Commission on Dams
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity
2001-04-11

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(2001-025)

Notification from the Executive Secretary forwarding a questionnaire in relation to the River Basin Initiative. The questionnaire is designed to enable CBD National Focal Points and Ramsar Administrative Authorities to indicate their country's needs and potential contribution to the Initiative
Subject(s): Inland Waters Biodiversity

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