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WGRI 5

Montreal, 16-20 June 2014

At its eleventh meeting, the Conference of the Parties provided for a fifth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation through decision XI/31. The specific requests for consideration by the fifth meeting, include among others, scientific and technical cooperation and technology transfer (decision XI/2), the strategy for resource mobilization (decision XI/4), the fourth review of the effectiveness of the financial mechanism (decision XI/5), biodiversity for poverty eradication and development (decision XI/22) and improving the efficiency of structures and processes under the Convention (decision XI/10). The outcomes of this meeting will support the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties in addressing the review of implementation of the Convention, including the items suggested in the multi-year programme of work of the Conference of the Parties for the period 2011-2020 (paragraph (b) of decision X/9).

For in-depth detail on these items, please see the Revised Annotated Agenda.

Proposed Organizations of Work

DAY AND TIME ITEMS
Monday, 16 June
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

1. Opening of the meeting
2. Election of officers
3. Organization of work
4. Review of progress in updating and implementing national biodiversity strategies and action plans
5. Review of progress in providing support in implementing the objectives of the Convention and its Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

3 p.m. – 6 p.m. 6. Resource mobilization, including target setting, review of implementation of the strategy for resource mobilization and the road map
7. Financial mechanism
Tuesday, 17 June
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WGRI-5 Informal Dialogue Session *
  • Panel 1: Mainstreaming biodiversity in the sustainable development goals: the road ahead
  • Panel 2: Mobilization of resources for achieving the 2020 Aichi Biodiversity Targets
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. 8. Biodiversity for poverty eradication and sustainable development
13. Improving the efficiency of structures and processes under the Convention
Wednesday, 18 June
10 a.m. – 1p.m.

10. Cooperation with other conventions, international organizations and initiatives
11. Engagement with subnational and local governments
12. Engagement of stakeholders and major groups, including business
9. Gender mainstreaming
14. Retirement of decisions
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Pending issues
Thursday, 19 June
10 a.m. – 1p.m.

Pending issues
3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Pending issues
Friday, 20 June
10 a.m. – 1p.m.

15. Other matters
16. Adoption of the report
17. Closure of the meeting

3 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Continued as necessary)
* Further information on the Informal Dialogue Session can be found in annex III.


What's New

20 June 2014
Parties 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. More »
16 June 2014
Statement 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. More »
13 June 2014
Delegations 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). More »

Notifications

4 June 2014 (2014-083)
WGRI 5 Informal Dialogue Session, 17 June 2014 – Montreal, Canada. More »
2 June 2014 (2014-081)
Print on demand system for In-session documentation for WGRI 5 and SBSTTA 18. More »
25 February 2014 (2014-029)
Fifth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention (WGRI 5), 16 to 20 June 2014 and Eighteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 18), 23 to 28 June 2014, Montreal, Canada. More »

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