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Calendar of Events

You are invited to consult the CALENDAR OF EVENTS below to learn more about interesting events which relate to the involvement of local authorities in the implementation of the CBD.


Xiamen Forum on Ecosystem Management and Green Economy Xiamen, China 06 September 2012
IUCN World Conservation Congress 2012 Jeju, Korea 06-15 September 2012
3rd International conference of Urban Biodiversity and Design - URBIO 2012 Mumbai, India 08-12 October 2012
Cities for Life: Cities and Sub-national Governments Biodiversity Summit Hyderabad, India 15-16 October 2012
CBD COP 11 Hyderabad, India 08-19 October 2012
The World Resources Forum 2012 Beijing, China 21-23 October 2012

Past Events

  • Third Workshop on the Development of the City Biodiversity Index, October 2011, Singapore. Meeting documents.

  • The First Meeting on the Implementation of the Plan of Action on Sub-National Governments, Cities and Other Local Authorities on Biodiversity was held in Montpellier, France, on 17-19 January 2011

  • City Biodiversity Summit 2010, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, October 24-26, 2010

  • NEOBIOTA 2010 Conference:"Biological Invasions in a Changing World - from Science to Management". Copenhagen, Denmark, 14-17 September 2010

  • Launching events of the TEEB D2 report: A series of simultaneous launch events and workshops were held to celebrate the release of the report in the following 4 cities worldwide: Ghent (Belgium), Curitiba (Brazil), Cape Town (South Africa) and New Delhi (India). 9 September 2010

  • Second Expert Workshop on the Development of the City Biodiversity Index (CBI), meeting documents are available here. Singapore, Singapore, 1-3 July 2010

  • World City Summit & Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology (CUGE) Conference, Singapore, 30 June - 1 July 2010

  • Second International Conference of Urban Biodiversity and Design (URBIO 2010), Nagoya, Japan, 18-22 May 2010. Read the Proceedings of the meeting

  • Resilient Cities 2010. ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and the City of Bonn organized the "1st World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change" in Bonn, Germany, 28-30 May 2010

  • Cities, Local Authorities and Biodiversity Side Event at WGRI 3. The Global Partnership on Cities and Biodiversity held a side event to the third meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention (WGRI 3) in Kenya, Nairobi. May 26, 2010

  • The Secretariat participated in the Montreal Summit on Biodiversity and Greenery, organized by the Montreal Regional Council for the Environment -Conseil regional de l'Environnement de Montreal, 27- 28 April 2010. For more details visit: Sommet sur la biodiversité et le verdissement de Montréal

  • The Secretariat participated in the WORLD URBAN FORUM 5, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The theme for Rio 2010, The right to the City – bridging the urban divide is in harmony with UN-HABITAT’s flagship report, State of the World’s Cities 2010-2011. March 22-26, 2010

  • UNFCCC COP15 Copenghagen - 9 December 2009: ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability held a panel on "Biodiversity and Climate Change: NOW is the time to make the connections at all levels". The Secretariat is invited to make a presentation on "Cities and Local authorities at the CBD" as part of the panel.

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