Peer Review and Negotiation process
The draft elements of the strategic framework
were made available for peer review during the Rome global thematic consultation on capacity-building and technical and scientific cooperation (held from 1 to 2 March 2020) and an online discussion forum
held from 25 May to 5 June 2020.
Parties, other governments, indigenous peoples and local communities, women, youth and organizations actively involved in capacity development efforts were also invited, through notification 2020-037
, to provide comments on the draft elements. A total of 27 written submissions were received from 9 governments
, including sub-national governments, and 15 organizations
Subsequently, a draft long-term strategic framework
was prepared and submitted for consideration by SBI 3
during the virtual sessions (held from 3 May to 13 June 2021) and the in-person sessions held from 14 to 29 March 2022 in Geneva (Switzerland).
The long-term strategic framework for capacity building and development to support implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework as approved by SBI 3 (Annex 1 of document CBD/SBI/3/L.13
) is expected to be adopted during the second part of COP 15
in the third quarter of 2022.