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2013

2013-11-12

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SCBD/SAM/SS/ac/82893 (2013-102)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Follow-up to decisions X/33 and XI/20 in relation to climate-related geoengineering
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2014-02-15
2013-06-28

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SCBD/SAM/SK/SS/ac/82075 (2013-054)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Timor Leste, and Yemen
Nominations for the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) regional training workshop on adaptation for Asian Least Developed Countries (LDCs), from 20 to 24 August 2013, in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2013-07-22
2013-06-18

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SCBD/SAM/SK/ac/82031 (2013-047)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Angola, Eritrea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, and Zambia
Nominations for the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) regional training workshop on adaptation for African Anglophone Least Developed Countries (LDCs), from 29 July to 2 August 2013, in Kigali, Rwanda
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2013-07-02
2013-05-22

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SCBD/SAM/SK/SS/AC/81842 (2013-039)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Follow-up to decision XI/20 on climate-related geoengineering: review procedures for the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
2013-02-07

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SCBD/STTM/SK/ac/81286 (2013-013)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Egypt, Ghana, The Gambia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Rwanda, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Nominations for the Sub-regional Workshop for Anglophone Africa on the Integration of Climate Change and Ecosystem-based Adaptation in National Biodiversity Planning Processes, to be held from 25 – 27 March 2013, in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2013-02-22
2013-02-06

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SCBD/STTM/SK/ac/81285 (2013-012)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sao Tomé & Principe, Senegal, and Togo
Nominations for the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) regional training workshop on adaptation for Francophone least developed countries (LDCs), from 18 – 22 March 2013, in Lomé, Togo
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2013-02-20

2012

2012-01-24

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SCBD/STTM/DC/ac/78659 (2012-013)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Second peer review of the draft studies on climate-related geo-engineering and the Convention on Biological Diversity
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2012-02-22

2011

2011-11-11

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SCBD/STTM/DC/ac/78137 (2011-215)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and Observers
Peer review of the draft study on the impacts of climate related geo-engineering on biological diversity
I am pleased to invite you to participate in the technical and stakeholder peer review of the draft study on the impacts of climate-related geo-engineering on biological diversity.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2011-12-09
2011-10-25

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SCBD/STTM/JW/lh/77967 (2011-201)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Submission of views and case studies on the integration of biodiversity into climate-change-related activities
The tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), through paragraph 9(j) of decision X/33, requested the Executive Secretary to compile current and additional views and case studies from Parties on the integration of biodiversity into climate-change-related activities. Pursuant to this decision, these views and case studies will be compiled for submission to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) through reporting on the Nairobi work programme and other relevant means.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2011-12-01
2011-04-21

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/74873 (2011-085)
Notification to: SBSTTA Focal Points, Consortium of Scientific Partners on Biodiversity, and Consortium of Universities
Call for Experts on Climate-Related Geo-Engineering as it Relates to the Convention on Biological Diversity
At the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Parties to the CBD adopted decision X/33 which includes a section on climate-related geo-engineering and its impacts on the achievement of the objectives of the CBD. This decision contains actions for both Parties and calls for additional research by the CBD Secretariat. The full text of geo-engineering elements of the decision is available in the annex to this notification.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2011-06-01
2011-03-16

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/75182 (2011-057)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Joint Notification from the Secretariats of the CBD and IPCC regarding Preparations for the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report
The present notification is a follow up to notification ref.: SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/74869 (2011-026) sent on 4 February 2011. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has begun preparations for its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). This report will consist of three Working Group Reports and a Synthesis Report. The Working Group I report will be finalized in 2013; the other volumes in 2014.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
2011-02-04

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/74869 (2011-026)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
Upcoming Meetings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
In light of the increasing focus on the links between biodiversity and climate change, as highlighted in the third edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook and the recent adoption of decision X/33 on biodiversity and climate change, I am pleased to share with you additional information on the upcoming work plan of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
2011-01-19

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/74665 (2011-011)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Outcomes of the Cancun Climate Change Conference – Opportunities for Parties to Submit Views related to Biodiversity
The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), through decision X/33, amongst others, stresses the need to enhance synergies between the three Rio Conventions.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity

2010

2010-06-18

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SBCD/STTM/JW/71918 (2010-123)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
CBD SBSTTA Recommendations: XIV/11 on Biodiversity of Dry and Sub-humid Lands, XIV/5 on Biodiversity and Climate Change
In accordance with notification 2010-119 of 15 June, please be advised that the online survey on possible joint activities between the three Rio Conventions is now also available in French and Spanish.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity, Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity
Action required by 2010-07-16
2010-06-15

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SBCD/STTM/JW/71918 (2010-119)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
CBD SBSTTA Recommendations XIV/11: Biodiversity of Dry and Sub-humid Lands and XIV/5 Biodiversity and Climate Change
The fourteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-14) held from 10to 21 May, 2010, requested the Executive Secretary to consult Parties in order to explore possibilities of developing a proposal on joint activities between the three Rio Conventions, and to report on the progress to the Conference of the Parties for its consideration at its tenth meeting.
Subject(s): Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity, Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2010-06-30
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

2009

2009-10-13

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SCBD/STTM/JAW/ac/69144 (2009-133)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations
CBD Technical Series No.41: Connecting Biodiversity and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change
I am pleased to announce that the report of the Second Meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on Biodiversity and Climate Change has been published as CBD Technical Series No.41: Connecting Biodiversity and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation – Report of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change. The publication is available at: https://www.cbd.int/doc/publications/cbd-ts-41-en.pdf
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
2009-06-03

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SCBD/STTM/JM/JW/ac/67599 (2009-059)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Point; and Relevant organisations
Peer review of the draft report of the first and second meetings of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change
I am pleased to invite you to participate in the peer review of the draft report of the first and second meetings of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-06-30
2009-06-01

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SCBD/STTM/JM/TC/SGa/67088 (2009-058)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points in South-Eastern Asia; cc: UNFF National Focal Points in South-Eastern Asia; ASEAN Secretariat; ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
Nominations for the Sub-regional Capacity Building Workshop on Forest Biodiversity and Climate Change Singapore City, Singapore, 2-5 September 2009
We are pleased to inform you that a sub-regional capacity building workshop for South-Eastern Asia on forest biodiversity and climate change will be held in Singapore City, Singapore from 2-5 September 2009. With the generous financial support of the government of Germany and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), this workshop is being convened by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) Secretariat, and the National Parks Board of Singapore.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity, Forest Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-06-30
2009-03-10

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/66682 (2009-029)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Selected Experts for the Second Meeting of the Second Ad hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change
I am pleased to inform you that after careful consideration of all nominations, the Bureau of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice has approved the list of experts for the second meeting of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change. The list of selected experts is attached and includes: experts nominated by Parties, representatives of indigenous and local communities, experts nominated by organizations, observers, and one resource person.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
2009-03-05

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/66678 (2009-028)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Online Dialogue for the Preparation of the Second Meeting of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change
The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened an Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change through its decision IX/16. Furthermore, the Conference of the Parties, through paragraph 7(b) of annex III to decision IX/16, requested that the Executive Secretary, in preparing documentation for the AHTEG, especially noting the need to ensure scientific credibility and timely information, convenes an ad hoc internet-based discussion group so as to identify major issues related to the items included in the agenda of the second meeting of the AHTEG (see the attached draft agenda). The second meeting of the AHTEG will address the links between biodiversity, climate change adaptation, and risks and vulnerabilities. Accordingly, I am pleased to invite you to join the internet-based discussion group available from 9 until 20 March 2009 at: www.cbd.int/climate/forums/public/.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
2009-01-21

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SCBD/STTM/JW/66077 (2009-008)
Notification to: Relevant organizations
Nomination of Experts for the Second Meeting of the Second Ad hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change
I am pleased to inform you that the second meeting of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change will be held from 18 to 22 April 2009 in Helsinki, Finland.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-02-20
2009-01-19

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SCBD/STTM/JW/66077 (2009-007)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Nomination of Experts for the Second Meeting of the Second Ad hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change
I am pleased to inform you that the second meeting of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change will be held from 18 to 22 April 2009 in Helsinki, Finland.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
Action required by 2009-02-06

2008

2008-10-06

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/65087 (2008-133)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Selected Experts for the Ad hoc Technical Expert Group on Biodiversity and Climate Change
I am pleased to inform you that after careful consideration of all nominations, the Bureau of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties have approved the list of experts for the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity
2008-09-26

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SCBD/STTM/JW/ac/65050 (2008-126)
Notification to: National Focal Points
Online Dialogue on Biodiversity and Climate Change
The ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) convened an Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change through its decision IX/16.
Subject(s): Climate Change and Biodiversity

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