Publications


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Resource Mobilization to tackle the underlying drivers of biodiversity loss: a shared interest across the multilateral environment agreements in the context of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

UNEP-WCMC - This publication outlines key considerations on resource mobilization for multilateral e

BirdLife position on selected agenda items for SBI-3

BirdLife International - This document sets out BirdLife International’s proposals for selected SBI3

Seizing the landscape opportunity to catalyze transformative biodiversity governance

PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency - This report focuses on the potential of non-state

Territories of Life: 2021 Report

ICCA Consortium - Territories of Life: 2021 Report is a multimedia report composed of local, nationa

The need for a Global Species Action Plan

IUCN - Given the lack of progress towards Aichi Target 12, the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framewo

The EU–Brazil sector dialogue on nature-based solutions

European Commission - The European Commission and the Brazilian government started a dialogue on nat

Corporate contagion: How the private sector is capturing the UN Food, Biodiversity and Climate Summits

Global Forest Coalition - The draft post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) aims to halt and r

ECO Vol 62, Issue 1

CBD Alliance - ECO 62(1): Ambitious efforts to eliminate "elimination": on SBI item 6: Resource mobi

CBD Technical Series 94: The Global Taxonomy Initiative 2020: A Step-by-Step Guide for DNA Barcoding

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity This contribution to the CBD Technical Series,

ECO

CDB Alliance - Articles from civil society in relation to the current discussions SBSTTA 24 / SBI 3 

Transformative Change for Sustainability: Nurturing Seeds of Change in Socio-Ecological Production Landscapes & Seascapes

United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability - This policy brief off

International negotiations by virtual means in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Third World Network - Due to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person meetings and negotiations have give

Guidelines for Private Sector Engagement in Biodiversity (2nd Edition)

Ministry of the Environment, Japan - These guidelines aim at promoting engagement by business entiti

Subnational Governments' Experiences of Vertical Integration

Aichi Prefecture, Japan - This report details efforts by the members of the Group of Leading Subnati

Indicators for Elevating Mountains in the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

UNEP - Effective indicators of mountain biodiversity and ecosystems status and trends are crucial fo

EU webpage with information on nature-based solutions

European Union - Information on nature-based solutions relevant for the scientific underpinning of t

Handbook on measuring the impact of nature-based solutions

European Union - The Handbook provides decision-makers with a comprehensive NBS impact assessment fr

ECO

CBD Alliance  - Articles from civil society in relation to the agenda items under discussion for SBS

Data4Nature

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) - Encouraging development actors and their counterpa

Linking Trade & Biodiversity

UNCTAD - The 5th BioTrade Congress in 2019 explored the links between trade and biodiversity and the

BioTrade Principles and Criteria

UNCTAD - The UNCTAD BioTrade Initiative aims to contribute to the conservation and sustainable use o

Online workshop on trade and biodiversity for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

UNCTAD - UNCTAD BioTrade Initiative and CBD secretariat organized the Online workshop on trade and b

Incentivising Deforestation for Livestock Products

Global Forest Coalition - Aichi Target 3 states that subsidies and incentives that are harmful to bi

1.5°C from a community perspective

Global Forest Coalition - The report analyses what the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IP

Circular Economy or Vicious Cycle? How corporate capture of policy-making and perverse incentives are driving deforestation

Global Forest Coalition - The report analyzes the self-reinforcing cycle of the corporate capture of

Global Report of the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative

Global Forest Coalition - The Community Conservation Resilience Initiative has documented the findin

PANORAMA: Solutions for a Healthy Planet

IUCN - PANORAMA is a learning and exchange network that assembles case studies of solutions in pract

BIOPAMA Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme

IUCN - BIOPAMA is an investment of the European Development Fund through the Organisation of African

BEST: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in European Overseas Countries and Territories

IUCN - The BEST programme delivers grant funding to projects in European Outermost Regions and Overs

IUCN Position Paper on selected issues in SBSTTA24 and SBI 3

IUCN - IUCN's position paper deals with the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (a more detailed

SBSTTA24 Position Paper from an Informal Coalition of NGOs Supporting 30x30 in the ocean

The Pew Charitable Trusts - This position paper is submitted to SBSTTA24 on behalf of an informal co

Beyond the gap: Placing biodiversity finance in the global economy

Third World Network - Summary of a new research report, ‘Beyond the gap: Placing biodiversity financ

WWF Key Messages and Recommendations for SBSTTA 24 and SBI 3

WWF International - 5 key messages for SBSTTA and SBI in order to successfully to lay the foundation

Good Practices in Corporate Disclosure Related to Biodiversity and Natural Capital

Ministry of the Environment, Japan - This booklet introduces good practices of advanced corporate in

Casebook on Biodiversity Engagements by Private Sector

Ministry of the Environment, Japan - This casebook introduces representative initiatives of biodiver

Business for Nature input into SBSTTA and SBI

Business for Nature - It is vital that we adopt an ambitious Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

DOs and DONTs for the Global Biodiversity Framework

Friends of the Earth International - CBD Alliance vision on the elements that are needed to stop bio

Conservation International Policy Recommendations for the Updated Zero Draft of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Conservation International - Policy recommendations for the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.

A Nature-Positive World: The Global Goal for Nature

WWF International - The paper argues for the adoption of a succinct Nature-Positive Global Goal for

The “Kumamoto Report” on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) - The report

THE IUCN GREEN LIST OF PROTECED AND CONSERVED AREAS: A PROPOSED MEANS TO FACILITATE AND MEASURE PROGRESS ON EFFECTIVE AREA-BASED CONSERVATION IN THE GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK

IUCN - CBD COP Decision 13/2: Parties are invited to “promote the IUCN Green List of Protected and C

IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas: Standard, Version 1.1

IUCN - The IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas is a global standard for the criteria an

Nature-based solutions or nature-based seductions? Unpacking the dangerous myth that nature-based solutions can sufficiently mitigate climate change

Third World Network - “Nature-based solutions” (NbS) is a widely used but vaguely defined term. But

Resource mobilization and the Convention on Biological Diversity: Moving beyond the gap

Third World Network - This paper is based on a full research dossier, which examines the track recor

Human Rights in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Forest Peoples Programme - This is a discussion paper to support the integration of human rights int

Key Messages on Human Rights and Biodiversity

UN Human Rights Office - The fulfilment of a broad range of human rights depends on thriving biodive

WCS Position Statement for CBD SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) - Position statement of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

The Ocean and Climate: Why the Call to Protect at Least 30% of the Ocean by 2030 Must go Hand in Hand with Ambitious Climate Action

The Pew Charitable Trusts -  This paper focuses on the global call to protect and conserve at least

BirdLife International position on selected agenda items for the 24th meeting of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA24) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

BirdLife International - This document sets out BirdLife International’s proposals for selected SBST

BirdLife International Priorities for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework Global Monitoring Framework (April 2021)

BirdLife International Bird - Life calls for the adoption of a SMART monitoring framework that serve

BirdLife International Priorities for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (April 2021)

BirdLife International - The planet is facing a deep and long-term crisis rooted in a number of inte

Birds and Biodiversity Targets: What do birds tell us about progress to the Aichi Targets and requirements for the post-2020 biodiversity framework?

BirdLife International - There has been much concern over the world’s catastrophic failure to meet g

Natural Capital for Biodiversity Policy: What, Why and How?

Capitals Coalition - This paper explains what natural capital is, why it is relevant for biodiversit

No Business on a Dead Planet — Why Adopting an Ambitious Post-2020 GBF Makes Economic Sense

Business for Nature - There will be no business on a dead planet—economic activity is inherently de

Guidelines for conserving connectivity through ecological networks and corridors

IUCN - Available in English, French and Spanish, this new IUCN guidance provides a standard set of l

State of Environment and Conservation in the Pacific Islands: 2020 Regional Report

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme - The SOEC 2020 examines the status and tr

ECO

CBD Alliance -  ECO is a publication that contains articles from civil society and addresses the con

Guidance on coral reef indicators to be discussed by SBSTTA 24

International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) - Guidance on coral reef indicators to be discussed under