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Decisions

A number of decisions by the CBD Conference of the Parties make reference to cooperation with the other biodiversity related conventions, often in support of the Convention's programmes of work and cross-cutting issues.

A list of decisions directed from the CBD to the other five biodiversity-related conventions is presented below.

COP 9 (2008)

CITES

CMS

Ramsar

WHC

ITPGRFA

IX/1 In-depth review of the programme of work on agricultural biodiversity

 

 

 

 

x

IX/4 In-depth review of ongoing work on alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species

x

 

 

 

 

IX/5 Forest biodiversity

 

 

x

 

x

IX/7 Ecosystem approach

 

 

x

 

 

IX/12 Access and benefit-sharing

 

 

 

 

x

IX/14 Technology transfer and cooperation

x

x

x

x

x

IX/15 Follow-up to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

x

x

x

x

x

IX/16 Biodiversity and climate change

 

 

x

 

 

IX/17 Biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands

x

x

x

x

x

IX/18 Protected areas

x

x

x

x

x

IX/19 Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems

 

 

x

 

 

IX/27 Cooperation among multilateral environmental agreements and other organizations

x

x

x

x

x

IX/30 Scientific and technical cooperation and the clearing-house mechanism

x

x

x

x

x

COP 8 (2006)

CITES

CMS

Ramsar

WHC

ITPGRFA

VIII/1 Island biodiversity

x

x

x

x

x

VIII/2 Biological diversity of dry and sub-humid lands

 

x

x

x

x

VIII/3 Global Taxonomy Initiative

x

 

x

x

 

VIII/4 Access and benefit-sharing

 

 

 

 

x

VIII/6 Global Initiative on Communication, Education and Public Awareness: overview of implementation of the programme of work and options to advance future work

x

x

x

 

 

VIII/8 Implementation of the Convention and its Strategic Plan

x

x

x

 

 

VIII/10 Operations of the Convention

 

 

x

 

 

VIII/15 Framework for monitoring implementation of the achievement of the 2010 target and integration of targets into the thematic programmes of work

 

x

x

 

x

VIII/16 Cooperation with other conventions and international organizations and initiatives

x

x

x

x

x

VIII/19 Forest biological diversity: implementation of the programme of work

 

 

 

x

 

VIII/20 Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems: reporting processes, improving the review of implementation and addressing threats

 

 

x

 

 

VIII/23 Agricultural biodiversity

 

 

 

 

x

VIII/27 Alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species (Article 8 (h)): further consideration of gaps and inconsistencies in the international regulatory framework

 

 

 

x

 

VIII/28 Impact assessment: voluntary guidelines on biodiversity-inclusive impact assessment

x

x

x

 

 

VIII/30 Biodiversity and climate change: guidance to promote synergy among activities for biodiversity conservation, mitigating or adapting to climate change and combating land degradation

 

x

x

x

 

COP 7 (2004)

CITES

CMS

Ramsar

WHC

ITPGRFA

VII/2 The biological diversity of dry and sub-humid lands

x

x

x

x

 

VII/4 Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems

x

x

x

x

 

VII/5 Marine and coastal biological diversity

   

x

 

 

VII/10 Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

x

     

 

VII/11 Ecosystem Approach

   

x

 

 

VII/13 Alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species (Article 8 (h))

x

 

x

 

 

VII/14 Biological Diversity and Tourism

   

x

x

 

VII/15 Biodiversity and Climate Change

   

x

x

 

VII/16 Article 8(j) and related provisions

x

     

 

VII/19 Access and benefit-sharing as related to genetic resources (Article 15)

x

     

x

VII/26 Cooperation with other conventions and international organizations and initiatives

x

x

x

x

 

VII/27 Mountain biological diversity

x

 

x

x

 

VII/28 Protected Areas (Articles 8 (A) to (E))

x

 

x

x

 

VII/30 Strategic Plan: future evaluation of progress

 

 

 

 

x

COP 6 (2002)

CITES

CMS

Ramsar

WHC

ITPGRFA

VI/2 Biological diversity of inland waters

   

x

   

VI/5 Agricultural biological diversity

   

 

 

x

VI/6 The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

   

 

 

x

VI/7 Identification, monitoring, indicators and assessments

x

x

x

x

 

VI/8 Global Taxonomy Initiative

x

x

x

   

VI/9 Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

x

     

x

VI/10 Article 8(j) and related provisions

x

 

x

x

x

VI/13 Sustainable use

x

 

x

   

VI/15 Incentive measures

x

 

x

   

VI/16 Additional financial resources

   

x

   

VI/19 Communication, education and public awareness

   

x

   

VI/20 Cooperation with other organizations, initiatives and conventions

x

x

x

 

x

VI/22 Forest biological diversity

x

       

VI/23 Alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species

x

x

x

x

 

VI/24 Access and benefit-sharing as related to genetic resources

 

 

 

 

x

VI/29 Administration of the Convention and the budget for the programme of work for the biennium 2003-2004

x

x

x

   

Ramsar resolutions/recommendations:

  • Resolution 4.4 : Implementation of Article 5 of the Convention
  • Recommendation 4.11 : Cooperation with international organizations
  • Recommendation 5.4 : The relationship between the Ramsar Convention, the Global Environment Facility and the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Resolution VI.9 : Cooperation with the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Resolution VI.10 : Cooperation with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and its implementing agencies: the World Bank, UNDP and UNEP
  • Resolution VII.4 : Partnerships and cooperation with other Conventions, including harmonized information management infrastructures
  • Resolution VII.19 : Guidelines for international cooperation under the Ramsar Convention
  • Resolution VIII.5 : Synergies with other environmental conventions
  • Resolution VIII.25 : The Ramsar Strategic Plan 2003-2008

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme