Pursuant to decision X/46
, the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11)
was held in Hyderabad, India, from 8 to 19 October 2012.
COP 11 included a high-level ministerial segment organized by the host country in consultation with the Secretariat and the Bureau. The high‑level segment took place from 17 to 19 October 2012. More »
This meeting took place during the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity
(UNDB) as declared by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 65/161. The United Nations Decade on Biodiversity serves to support and promote implementation of the objectives of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity
and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Its goal is to mainstream biodiversity at different levels. Throughout the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity, governments are encouraged to develop, implement and communicate the results of national strategies for implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity.