COP-10 Decisions


This webpage presents Decision-tracking Tool. It contains the text of the decisions of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, and information developed by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) resulting from reviewing the nature and the status of implementation of each of the elements of the decisions in accordance with the criteria agreed by the Conference of the Parties in the Annex to decision XII/28 of the Conference of the Parties. The information is provided without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. The SCBD specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any of the information on this webpage. SCBD periodically adds, changes, improves or updates the information on this webpage without notice. Under no circumstances shall the SCBD be liable for any loss, damage, liability or expense incurred or suffered that is claimed to have resulted from the use of this webpage, including, without limitation, any fault, error, omission, interruption or delay with respect thereto.

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Symbol Title  
Access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their utilization
The Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Strategy for resource mobilization in support of the achievement of the Convention’s three objectives
Third edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook:  implications for the future implementation of the Convention
Implementation of the Convention and the Strategic Plan
Integration of biodiversity into poverty eradication and development
Examination of the outcome-oriented goals and targets and associated indicators and consideration of their possible adjustment for the period beyond 2010
United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020
The multi-year programme of work for the Conference of the Parties for the period 2011-2020 and periodicity of meetings
National reporting: review of experience and proposals for the fifth national report
Science-policy interface on biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being and consideration of the outcome of the intergovernmental meetings
Ways and means to improve the effectiveness of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
New and emerging issues
Retirement of decisions
Scientific and technical cooperation and the clearing-house mechanism
Technology transfer and cooperation
Consolidated update of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation 2011-2020
Communication, education and public awareness and the International Year of Biodiversity
Gender mainstreaming
Cooperation with other conventions and international organizations and initiatives
Business engagement
Plan of Action on Subnational Governments, Cities and Other Local Authorities for Biodiversity
Multi-Year Plan of Action for South-South Cooperation on Biodiversity for Development
Review of guidance to the financial mechanism
Additional guidance to the financial mechanism
The financial mechanism: assessment of the amount of funds needed for the implementation of the Convention for the sixth replenishment period of the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund
Preparation for the fourth review of the effectiveness of the financial mechanism
Inland waters biodiversity
Marine and coastal biodiversity
Mountain biological diversity
Protected areas
Sustainable use of biodiversity
Biodiversity and climate change
Agricultural biodiversity
Biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands
Forest biodiversity
Biofuels and biodiversity
Invasive alien species
Global Taxonomy Initiative
Mechanisms to promote the effective participation of indigenous and local communities in the work of the Convention
Elements of sui generis systems for the protection of traditional knowledge
The Tkarihwaié:ri Code of Ethical Conduct to Ensure Respect for the Cultural and Intellectual Heritage of Indigenous and Local Communities
Multi-year programme of work on the implementation of Article 8(j) and related provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Incentive measures
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Conference of the Parties (COP)

Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
18 - 29 October, 2010
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan