COP-11 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  
Status of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization and related developments
Review of progress in implementation of national biodiversity strategies and action plans and related capacity building support to Parties
Monitoring progress in implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011 2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Review of implementation of the strategy for resource mobilization, including the establishment of targets
The financial mechanism
Cooperation with other conventions, international organizations, and initiatives
Business and biodiversity
Engagement of other stakeholders, major groups and subnational authorities
Progress report on gender mainstreaming
Periodicity of meetings
New and emerging issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
Retirement of decisions
Ways and means to improve the effectiveness of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and collaboration with the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Article 8(j) and related provisions
Review of the programme of work on island biodiversity
Ecosystem restoration
Marine and coastal biodiversity: ecologically or biologically significant marine areas
Marine and coastal biodiversity: sustainable fisheries and addressing adverse impacts of human activities, voluntary guidelines for environmental assessment, and marine spatial planning
Biodiversity and climate change related issues: advice on the application of relevant safeguards for biodiversity with regard to policy approaches and positive incentives on issues relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries
Climate-related geoengineering
Biodiversity and climate change: integrating biodiversity considerations into climate change related activities
Biodiversity for poverty eradication and development
Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
Protected areas
Sustainable use of biodiversity: bushmeat and sustainable wildlife management
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation
Biofuels and biodiversity
Invasive alien species
Global Taxonomy InitiativeCapacity-building Strategy for the Global Taxonomy Initiative
Incentive measures
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Conference of the Parties (COP)

Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
8 - 19 October, 2012
Hyderabad, India