COP-12 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  
Mid-term review of progress in implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 including the fourth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook, and actions to enhance implementation
Review of progress in providing support in implementing the objectives of the Convention and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, and enhancement of capacity-building, technical and scientific cooperation and other initiatives to assist implementation
Resource mobilization
Integrating biodiversity into the post-2015 United Nations development agenda and the sustainable development goals
Biodiversity for poverty eradication and sustainable development
Cooperation with other conventions, international organizations and initiatives
Mainstreaming gender considerations
Stakeholder engagement
Engagement with subnational and local governments
Business engagement
Biodiversity and tourism development
Article 8(j) and related provisions
Access and benefit-sharing
Liability and redress in the context of paragraph 2 of Article 14 of the Convention
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation 2011-2020
Invasive alien species: management of risks associated with introduction of alien species as pets, aquarium and terrarium species, and as live bait and live food, and related issues
Invasive alien species: review of work and considerations for future work
Sustainable use of biodiversity: bushmeat and sustainable wildlife management
Ecosystem conservation and restoration
Biodiversity and climate change and disaster risk reduction
Biodiversity and human health
Marine and coastal biodiversity: ecologically or biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs)
Marine and coastal biodiversity: Impacts on marine and coastal biodiversity of anthropogenic underwater noise and oceanacidification, priority actions to achieve Aichi Biodiversity Target 10 for coral reefs and closely associated ecosystems, and marine spatial planning and training initiatives
New and emerging issues: synthetic biology
Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Improving the efficiency of structures and processes of the Convention: Subsidiary Body on Implementation
Improving the efficiency of structures and processes of the Convention: Concurrent meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention and of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meetings of the Parties to the Protocols
Retirement of decisions
Improving the efficiency of structures and processes under the Convention: other matters
Financial mechanism
Multi-year programme of work of the Conference of the Parties up to 2020
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Conference of the Parties (COP)

Twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
6 - 17 October, 2014
Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea