COP-7 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  
Forest biological diversity
The biological diversity of dry and sub-humid lands
Agricultural biological diversity
Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
Marine and coastal biological diversity
Assessment processes
Environmental impact assessment and strategic environment assessment
Monitoring and indicators:  designing national-level monitoring programmes and indicators
Global Taxonomy Initiative
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation
Ecosystem approach
Sustainable Use (Article 10)
Alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species (Article 8 (h))
Biological Diversity and tourism
Biodiversity and Climate Change
Article 8(j) and related provisions
Liability and redress (Article 14, paragraph 2)
Incentive Measures (Article 11)
Access and benefit-sharing as related to genetic resources (Article 15)
Further guidance to the financial mechanism
Additional financial resources
Arrangements for the third review of the effectiveness of the financial mechanism
Scientific and technical cooperation and the clearing-house mechanism
Education and public awareness (article 13)
National reporting
Cooperation with other conventions and international organizations and initiatives
Mountain biological diversity
Protected areas (Articles 8 (a) to (e))
Transfer of technology and technology cooperation (Articles 16 to 19)
Strategic Plan:  future evaluation of progress
Multi-year programme of work of the Conference of the Parties up to 2010
The programme of work of the Convention and the Millennium Development Goals
Operations of the Convention
Administration of the Convention and the budget for the programme of work for the biennium 2005-2006
Date and venue of the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties
Tribute to the Government and people of Malaysia
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Conference of the Parties (COP)

Seventh Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
9 - 20 February, 2004
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia