COP-9 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  
In-depth review of the programme of work on agricultural biodiversity
Agricultural biodiversity:  biofuels and biodiversity
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation
In-depth review of ongoing work on alien species that threaten ecosystems, habitats or species
Forest biodiversity
Incentive measures (Article 11)
Ecosystem approach
Review of implementation of goals 2 and 3 of the Strategic Plan
Process for the revision of the Strategic Plan
Preparation of the third edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook
Review of implementation of Articles 20 and 21
Access and benefit-sharing
Article 8(j) and related provisions
Technology transfer and cooperation
Follow-up to the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Biodiversity and climate change
Biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands
Protected areas
Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
Marine and coastal biodiversity
Island biodiversity
The Global Taxonomy Initiative: matters arising from decision VIII/3, including the development of outcome-oriented deliverables
Liability and redress
Gender Plan of Action
South-South cooperation on biodiversity for development
Promoting business engagement
Cooperation among multilateral environmental agreements and other organizations
Promoting engagement of cities and local authorities
Operations of the Convention
Scientific and technical cooperation and the clearing-house mechanism
Financial mechanism
Communication, education and public awareness (CEPA)
International Year of Biodiversity
Administration of the Convention and budget for the programme of work for the biennium 2009-2010
Date and venue of the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties
Tribute to the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Germany
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Conference of the Parties (COP)

Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
19 - 30 May, 2008
Bonn, Germany