The launch of a number of publications regarding the benefits of establishing protected areas.
COP8 called for regional workshops to strengthen knowledge sharing and capacity for implementing the Programme of Work on Protected Areas. In response, a series of 9 regional workshops involving over 450 protected area practitioners were delivered in 2007-8. It is clear that a more comprehensive ...
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
Incentive measures (Article 11)
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
Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
Marine and coastal 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 resources and the financial mechanism and guidance to the 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
Academic research is in various functions involved in access to genetic resources: basic research as e.g. taxonomic research which is essential for the conservation goal as well as research that might in some cases lead to the development of products. In particular for basic research rigorous A ...
A plant from the arid regions in southern Africa begins its journey through Germany. The African Devil's Claw is at the centre of a travelling exhibition that makes "sustainability" and "equitable benefit sharing" accessible through the use of interactive elements. The "Botanischer Verein zu H ...
This event will highlight the role of pastoralists in conserving various aspects of biodiversity (domestic animal diversity, plant diversity, eco-systems and cultural landscapes) and discuss options for rewarding these environmental services.
This event will highlight the role of regional and international organizations and initiatives in catalyzing and supporting CBD implementation, particularly work at the national level. Presentations will include initiatives and activities from the major regions, as well as recent work of interna ...
An exposition at the museum in Karlsruhe presented from 30.4. – 12.10.2008, including panels, objects and terrariums. The exposition is accompanied by several events (talks, courses, guided tours) for the public and school classes. Theme is biodiversity and research and the exoisition is thought ...
GBIF will make live demonstrations of its data portal and tools to help CBD parties in the preparation of their national reports and NBSAPs. We will also show some practical applications that can be downloaded by the CBD parties.
The side event will present GEF's strategic objectives and programs on biodiversity conservation, sustainable use, and access and benefit sharing for the period of FY2007-2010
Geo-engineering refers to the intentional, large-scale manipulation of land, sea and stratosphere by humans to bring about environmental change. One such proposed strategy is the dumping of iron, urea and other nutrients into the high seas to increase growth plankton as a means of sequestering a ...
Launch of a multimedia publication "Affirming Life and Diversity" , followed by discussion with the women film makers, farmers and co-inquirers who made these films in South India. The video films document a long term process of regenerating biodiversity in local food systems- from seed to plate ...
A new report from Botanic Gardens Conservation International "Plants and Climate Change - a synthesis report" will be launched at this side event. The report highlights the fundamental importance of plants in supporting human livelihoods as well the role of plant diversity in both mitigating cli ...