General Measures for Conservation and Sustainable Use
Sustainable Use of Components of Biological Diversity
Contribution to Conservation and Sustainable Use
This workshop will explore the overall relationships and commonalities between the principles of sustainable use and the Ecosystem Approach.
The Equator Initiative is a partnership of UNDP together with BrasilConnects, Canada, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, IDRC, IUCN, The Nature Conservancy, TVE, and the United Nations Foundation.
Preparatory Event to the Dialogue on Tourism, Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development to be celebrated during the Universal Forum of Cultures - Barcelona 2004.
The MAP’s Legal Framework is known as the Barcelona system, consisting of "Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and the Coastal Region of the Mediterranean" and six Protocols. Through the MAP, Contracting Parties to the Convention are determined to meet the challenges of prot ...http://www.unepmap.org
UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy. UNCTAD’s work aims to help shape current policy debates and thinking on development, with a particular focus on ensuring that domestic policies and international action are mutually supportive in ...http://www.unctad.org/en
UNIDO’s vision is to improve the living conditions of people and promote global prosperity through offering tailor-made solutions for the sustainable industrial development of developing countries and countries with economies in transition.http://www.unido.org
BioNET-INTERNATIONAL is dedicated to supporting sustainable development by helping developing countries to become self-reliant in taxonomy, i.e., in the skills, infrastructure and technologies needed to discover, identify, name, classify and to understand the relationships of all organisms.http://www.bionet-intl.org
The mission of DIVERSITAS is to promote an integrative biodiversity science, linking biological, ecological and social disciplines in an effort to produce socially relevant new knowledge; and to provide the scientific basis for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. DIVERSITAS ach ...http://www.diversitas-international.org/
CABI Bioscience forms a dynamic group of highly qualified scientists dedicated to tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems in agricultural sustainability and biological diversity.CABI Bioscience has mutually productive partnerships with many global organisations, agencies, foundati ...http://www.cabi-bioscience.org/index.asp
A subsidiary body with the main objective to promote the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to strengthen long-term political commitment to this end. As an intergovernmental policy forum, the UNFF is composed of all States Members of the United Nati ...http://www.un.org/esa/forests/
The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) is a partnership among governments, international organizations, and non-government organizations. It strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems by implementing Chapter 17 of Agenda 21, and other relevant international conventions and ag ...http://www.icriforum.org
The GPA is designed to be a source of conceptual and practical guidance to be drawn upon by national and/or regional authorities for devising and implementing sustained action to prevent, reduce, control and/or eliminate marine degradation from land-based activities.http://www.gpa.unep.org/
The IOC provides Member States of the UN with an essential mechanism for global cooperation in the study of the ocean. The IOC assists governments to address their individual and collective ocean and coastal problems through the sharing of knowledge, information and technology and through the co ...http://ioc.unesco.org/iocweb/index.php
The Carpathians are Europes largest mountain ranges, a reservoir for biodiversity. The convention provides the framwork for cooperation and multi-sectoral policy coordination, a platform for joint strategies for sustainable development, and a forum for dialogue between all stakeholders.http://www.carpathianconvention.org
IITA's mission is to enhance the food security, income, and well-being of resource-poor people in sub-Saharan Africa by conducting research and related activities to increase agricultural production, improve food systems, and sustainably manage natural resources, in partnership with national and ...http://www.iita.org
The International Seabed Authority is an autonomous international organization established under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the 1994 Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. The Authority is the ...http://www.isa.org.jm/en/default.htm
The Division serves as the secretariat of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and provides information, advice and assistance to States with a view to promoting a better understanding of the Convention and the related Agreements, their wider acceptance, uniform and consistent app ...http://www.un.org/Depts/los/index.htm
Debate about the risks and opportunities for conservation and sustentable use of biodiversity in tropical rain forest (Mata Atlântica)
Good agricultural practices
The Energy and Biodiversity Initiative (EBI) is a consortium of 9 conservation organizations and companies (BP, ChevronTexaco, Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International, Shell, Smithsonian Institution, Statoil, The Nature Conservancy, and IUCN - The World Conservation Union). We h ...
The need to have farmers at the center of agricultural biodiversity conservation along side other stakeholders should be factores in the work programme. Support for farmers movements and civil society organizations, not just the formal institutions in realizing the program of work should be set ...
On July 1, 1973, the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) is created through an agreement between IICA and the Costa Rican government. The Center would focus on research and higher education. CATIE’s headquarters were established at IICA’s field office, in Turrialba ...
Presentation and discussion session for COP10 delegates to hear the latest on biodiversity offsets, an introduction to the Business and Biodiversity Offsets Programme (BBOP) and participate in a discussion about COP10 Draft Decision text on biodiversity offsets.
Tropical forests canopies sustain 40% of all life on earth and all subsequent ecosystem services are a function of interactions between this life, the soil and the atmosphere. 1.9-3.0 billion metric tonnes of carbon is released per year from deforestation. Conserving tropical forests offers th ...
Beginners Guide to the CBD
Educational organisations, aquaria, science centres, natural history museums, research centres, zoos, media and NGO are at the interface of different publics and very good vehicles for communication towards the public at large. Together they reach hundreds of millions of people each year. World ...
Brazil is a megadiversity and large country with an expressive number of species of aquatics mammals: about 45 species of cetaceans (whale, dolphins and porpoises – including two freshwater species in the Amazon), two of sirenians (Amazon manatee and Antilean manatee) as well as seven of pinipe ...
The Yasuní-ITT Initiative is an innovative and holistic proposal from the government of Ecuador, which aims to protect the unique biodiversity of Yasuní National Park while accounting for the sustainable development of Ecuador and its citizens. A panel of scientists and economists will address ...