This workshop will explore the overall relationships and commonalities between the principles of sustainable use and the Ecosystem Approach.
Several indigenous peoples in Brazil share their traditional knowledge among themselves in different ways. This free flow of information, although benefic to the conservation of this cultural heritage, brings difficulties in stablishing prior informed consent (PIC) and benefit sharing (BS) poli ...
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.
SEMINAR ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION AND EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE MIDDLE EAST .
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 ...
The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses – how it works and why CBD Parties should ratify
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 ...
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 ...
Discussion on Access and Benefit-sharing
Discussion on IPBES
Flyways are international frameworks for biodiversity conservation. They incorporated ecological networks. Experience and best practice from the four major flyways in the world will be exchanged.
This event would highlight the various aspects related to small-scale fisheries and marine protected areas.
“The ASEAN Center for Biodiversity was recently established by the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to promote biodiversity conservation in the region, which is well known for its diverse and rich tropical biological diversity. The Center reflects the st ...
Beginners Guide to the CBD
Side event to review the results of the global assessment on peatlands biodiversity and climate change as well as review in depth the emerging issues of extensive peatland degradation for cultivation for palm oil and other biofuels
Despite the fact that Parties re-affirmed and strengthened the CBD’s de facto moratorium on GURTs in 2006, public and private sector researchers are expanding and refining research on a new generation of “suicide seed” technologies. Current research is being undertaken for the purpose of biologi ...
Presentations and discussion of an integrated cooperative approach focussed on research for the protection of biodiversity of the Mata Atlântica region. (4-5 speakers from Brazil and Germany) plus discussion
THESE ARE AREA RESERVED FOR TRADITIONAL RITUALS AND IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE TRADITIONAL HEADS DISAPPEAR AND GO TO SUCH PLACES FROM WHERE THEY HELP TO DIRECT THEIR SUCCESSORS;
Debate about the risks and opportunities for conservation and sustentable use of biodiversity in tropical rain forest (Mata Atlântica)
Good agricultural practices
The Kaska Dena Nation, in partnership with the ICT Development Group, is developing an integrated web-based information network to manage and share traditional knowledge among various Kaska communities in northern British Columbia and the Yukon. Through this initiative, the Kaska will benefit fr ...
This is an annual award ceremony hosted by a coalition of international NGO's to recognise both those who are taking action to prevent the theft of genetic ajnd natural resources and those who are the worst offenders. Would require a large room or hall/ga thering place.l
This meeting will report on the current situation of transgenic contamination of mexican native maize varieties and the measures being adopted by indiginous communities to prevent and resist further contamination.
This meeting will examine the application of nanoscale technologies, particularly nanoparticles and nanobiotechnology to agriculture and the environment and highlight the new risks to biodiversity and livelihoods these technologies raise.