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Side Event
#933
COP 8
Side Event
#1021
COP 8

MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND SMALL-SCALE FISHERIES

This event would highlight the various aspects related to small-scale fisheries and marine protected areas.

Side Event
#1023
COP 8

“ASEAN Center for Biodiversity: Opportunities to promote CBD implementation in the Southeast Asian Region”

“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 ...

Side Event
#1037
COP 8

Beginners Guide to the CBD

Beginners Guide to the CBD

Side Event
#727
COP 8

TEST AY

TEST AY

Side Event
#920
COP 8

Good agricultural practices

Good agricultural practices

Side Event
#669
COP 8

Field excursion to an area close to Curitiba (Brazilian-German Biodiversity Research Cooperation)

Field excursion into the habitat of the Mata Atlântica region close to Curitiba. Presentation of an Brazilian-German cooperation project which is focussed on biodiversity research.

Side Event
#963
COP 8
2006-03-20

Avian Influenza - Linking Animal Health with Biodiversity Conservation

Short Presentations and Panel Discussion. 1) What is Avian Influenza (speaker from Pan American Health Organization 2) Avian Influenza as a Threat to Biodiversity: Inter-sectoral collaboration and global networks. (W.B. Karesh, Co-Chair, IUCN SSC Wildlife Health Specialist Group. 3) The I ...

Side Event
#686
COP 8
2006-03-20

Monitoring the 2010 target (SEBI2010) - The European contribution to CBD implementation

The intention is to present the process and preliminary outcomes of the European co-operation on biodiversity indicators – the so-called Streamlining European 2010 Biodiversity Indicators (SEBI2010), which is a joint pan-European activity with countries and other interested bodies. An overview p ...

Side Event
#711
COP 8
2006-03-20

Family farming and biodiversity

Panel with experts bringing a state-of-the-art view of relationship family faming and biodiversity.

Side Event
#712
COP 8
2006-03-20

NATURAL LINKAGES: Genetic Resources, Ethnobotany and Pre-Breeding - the beautiful case of the domestication syndrome

In the beginning of agriculture was the consumer, and the consumer was farmer, and the farmer was breeder. The marvelous histories about the domestication syndrome has been the natural linkage between ecologists, ethnobotanists and plant breeders. This side event intend to review some interesti ...

Side Event
#722
COP 8
2006-03-20

Key Biodiversity Areas and AZE sites: defining conservation priorities based on species distribution data.

Key Biodiversity Areas and AZE sites are new concepts proposed to pinpoint priority areas for conservation at site scale. This event seeks to discuss the current progress in the identification of these sites in different parts of the world as well as to evaluate how this process will help countr ...

Side Event
#724
COP 8
2006-03-20

Demonstrating progress in implementing the Programme of Work on Protected Areas and management effectiveness through NISP agreements.

This side event will showcase how three countries have made significant progress in advancing the Programme of Work on Protected Areas and, particularly, management effectiveness, through collaboration with NGOs, including the World Wide Fund for Nature and The Nature Conservancy.

Side Event
#765
COP 8
2006-03-20

Protecting and Encouraging Customary Use of Biodiversity: the Implementation of Article 10(c) of the Convention and its Relevance to Article 8(j) and Related Provisions

A workshop to discuss and explore ways and means to further the implementation of Article 10 (c) of the Convention, which requires Parties to "protect and encourage customary use of biological resources in accordance with traditional cultural practices that are compatible with conservation and s ...

Side Event
#774
COP 8
2006-03-20

Biological diversity and nutrition

Presentation of outcome of stakeholder consultation and discussion of options for a cross-cutting initiative.

Side Event
#794
COP 8
2006-03-20

ARCTIC FLORA AND FAUNA - Status and efforts towards conservation leading to 2010.

Side event focusing on Arctic Flora and Fauna, led by CAFF - Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Working Group of the Arctic Council with assistance from UNEP, WCMC, WWF and other international organizations.

Side Event
#814
COP 8
2006-03-20

The Benefits of Plant Variety Protection under the UPOV Convention. Language: English

Presentation on the benefits of plant variety protection under the UPOV Convention based on an Impact Study carried out by UPOV. Information on the relationship between the UPOV Convention and other international agreements will also be provided. It is planned to use half of the allocated time ...

Side Event
#918
COP 8
2006-03-20

Business and the 2010 Biodiversity Challenge

Introduction to, and outcomes of the Business and 2010 initiative, summary of business relevant findings of the MA

Side Event
#650
COP 8
2006-03-20

Mainstreaming Local Authorities and Private Sector Participation in Biodiversity Conservation

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is developing a new capacity building program for local authorities on biodiversity. The objective of this program is to strengthen the role of local authorities in biodiversity conservation and management. To inaugurate this progr ...

Side Event
#934
COP 8
2006-03-20

South America Medicinal Plants Network: dialogues for sustainability

The South America Medicinal Plants Network is made up of local groups, NGO, researchres, universities and other colaborators. It is organized in national networks of the following countries: Brazil (“Articulação Pacari” - Medicinal Plants of Cerrado), Argentina (“Rede Salud y Plantas”), Urugua ...

Side Event
#965
COP 8
2006-03-20

Aboriginal Languages in Canada

Presentation about the preservation, revitalization and promotion of Aboriginal languages in Canada as a vehicle for the protection of Traditional knowledge.

Side Event
#970
COP 8
2006-03-20

Formal - Informal sector partnerships as models of Access and Benefit-Sharing and Institutionalizing agricultural biodiversity conservation

Presentation of case studies and statements from farmers, representatives from public research institutions or public seed sector. Linkages/partnership between the formal (public research institutions, government agencies, academe) and informal (farmers, communities) seed sector promotes a valua ...

Side Event
#971
COP 8
2006-03-20

Agricultural Biodiversity Food Fair

A presentation of the different food baskets in the different regions and linking farmers as keepers of agricultural biodiversity, food and nutrition. Actual presentation of different dishes from different regions.

Side Event
#981
COP 8
2006-03-20

Les Parcs naturels régionaux de France : des collectivités territoriales engagées pour la protection de la biodiversité Regional nature parks of France : local authorities involved in protection of biodiversity

Outre le concept de Parc naturel régional, ce side-event permettra de comprendre comment les Parcs : - Fondent leur projet de territoire sur la biodiversité - appliquent le principe de développement durable et d'utilisation rationnelle des ressources, - mobilisent et associent les élus et l'ense ...

Side Event
#1025
COP 8
2006-03-20

IMPLEMENTING ARTTICLE 8 (J)- THE SWEDISH APPROACH

The Swedish government has decided to launch a national programme dealing with issues regarding traditional knowledge and traditional uses of biodiversity. This work will be described and discussed.

Side Event
#723
COP 8
2006-03-20

PARTNERSHIPS FOR BIODIVERSITY

Several business sectors present direct or indirect impact on the biological diversity, such as the direct footprint, supply chain and financing & insurance business. Considering that biodiversity is the corner stone for sustainability of current and future generations, it is fundamental the ...

Side Event
#726
COP 8
2006-03-20

Transnational Cooperation on Management of Fresh Water: the Guarani Aquifer

Presentation of legal research and case studies from representative regions as potential models and a draft agreement for management of the Guarani Aquifer (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay) building on article published in Texas Law Review, June, 2005 by Benjamin, Tinker, Lima Marques

Side Event
#801
COP 8
2006-03-20

Update on high seas and deep seabed issues.

IUCN and invited speakers will highlight recent scientific discoveries about life in the open ocean and deep seabed beyond national jurisdiction and provide an update on discussions at the UNGA open-ended informal Working Group on issues related to marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdicit ...

Side Event
#803
COP 8
2006-03-20

DESD and its potential role in CBD process

The event will introduce the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) as a means to advance Communication, Education and Public Awareness for CBD process. The goals of DESD and its strategies will be presented and followed by the relevance of DESD process for CBD.

Side Event
#823
COP 8
2006-03-20

Transboundary Protected Areas & the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas. Launch of 2006 World Database on Protected Areas.

The objective of this side event is to emphasize the importance of Transboundary Protected Areas (TBPAs) for achieving biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in line with the objectives of the CBD and the Programme of Work on Protected Areas. The side event is intended to showcas ...

Side Event
#844
COP 8
2006-03-20

National NGOs and CBD implementation

Presentations from national NGOs, from the Birdlife International network, on their experiences and plans for engagement with the Convention's processes.

Side Event
#982
COP 8
2006-03-21

Sustainable Biotechnology and Technology Transfer

The American BioIndustry Alliance (ABIA) Side Event for COP-VIII will focus on the key enabling factors necessary to promote the development of biotechnology and technology transfer in CBD member states on a sustainable basis.

Side Event
#674
COP 8
2006-03-21

Brazilian Biodiversity: Programs of International Cooperation and Repatriation of Taxonomic Information.

This event resulted from a project carried out by the Brazilian Societies of Zoology (SBZ), Botany (SBB), and Microbiology (SBM) and the Reference Center on Environmental Information (CRIA) for the Ministry of Science and Technology (MCT) in collaboration with the Centre for Strategic Management ...

Side Event
#694
COP 8
2006-03-21

Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity at the national level: policies on sustainble use and conservation in Chile and other countries

This event will focus on the various implementation strategies developed by some countries at national level interpreting the Convention on Biological Diversity as source of international rights and obligations.

Side Event
#701
COP 8
2006-03-21

Biodiversity Conservation Strategies and Activities of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

The side-event will consist of: an overview of USAID's support for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use activities in developing countries; several case studies; and a period for questions and comments to the presenters. A light lunch will be provided for participants.

Side Event
#707
COP 8
2006-03-21

Presenting the Roadmap to Recovery for life on earth – A World Premier Presentation

Greenpeace, with Dr Callum Roberts, present the maps that will enable the CBD to meet the targets for a global network of Protected Areas on land and at sea to immediately halt and reverse the loss of biodiversity across the planet.Greenpeace presents: - The world’s last INTACT FOREST LANDSCA ...

Side Event
#717
COP 8
2006-03-21

The Role of Biodiversity Offsets in Conservation: An Open Roundtable Discussion

An open meeting to convene key stakeholders from government, the conservation community, local and indigenous communities, business, and scientific communities to explore issues surrounding the concept of biodiversity offsets.

Side Event
#737
COP 8
2006-03-21

The GEF Resource Allocation Framework

The side event will describe the technical details of the Council-agreed Resource Allocation Framework

Side Event
#788
COP 8
2006-03-21

Global Environment Outlook(GEO) - A UNEP Environment Assessment Initiative - links with GBO and synergies with CBD implementation

Power Point presentation of the UNEP's GEO Asssessment process, including the GEO Data Portal and linkages to CBD implementation and its GBO

Side Event
#815
COP 8
2006-03-21

The Benefits of Plant Variety Protection under the UPOV Convention. Language: Spanish

Presentation on the benefits of plant variety protection under the UPOV Convention based on an Impact Study carried out by UPOV. Information on the relationship between the UPOV Convention and other international agreements will also be provided. It is planned to use half of the allocated time ...

Side Event
#836
COP 8
2006-03-21

Enhancing Indigenous Peoples' Participation in and Contribution to the CBD and Related Processes Through the Indigenous Peoples' Network for Change Project

The event will raise the profile of the Indigenous Peoples' Network for Change Project, its objectives, activities, and intended outcomes. It will also increase awareness of the value of Indigenous Peoples' contributions to, and participation in the CBD and related processes. Lastly, it will e ...

Side Event
#916
COP 8
2006-03-21

CEPA-Communication, Education and Public Awareness

The IUCN Commission on Education and Communication has a long record in promoting CEPA as an ‘incentive’ instrument for governments and civil society to build national support for the conservation of biological diversity. The side event will focus on national experiences in with CEPA and priorit ...

Side Event
#604
COP 8
2006-03-21

Half way to 2010

Presentation by the biodiversity-related COnventions (BLG) on progress made towards the achievement of the 2010 target

Side Event
#617
COP 8
2006-03-21
Side Event
#627
COP 8
2006-03-21

Working Together to Scale Up Protected Areas Work

A lunch event hosted by The Nature Conservancy and other NGOs to discuss how to work together to follow through on Proected Areas commitments.

Side Event
#922
COP 8
2006-03-21
Side Event
#941
COP 8
2006-03-21

BIODIVERSITY - THE MEGASCIENCE IN FOCUS

Biodiversity and Systematics Benefit Sharing and Bioethics Sustainability

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