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Notification
#3193
2022-09-29

Participation in the second round of the online informal consultations on resource mobilization, 19 and 20 October 2022

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/JL/ML/GD/90563 (2022-062)
To: CBD National Focal Points and Resource Mobilization National Focal Points

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Notification
#3171
2022-06-18
Action by
2022-06-20

Launch of the upcoming ‘Global Biodiversity Framework Early Action Support Project’ (GBF-EAS Project) and Help Desk

Reference: SCBD/IMS/JMF/JC/MC/90393 (2022-040)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA National Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities and relevant organizations

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CBD
Meeting
#6256
CBD
Meeting
#6255
Notification
#3162
2022-05-25
Action by
2022-06-01

Participation in the online informal consultations on resource mobilization, 7 and 9 June 2022

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/JL/ML/GD/90326 (2022-031)
To: CBD National Focal Points and Resource Mobilization National Focal Points

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News Headlines
#134182
2022-04-25

Funding, titling project for Indigenous-led organizations launched

The revelation that Indigenous people and local communities (IPLCs) receive well below 1% of climate finance, despite reports stressing their role in biodiversity conservation and climate mitigation, is giving rise to multiple funding initiatives seeking to fill this gap. The latest among them i ...

Press Release
#133957
2022-04-08

Protecting global biodiversity receives boost as 29 countries pledge over $5 billion to the Global Environment Facility

8 April 2022 – More than $5 billion has been pledged by twenty-nine countries for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), providing a major boost to international efforts to protect biodiversity and curb threats from climate change, plastics, and toxic chemicals through collaboration action this ...

Notification
#3132
2022-01-07

Upcoming webinars to support discussions at the resumed sessions of SBSTTA-24, SBI-3 and WG2020-3

Reference: SCBD/IMS/JMF/JC/MC/90056 (2022-001)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA National Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities and relevant organizations

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News Headlines
#132251
2021-12-21

Mitsubishi Corporation Renews Funding for Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation

On November 23, 2021, the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) approved renewed funding to: CDP, The Nature Conservancy, Fair Trade USA, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y).

News Headlines
#132253
2021-12-21

New equipment for Canadian Coast Guard will help clean up oil spills

The $1.5-billion Oceans Protection Plan is the largest investment ever made to protect Canada’s coasts and waterways, while growing the economy.

News Headlines
#132234
2021-12-20

Wales plans £1.8bn green initiative to fight climate change

Three-year package will include a national forest, increased biodiversity and active travel.

News Headlines
#132209
2021-12-17

Conservation projects in Mesoamerica make the case for Indigenous climate funding

Research shows that national governments, investors and development organizations consider direct funding to Indigenous-led organizations as too risky, though a new report shows that Indigenous communities with good project management skills exist.

News Headlines
#132165
2021-12-14

GEF’s $200m support as game changer in climate change, Covid-19 fight

In order to address teething environmental challenges that continue to give give humanity sleepless night, the Global Environment Facility recently made available $200m to tackle climate change, pollution and the COVID-19 crisis.

News Headlines
#132079
2021-12-07

Jeff Bezos’ Earth Fund commits another $443 million to climate justice and conservation

On Monday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced his Earth Fund’s latest round of grants: $443 million to be spent primarily on land conservation and restoration and efforts to reduce environmental burdens on marginalized communities.

Notification
#3127
2021-11-29

Webinar: Resource mobilization and the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Reflections from the Panel of Experts’ report, 14 December 2021

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/ML/OH/GD/89985 (2021-081)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Resource Mobilization National Focal Points, financial sector representatives, businesses, UN agencies, IGOs, NGOs and other relevant international stakeholders

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News Headlines
#131950
2021-11-26

Commission approves EU funding for nature, environment and climate action projects

The European Commission approved on November 25 an investment package of more than €290 million for 132 new projects under the LIFE programme for the environment and climate action.

Notification
#3125
2021-11-18

Online workshop with the financial sector: Aligning financial flows with the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, 9 December 2021

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/ML/OC/GD/89986 (2021-079)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Resource Mobilization National Focal Points, financial sector representatives, businesses, UN agencies, IGOs, NGOs and other relevant international stakeholders

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News Headlines
#129509
2021-07-09

Pakistan eyes world’s first ‘nature performance bond’

As the pandemic continues to threaten lives and livelihoods across the globe, developing countries are braced for the worst of its economic consequences. The health crisis has jolted economies and triggered sovereign debt crises, which means more developing economies are now in debt distress. Th ...

Press Release
#129435
2021-06-30

New finance guide aims to mobilize financial institutions to positively engage with nature

Montreal, 30 June 2021 – The new Financial Sector Guide for the Convention on Biological Diversity aims to mobilise financial institutions to ensure a nature positive world, by fostering better understanding of nature’s importance for the financial sector, providing insight on the Convention on ...

CBD
Meeting
#6109
Notification
#3085
2021-05-31

Invitation to the Discussion Forum and Webinar on "The Strong Economic Case for Financing Biodiversity", 22 June 2021

Reference: SCBD/OES/DAIN/FD/89655 (2021-040)
To: CBD National Focal Points, relevant organizations and indigenous peoples and local communities

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News Headlines
#128871
2021-05-27

World needs USD 8.1 trillion investment in nature by 2050 to tackle triple planetary crisis

A total investment in nature of USD 8.1 trillion is required between now and 2050 - while annual investment should reach USD 536 billion annually by 2050 - in order to successfully tackle the interlinked climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises, according to the State of Finance for Na ...

News Headlines
#128835
2021-05-25

Updated UN-backed tool enables portfolio biodiversity analysis, action

A new tool has been launched that allows investors to explore the potential impact of their investment activities in agriculture and mining on biodiversity loss, in particular species extinction and the loss of “ecological integrity”.

Notification
#3079
2021-05-14

Reminder and Extension of Deadline: Completion of financial reporting frameworks - Decision 14/22: Resource Mobilization

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/AS/ML/GD/89594 (2021-034)
To: CBD National Focal Points and Resource Mobilization National Focal Points

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News Headlines
#128569
2021-05-12

Nature: Throwing money at biodiversity schemes is ineffective

Rich countries "throwing money" at schemes designed to enhance biodiversity is ineffective, a report by charity Third World Network says. The report calls for "a profound re-organisation of the global post-pandemic economy to prevent further harm to the planet".

Notification
#3074
2021-04-20
Action by
2021-05-07

Online Workshop: The financial sector and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, 17 and 18 June 2021

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/AS/ML/OC/GD/89438 (2021-029)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Resource Mobilization National Focal Points, financial sector representatives, businesses, UN agencies, IGOs, NGOs and other relevant international stakeholders

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News Headlines
#127054
2021-02-12

Chhattisgarh and World Bank sign $100m deal to develop sustainable production systems

The Government of India, the Government of Chhattisgarh and the World Bank today signed a $100 million project to develop sustainable production systems that allow tribal households in remote areas of Chhattisgarh to practice round-the-year production of diversified and nutritious food. CHIRAAG ...

News Headlines
#126836
2021-02-03

Monaco and Germany pledge $10 million to save the world’s corals

On 28 January, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation pledged to support the conservation of coral reefs. Together, they will donate over 10 million dollars to the Global Fund for Corals (GFCR).

News Headlines
#126720
2021-01-27

Global Fund for Coral Reefs to catalyze private sector investment blue economy

The Fund will play a vital role in unlocking major private sector investment towards coral reef conservation and restoration in developing countries.

News Headlines
#126569
2021-01-12

World Bank Plans to Invest over $5 Billion in Drylands in Africa

he World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote livelihoods across 11 African countries on a swathe of land stretching from Senegal to Djibouti.

News Headlines
#126243
2020-12-15

Global Environment Facility approves over $78 million to support FAO-led projects

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has welcomed the recent decision by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council to approve 13 FAO-led projects in 16 countries, totaling some $78.5 million dollars. The decision came during the 59th GEF Council Meeting and will ...

News Headlines
#126137
2020-12-10

"If We Cannot Find a Balance Between Nature and Economic Development, Humans Will Suffer the Most," a Financing Biodiversity Webinar Concludes

The African Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Biodiversity Alliance (ACBA) and the African Development Bank held the first joint webinar on 'Financing Biodiversity in Africa from All Sources' on 3 December. The webinar sought to explore how best to scale up finance for biodiversity from multipl ...

Meeting
#5979
Notification
#3008
2020-08-14
Action by
2020-09-10

Trial Phase of an Open-ended Forum for Review of Implementation (to be held online on 16 and 17 September 2020)

Reference: SCBD/IMS/JMF/JC/88541 (2020-059)
To: CBD National Focal Points cc: ABS Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, Resource Mobilization Focal Points

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Notification
#3005
2020-08-05
Action by
2020-12-31

Decision 14/22: Resource Mobilization. Reminder: Completion of financial reporting frameworks

Reference: SCBD/SSSF/AS/ML/GD/89043 (2020-056)
To: CBD National Focal Points and Resource Mobilization Focal Points

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News Headlines
#125265
2020-04-28

Dutch make 7.2 million euros available for nature protection

The Dutch government has made 7.2 million euros available for the protection of nature and the development of agriculture in the Caribbean Netherlands between 2020 and 2030. The money comes on top of 1.6 million euros already allocated to Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.

News Headlines
#125203
2020-04-21

Malta joins EU countries backing a green post-COVID-19 recovery

Malta is one of 17 EU member states that are backing calls to put the European Green Deal at the heart of a post-coronavirus recovery. Aaron Farrugia tweeted on Monday that he had joined other Environment Ministers in urging Europe to remember the challenges of climate change when designing long ...

News Headlines
#125154
2020-04-17

There can be no return to business-as-usual for the finance sector

As governments and health workers around the world battle to contain the spread of coronavirus, save lives and protect the vulnerable, there is already much debate about what form the economic recovery should take.

News Headlines
#124898
2020-03-26

‘Robust economy, financial system critical to reversing nature’s depletion’

To achieve the global nature conservation and biodiversity across African countries, Africa Executive Director for Wide World Fund for Nature (WWF), Alice Ruhweza has said the transformation of the world’s economic and financial systems remains critical to reversing nature’s depletion and achiev ...

News Headlines
#124873
2020-03-25

From summits to stimulus: Nature-based solutions can help

The world is holding its breath as we count the human cost of what will likely be the defining moment of this generation. Governments are quite rightly focusing on emergency response measures to slow the spread of the virus, save as many lives as possible and take whatever steps they can to reli ...

News Headlines
#124243
2020-02-19

UN meet in Gandhinagar: Countries divided over proposal to deny voting rights over financial contribution

The 13th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals will conclude on February 22. (Express photo) Developing countries strongly opposed a proposal from the secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals ...

Notification
#2970
2020-02-18
Action by
2020-03-22
News Headlines
#124142
2020-02-13

The biodiversity crisis can’t be solved by the market

If 2019 was the year that climate finance went mainstream, 2020 promises to finally give nature a seat at the green finance table.Massive biodiversity loss was flagged as one of the top five global threats at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, where businesses were called upon to start d ...

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