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Meeting Document
#87542
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/16/INF/40

Outcome of the Second Session of the Plenary Meeting to Determine Modalities and Institutional Modalities for an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Meeting
#4810

2012 international Planet Under Pressure conference: New knowledge towards solutions

26 - 29 March 2012, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Meeting
#5245
Meeting
#3336

6th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to EUROBATS

20 - 22 September 2010, Prague, Czech Republic

Side Event
#2178
COP 10
2010-10-26

A 360° View of Forests: People, Biodiversity, Carbon, and More

Discussions on REDD and other payments for ecosystem services (PES) are showing the need for a holistic approach to forest management. For example, it is now widely accepted that REDD efforts can only be successful if they are built on a strong foundation of good forest governance in resilient a ...

Side Event
#1825
COP 10
2010-10-20

Achieving the 2020 Targets: Protecting the Right Areas

Bringing the right areas under some sort of management regime is a crucial piece of the strategy for achieving the CBD’s objectives and several of the proposed post-2010 targets – namely targets 5, 11, 12, 14 and 15. This side event will showcase analyses of where the most important areas for pr ...

Notification
#1141
2008-10-22

Ad hoc Intergovernmental and Multi-Stakeholder Meeting on an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, 10-12 November 2008, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/RH/65373 (2008-139)
To: CBD National Focal Points, cc: SBSTTA National Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that this meeting is scheduled to take place from 10 to 12 November 2008 at the Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Putrajaya, Malaysia (please see www.ipbes.net for details).

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Side Event
#2440
SBSTTA 16
2012-05-01

Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fishery: Need for an Ecosystem Approach

This side-event will highlight the key results of the Joint Expert Meeting on Addressing Biodiversity Concerns in Sustainable Fishery, held 7-9 December 2011 in Bergen, Norway, and discuss ways and means to apply the key conclusions of the meeting in effectively addressing biodiversity concerns ...

News Headlines
#132089
2021-12-08

Africa's growing road network may affect ecosystems: we reviewed the evidence

Many researchers claim large-scale road developments will have detrimental impacts on natural ecosystems. They are concerned about a reduction in habitat availability and connectivity. Roads can also lead to changes in land use, create illegal access into previously inaccessible areas, and resul ...

Side Event
#1726
COP 10
2010-10-21

Alien species management-2.

Presentation and discussion on management of alien species causing problems all over the world (the second part: involvement of local government, NGOs and private sector etc.).

Side Event
#3280
COP 12
2014-10-10

An Ecosystems SDG without People?

A Sustainable Development Goal on ecosystems protection has been proposed, but until now the goal and its targets fail to recognize the role and rights of indigenous peoples, local communities and women in biodiversity conservation. Also, some of the proposed targets might be devastating for bio ...

Side Event
#1962
COP 10
2010-10-20

Analysis of the biodiversity effects of different policy options. A contribution to the TEEB report

The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) worked out 9 policy options that could contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of global biodiversity and a few ecosystem goods and services. Policy options are defined here as alternative pathways for policymakers along which to i ...

Meeting
#4811

Annual DIVERSITAS Scientfic Committee Meeting

22 - 24 March 2011, Paris, France

Recommendation
SBSTTA 12
#11460

Recommendation XII/1

Application of the ecosystem approach

Side Event
#1775
COP 10
2010-10-28

Arctic Biodiversity: status and trends

A review of the current status and trends in Arctic Biodiversity. And an overview of ongoing work by the Conservation of Arctic Flora & Fauna working group (CAFF) of the Arctic Council e.g. The Arctic Biodiversity Assessment and the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme etc. CAFFs misi ...

Side Event
#1854
COP 10
2010-10-22

Assessment Process: Exploring Satoyama-Satoumi Renaissance

The side event will present the findings of the Japan Satoyama Satoumi Assessment (JSSA) which has recently completed. The JSSA applied the approach of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) to assess the condition and trends of the socio-ecological production landscapes in Japan and to sugges ...

Side Event
#2184
COP 10
2010-10-21

Beyond 2010: Defining science based targets for biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being

At this side event organised by DIVERSITAS and UNEP, leading scientists will look ahead towards 2020 and beyond, and propose a new framework for efficient indicators and targets: - that places biodiversity in a socioeconomic/ecological framework, following up on outcome of the Millennium Ecosyst ...

Meeting
#1450

Biodiversity Conservation: Forward, Together

23 - 25 February 2004, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Side Event
#2756
COP 11
2012-10-11

Biodiversity and ecosystem services benefits of climate change mitigation and adaptation projects

Climate change mitigation and adaptation projects can potentially deliver benefits for biodiversity and ecosystem services. However, in some instances, for example, where afforestation leads to the establishment of monocultures or the introduction of exogenous trees, climate projects may have ne ...

Side Event
#1782
COP 10
2010-10-27

Biodiversity in Fishery - Perspective from Experiences of Japan

Relation of biodiversity and fishery is regarded competitive frequently. However, good practices show the integrated aspects of environmental conservation and sustainable fisheries. 10 academic societies on coastal environment in Japan organize the multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary symposium ...

Press Release
#73864
2010-09-29

Building bridges for Biodiversity: Governor of Ishikawa Prefecture pays official visit to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Montreal 29 September 2010. As the world prepares for the Nagoya Biodiversity Summit, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the governor of Ishikawa prefecture, Masinori Tanimoto, accompanied by an important delegation, paid a visit to the Secretariat to prepare the clos ...

Side Event
#2775
COP 11
2012-10-15

Business and Biodiversity: Valuing Ecosystems Services

Biodiversity is a key indicator of sustainable development. Companies rely on many of the ecosystems services which biodiversity provides. Mismanagement of biodiversity by themselves or by others poses a lot of risks to the sustainability of businesses. The way companies respond to these risks a ...

Side Event
#2838
COP 11
2012-10-16

Business and Ecosystem Services: Risks, Opportunities and Solutions

With an economy closely linked to its natural resource based and climate sensitive sectors, India is poised with the challenges of poverty eradication, sustaining the rapid economic growth and dealing with the global threat of climate change, biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation. All bu ...

Web Announcement
#25427
2006-09-26
CBD
Meeting
#2842
Side Event
#1980
COP 10
2010-10-25

Corporate Reporting on Ecosystem services

The Global Reporting Initiative, UNEP WCMC and CREM release research and development publication on Ecosystem Services and Sustainability Reporting. The publication is designed to support existing producers of sustainability reports and to support future GRI Working Groups seeking to devleop sec ...

Side Event
#1936
COP 10
2010-10-27

Corporate ecosystem valuation – Business guidance and examples

If biodiversity and ecosystems are to be conserved, it is crucial to realize their true value. Yet, some of the most vital ecosystem services are also among the most difficult to bring to market. While the economic value of some ecosystem services is obvious, the value of other services is less ...

Meeting
#3170

Darwin Lecture and Workshop on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)

13 November 2008, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Press Release
#32131
2007-04-26

Delegation from China’s Hainan Province Briefs CBD Secretariat on its Eco-Compensation Policy

A delegation comprising 11 high level officials from China’s Hainan Province paid a visit to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity on 23 April 2007 to share their experience on compensation for ecosystem services. Developing effective compensation practices for ecosystem ser ...

Side Event
#2107
COP 10
2010-10-26

Demystifying Community Protocols

Indigenous peoples and local communities are developing and using rights-based approaches to support endogenous development processes and engage with external stakeholders according to their own values, priorities, and customary laws. "Community protocols" are a rights-based approach referenced ...

Meeting Document
#91829
2013-01-18

Document

UNDOALOS: Ecosystem approaches and oceans

Meeting Document
#76817
2011-02-08

Document

Briefing and Discussion Note on IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services)

Meeting Document
#76819
2011-02-08

Document

Towards a Multi-Convention Collaboration on Ecosystem Restoration – Draft Discussion Paper for CSAB4

Meeting Document
#5167
2003-07-04

Document

COP Decision V/6 on the Ecosystem Approach

Meeting Document
#5168
2003-07-04

Document

COP Decision VI/12 on Ecosystem Approach

Meeting Document
#5055
2003-05-30

Document

Information for participants

Meeting Document
#14589
2013-07-17

Document

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment - Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Biodiversity Synthesis

Meeting Document
#5677
2003-10-08

Document

Invitation letter to the Workshop on the Application of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Methods and Tools to the issues of relevance to the Convention on Biological Diversity

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