The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) commended the renewed commitment of the leaders of the ASEAN Member States (AMS) to environmental protection and climate action during the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits held in Bangkok, Thailand, on 3 November 2019.
At this side event will be presented some activities developed in the region in supporting the Aichi Biodiversity Targets implementation. A reference about the Amazon Observatory defined by the ACTO Member Countries will be also presented.
5 - 9 September 2005, Montreal, Canada
Africa is experiencing a dramatic loss of biodiversity. By the end of this century, climate change alone could cause the loss of over half of African bird and mammal species, and a significant loss of plant species.
The Great Green Wall (GGW) initiative aims to implement actions to end or reverse land degradation, loss of biodiversity in African drylands and to ensure that ecosystems are resilient to climate change, continue to provide essential services and contribute to human well-being and the eliminatio ...
To introduce and share National Biodiversity Action Plan and the Aichi Targets and the progress, results, success And challenges of implementation.
Scotland has just been given the clearest and most objective view of how its remarkable natural heritage and ecosystems are faring in the modern world.
Following the agreement of 196 countries during the UN Biodiversity Conference to ensure the achievement of global biodiversity targets through actions at the global, regional, national, and sub-national levels, ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) Executive Director Dr. Theresa Mundita S. Lim ex ...
16 - 17 March 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Montreal – 3 August 2011. The team of experts appointed to prepare an assessment of funding necessary and available for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity for the period July 2014 to June 2018 held its first meeting at the premises of the Convention Secretariat in Montr ...
There is nothing for developing for survival but to produce destruction of ecology... That is the cause of crisis of biodiversity today. Most of Rainforest holding terrestrial biodiversity exists in developing countries. In these areas, growth of economy at higher speed is desired. But it is app ...
Ahead of a crucial global meet on biodiversity next year, a group of 13 international conservation organizations urged governments to set an ambitious target to protect the world's natural sites and wildlife population.
WGRI4 requested the Executive Secretary to undertake "a review of the short- and long-term impacts of disasters and conflicts on biodiversity and ways and means to take actions for implementing the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets under such ...
What are the biggest emerging opportunities and threats the coming year holds for efforts to conserve biodiversity? Nearly two dozen scientists, conservation professionals and future scanners recently came together to answer that question as part of an annual “horizon scan” led by Cambridge Univ ...
Reference: SCBD/OES/BD/RH/MC/85928 (2016-101)
To: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations
Reference: SCBD/ITS/DC/CI 58146 (2007-050)
To: all CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations
The Secretariat is pleased to announce that a poster session will be held during the second meeting of the Working Group on Review of Implementation of the Convention (WGRI-2) on the theme of implementation of national biodiversity strategies and action plans and their contribution (NBSAPs) to t ...English Spanish French
The second phase of the Integrated and Transborder Conservation of Biodiversity in the Basins of the Republic of Cameroon basins, TRIDOM II. The project was launched on Tuesday December 19 in Sangmelima by the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife in partnership with the United Nations Development P ...
Sustainable Digital Finance Alliance (SDFA) – a non-profit organisation with a high-level Advisory Board co-chaired by United Nations Environment Programme UNEP and Ant Financial Services Group – has launched its “Fintech for Biodiversity Challenge” to identify fintech companies across the globe ...
9 - 13 March 2009, Ramsar, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
26 - 30 April 2008, Vilm, Germany
31 March - 4 April 2008, Rio Branco, Brazil
14 - 18 January 2008, Singapore City, Singapore
4 - 8 February 2008, Rustenburg, South Africa
Reference: SCBD/ITS/EB/MC/64356 (2008-075)
To: CBD National Focal Points (Central Africa)
I am pleased to inform you that a regional workshop for countries of Central Africa on “Capacity-building for National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans and Mainstreaming of Biodiversity” will be held in Limbé, Cameroon, from 22 to 25 September 2008. This workshop is being organized by t ...English French
Reference: SCBD/ITS/MC/62534 (2008-026)
To: CBD National Focal Points (Central America)
I am pleased to inform you that a regional workshop for countries of Central America on “Capacity-building for National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans and Mainstreaming of Biodiversity” will be held in Mexico City, Mexico, from 26 to 27 March 2008, organized by the Secretariat of the C ...English Spanish
8 July 2007, Paris, France
Reference: SCBD/ITS/MC/62110 (2008-016)
To: CBD National Focal Points (South America)
I am pleased to inform you that a regional workshop for countries of South America on “Capacity-building for National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans and Mainstreaming of Biodiversity” will be held in Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil, from 31 March to 4 April 2008, organized by the Secretariat ...English Spanish
3 - 7 November 2008, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Biodiversity protection programmes in Central Africa will receive a €20 million grant from the European Union. Three grant contracts have been signed in this regard.
2 - 3 March 2015, Managua, Nicaragua
As far as I've remember, former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon emphasised the importance of giving priority to considering biodiversity issues when making decisions in all sectors. Biodiversity must be the basis for establishing other goals, not an idea that comes up after other goals have bee ...
Reference: SCBD/OES/EM/DC/88792 (2020-033)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities and relevant organizations
Conscious of the need to avert global biodiversity loss, on May 3, 2011, the European Commission adopted a new strategy to halt the loss of biodiversity, known as EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 (EUBS).
On the occasion of the World Wildlife Day, the European Commission reiterated its invitation on March 3 to all world institutions to raise their voices to build the momentum for nature and help convince more governments to be ambitious at the crucial Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Pa ...
22 - 23 June 2015, Georgia
Part I: Presentation by the Governor of Aichi Prefecture Part II: Panel Discussion by representatives from various regions about achieving the ‘Aichi Targets’ and the possibilities and challenges for sub-national governments concerning biodiversity
Egypt's Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad has highlighted the importance of the initiative set out by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi to achieve integration between the three Rio conventions.
The first meeting of the new Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-1) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will open today, focusing on increasing efforts related to strengthening the review process and enhance on-the-ground implementation at global, national, sub-national and local ...
Manama, Bahrain, 12 April 2010-At the World Summit on Sustainable Development, world leaders agreed to substantially reduce the rate of loss of biodiversity by 2010. The 193 Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity decided to submit before March 2009 a national report on the implementat ...
17 - 18 February 2016, New Delhi, India
12 - 13 October 2013, Montreal, Canada
Efforts should be stepped up to support the strategic goal of global plant conservation, said experts at an international forum that ended Wednesda
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations recently published new guidelines aimed at assuring crop diversity and farmers’ resilience to plant genetic resource loss. Called the Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Farmers’ Varieties/Landraces, t ...
Rwanda made remarkable achievements in biodiversity conservation from 2016 to 2020 according to the 6th report on the status of implementing the ‘Biological Diversity Convention’.
Montreal, 25 May 2010. In the wake of the release of the United Nations Global Biodiversity report on the status of biodiversity in 2010, which highlighted the grave state of the variety of life around the world, representatives of world Governments are meeting this week in the United Nations O ...
16 - 20 June 2014, Montreal, Canada
Reference: SCBD/SAM/TSI/RS/VA/82995 (2014-029)
To: UN Organizations and Specialized Agencies, IGOs, NGOs and Indigenous Organizations
Reference: SCBD/SAM/TSI/RS/VA/82995 (2014-008)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points