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Notification
#1492
2010-06-29
Action by
2010-07-12

The Midori Prize for Biodiversity

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/72093 (2010-127)
To: CBD and SBSTTA National Focal Points

Subsequent to the notification issued on 20 May 2010, the purpose of this notification is to inform you that deadline for submission of nominations for the Midori Prize for Biodiversity has been extended to 12 July 2010.

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Press Release
#71262
2010-06-30

G8 Leaders Highlight Critical Importance of Biodiversity

Montreal, 30 June 2010 – At their annual summit, held on 25-26 June in Muskoka, Canada, leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) have again emphasized the critical importance of biodiversity to human well-being, sustainable development and poverty eradication, and highlighted the serious threat posed ...

Press Release
#71399
2010-07-07

President-Elect of the Sixty-Fifth Session of the United Nations General Assembly Visits the Secretariat

Montreal, 7 July 2010 – Mr. Joseph Deiss, President-elect of the sixty-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly, today paid a visit to the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity to discuss preparations for the high-level event on biodiversity to be held in New York on ...

Web Announcement
#71560
2010-07-13
Meeting
#3792

1st Global Business of Biodiversity Symposium

13 - 14 July 2010, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Notification
#1506
2010-07-15

June 2010 issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Activities (MBA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/72696 (2010-141)
To: All CBD National Focal Points, Relevant organizations and partners

The Secretariat is pleased to announce that the June 2010 issue of the Monthly Bulletin of Activities (MBA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity is now available on the CBD website at: http://www.cbd.int/doc/mba/2010/mba-2010-06-en.pdf.

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Notification
#1508
2010-07-15

Audit report of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (Financial period 2008- 2009)

Reference: SCBD/RMCS/IAh/72737 (2010-143)
To: CBD National Focal Points

The United Nations Board of Auditors (UNBOA) has reviewed, in October 2009, the financial accounts, as well as the financial and administrative internal procedures of the CBD Secretariat. The UNBOA audit mission was carried out in the context of the audit of the 2008-2009 financial statements o ...

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Web Announcement
#72698
2010-08-23
Press Release
#72700
2010-08-24

President Lee of the Republic of Korea receives CBD Award for his contribution to biodiversity conservation and green growth

Seoul, 24 August 2010 – In recognition of his unique contribution to the preservation of life on Earth, Mr. Lee Myung-bak, the President of the Republic of Korea, was today presented with the CBD Award by Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Notification
#1535
2010-09-03

Biennium Accounts – BE, BY, BZ, VB, BV, BG, BH, BI Trust Funds

Reference: SCBD/RMCS/IAh/73504 (2010-168)
To: CBD National Focal Points

Attached please find the audited financial statements (related to the following Trust Funds) for the biennium 2008-2009, which ended 31 December 2009.

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Press Release
#72994
2010-09-03

Ministerial forum calls for leadership for a new biodiversity vision for the twenty first century

Montreal, 3 September 2010 – Eleven ministers responsible for the environment, representing the former and upcoming presidencies of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), called upon world leaders to provide leadership in shaping and implementing a new bio ...

Notification
#1547
2010-09-27

Geneva Ministerial Biodiversity Call for Immediate Action

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/73985 (2010-179)
To: All CBD, CPB Focal Points, International Organizations, NGOs, ILCs

With the financial support of the Government of Switzerland, an International Ministerial Forum of past, present and upcoming presidencies of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was held in Geneva on 3 September at the Château de Bossey in Switzerland. T ...

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Notification
#1550
2010-09-28

10 October 2010 – Nagoya Congress Center closed for one hour

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/74022 (2010-182)
To: All CBD, CPB Focal Points, International Organizations, NGOs, ILCs

The Nagoya Congress Center (NCC) will be temporary closed on Sunday 10 October 2010 from 07:00 a.m. to 08:00 a.m., to allow for a security check. During this period, all participants to the meetings, including media, are not allowed to enter or/and stay in the NCC. Participants are kindly reques ...

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Notification
#1551
2010-09-28

Vehicle access to the Nagoya Congress Center

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/74021 (2010-183)
To: All CBD, CPB Focal Points, International Organizations, NGOs, ILCs

During the High Level Segment of the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties, vehicle access to the Nagoya Congress Center (NCC) will be highly restricted and in particular between 25 - 30 October 2010.

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Web Announcement
#73762
2010-09-28
Notification
#1552
2010-09-29

Reminder: Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10) - CREDENTIALS

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/72618 (2010-184)
To: All CBD National Focal Points

As a follow-up to Notification 2010-134 of 7 July 2010, I wish to remind Parties that, in accordance with rule 18, credentials of representatives and the names of alternate representatives and advisers shall be submitted to the Executive Secretary, if possible not later than twenty-four hours af ...

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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 ...

Press Release
#74106
2010-10-06

Conservation community urges United States ratification of the Convention on Biological Diversity: Whatever Happened to Biodiversity?

Montreal, 6 October 2010 – On 29 September 2010, Conservation International organized a briefing to United States Congressional staff on key new developments in the fight to protect the Earth’s biodiversity and on opportunities for the United States to re-engage internationally based on the lead ...

Press Release
#74299
2010-10-16

World Community Adopts a new UN Treaty on Living Modified Organisms

Nagoya, 16 October 2010. At 6.15 p.m. Friday here in Japan, a new international treaty, “the Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety”, was adopted at one of the largest intergovernmental meetings ever held on the safe use of m ...

Press Release
#74306
2010-10-18

The Aichi Nagoya Summit on Biodiversity: a new Biodiversity Strategy for the twenty-first century

Nagoya 18 October 2010. With land and marine ecosystems around the world under intense pressure from human activities, negotiators from around the world meet in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, to shape and agree on a global strategy and instruments to protect biodiversity that would make the ...

CBD
Meeting
#3019
CBD
Meeting
#3491

Meeting on Parliamentarians and Biodiversity

25 - 26 October 2010, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Press Release
#74685
2010-10-29

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Awarded Special Biodiversity Prize

Nagoya, Japan, 28 October – German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the special MIDORI Prize for biodiversity in recognition for her special contribution to saving biodiversity during the International Year of Biodiversity. The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity was announced at an awards ceremony ...

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