4 November 2011, Cape Town, South Africa
28 October 2011, Nairobi, Kenya
17 - 21 October 2011, St-George's, Grenada
14 October 2011, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ab/77836 (2011-196)
To: All National Focal Points under the Convention and Biosafety Protocol
I am pleased to inform you that the Executive Secretary of the CBD paid a visit to India from 5 to 8 October 2011 to discuss preparations for the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP/6) and the eleven ...Arabic English Spanish French
Montreal, 11 October 2011 –The Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Ahmed Djoghlaf, paid a working visit to India from 5 to 8 October 2011 to discuss preparations for the eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention and its sixth meeting serving a ...
Montreal, 11 October 2011 – A Master of Science (MSc) programme in Environmental Governance which includes a specialization in Biodiversity was launched in Tokyo by the Institute of Applied Studies of the United Nations University (UNU-IAS).
10 - 21 October 2011, Changwon, Republic of Korea
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/77750 (2011-187)
To: CBD Focal Points
Reference is made to the approved Revised Administrative Arrangements between UNEP and the SCBD signed on 26 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan, by the Conference of the Parties in Decision X/45.English Spanish French
26 - 30 September 2011, Aberdeen, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ab/77581 (2011-176)
To: All CBD National Focal Points
I am very pleased to inform you that at the kind invitation of the Government of Switzerland, the second meeting of the past, present and incoming COP Presidencies was convened under the chairmanship of Japan, acting as COP 10 President, on 3 September 2011 in Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland. The par ...English Spanish French
8 - 12 September 2011, Kuching, Malaysia
Montreal 24 August 2011. The Society for Ecological Restoration has conferred its 2011 Special Recognition Award to the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the Gala Awards Banquet on 23 August 2011 in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, on the margins of the 4th World Conference on ...
22 - 26 August 2011, Montreal, Canada
21 - 25 August 2011, Merida, Mexico
4 - 29 July 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
Montreal, 28 June 2011 – On 27 May 2011, the seven Parties to the Framework Convention on the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Carpathians (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine) signed a protocol on sustainable tourism in Bratislava, Slovakia, that ...
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/76550 (2011-127)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points, SBSTTA National Focal Points, Relevant organizations and partners
The Secretariat is pleased to announce that the May 2011 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/2011/mba-2011-05-en.pdf. For previous issues of the monthly bulletin, please go ...English
17 June 2011
14 - 17 June 2011, Glion, Switzerland
Montreal, 6 June 2011 – The Arabic version of the website of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was launched today at the occasion of the opening of the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair an ...
Montreal, 6 June 2011. The President of Algeria, Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has donated a work of art to the Museum of Nature and Culture of the Convention on Biological Diversity. He is the second Head of State to personally provide a gift to the Museum.
Montreal, 6 June 2011 – The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) today officially announced that it is expanding its offices in the Montreal World Trade Centre. Located in Quebec’s metropolis since 1996, the United Nations organization is enhancing its capacity to meet the ...
5 June 2011
4 - 5 June 2011, Montreal, Canada
27 - 28 May 2011, Victoria, Canada
22 - 23 May 2011, Multiple Venues
17 - 20 May 2011, Marseille, France
16 May - 3 June 2011, Geneva, Switzerland
16 - 27 May 2011, New York, United States of America
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/76035 (2011-093)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety National Focal Points, SBSTTA National Focal Points Relevant organizations and partners
It is my pleasure to inform you that the 52nd issue of the Quarterly Report of the Convention, covering the period 1 January to 31 March 2011, has been prepared in accordance with Decision IV/17 of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The report contains a su ...English
2 - 13 May 2011, New York, United States of America
12 - 13 April 2011, Bonn, Germany
11 - 15 April 2011, Rome, Italy
Montreal, 7 April 2011 – In the wake of the earthquake and tsunami, and in line with the message of support from Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the staff of the Montreal based Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) raised financial donations fo ...