6 - 15 February 1992, Nairobi, Kenya
1 - 5 February 2010, Trondheim, Norway
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/69366 (2009-143)
To: CBD and SBSTTA National Focal Points
The purpose of this notification is to draw your attention to the sixth Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, entitled "Getting the biodiversity targets right - working for sustainable development", which will be held on 1 - 5 February 2010 in Trondheim, Norway. The conference will be hosted by ...English French
7 - 11 May 2012, Edinburgh, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
27 - 28 October 2008, Chile
10 - 17 May 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ab/65888 (2008-167)
To: All National Focal Points to the Convention on Biological Diversity, National Focal Points to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
The Secretariat is pleased to announce that the resolution on “Sustainable Development: Convention on Biological Diversity”, adopted on 19 December 2008 by the Sixty-third session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) under Agenda item 49 (f), is available at the following Secretariat we ...English
21 - 25 July 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Secretariat is pleased to announce that Somalia has deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on Biological Diversity and will become the 193rd Party to the Convention as of 10 December 2009. As a major biodiversity hotspot in the Horn of Africa, Somalia’s accession is a major ...
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/69228 (2009-136)
To: All CBD National Focal Points
It is my pleasure to inform you that Somalia deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on Biological Diversity and will become the 193rd Party to the Convention as of 10 December 2009. The communiqué issued on the occasion of this event is available on our website at: http://www.cb ...English
Montreal, 28 January 2013 – South Africa has become the 12th country, and the first in 2013, to ratify the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Montreal, 7 March 2014 – South Sudan deposited its instrument of accession to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on 17 February 2014, thus becoming the 194th Party to the global treaty on biodiversity and sustainable development. With this accession, the CBD will enter into force for S ...
Reference: SCBD/STTM/OH/SG/VA/56219 (2006-108)
To: CBD National Focal Points
Notification SCBD/STTM/OH/SG/VA/56219 informs Parties about the brainstorming session on South-South cooperation on biodiversity in Montreal, 6-8 November, 2006, and invites them to submit contributions on a multi-year plan of action for South-South cooperation by 31 January 2007.<br> (Available ...English Spanish French
4 November 2011, Cape Town, South Africa
Here in Boston at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, paint that can kill influenza viruses and wipe out 99% of bacteria is being tested and could be used very soon in the hospitals. The same institute, in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong, has developed a nano liquid that c ...
In the majority of countries, the survival of women, their well-being and empowerment depend on biodiversity. For women in developing countries, in particular in the least developed countries, their survival, and that of their households and communities, depends on access and control to natural ...
Introduced in the early years of the European settlement as a stock for the fur industry, the Brushtail Possum has become today a major environmental, economic and cultural threat to New Zealand. At the kind invitation of the Honorable Winston Peter, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, I had the ...
In 1945, in San Francisco, the United Nations Organization was established in response to people’s cry for international peace and security in the aftermath of the most devastating war waged by humanity against itself. It was also established based on the strong conviction of its founders tha ...
The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment called for unprecedented efforts to achieve the 2010 biodiversity target. The 4,000 participants, including 95 ministers, who attended the eight meeting of the Conference of the Parties, held in Curitiba in March 2006, responded to this call for urgent action ...
The United Nations Organization was established in San Francisco on 24 October 1945, in the aftermath of the most devastating war waged by humanity against itself, in response to people’s cry for international peace and security. It was established based on the strong conviction that multilater ...