At the side event innovative planning tools (Strategic Environmental Planning and Biodiversity Impact Assessment) will be presented. The event shall form the official kick-off for a capacity building initiative by GIZ in cooperation with the German Federation for Nature.
This side-event will present findings of the Synthesis Document on the Impacts of Marine Debris on Marine and Coastal Biodiversity (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/16/INF/15), and initiate a discussion on marine debris by focusing on a number of issues related to marine debris impacts on biodiversity, including ...
COP 10’s request for SBSTTA to provide guidance and clarity on synthetic biology’s impact on biodiversity provides a unique opportunity to assess the risks of this emerging technology before many of the potential harms are actualized. From the creation of novel invasive species, synthetic geneti ...
Presentation of the results of recent and on-going work that has examined the projected impacts of climate change on the distribution of birds and other biodiversity throughout Africa and Asia, and the resilience of the network of Important Bird Areas across the two regions. An Adaptive Manageme ...
An information and discussion session about the world's most altered biome and the earth's most endangered ecosystem - temperate grasslands. The event will further discuss the Temperate Grasslands Conservation Initiative (TGCI) and the work TGCI is doing to protect temperate grasslands across ...
Waste mangaement based on 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) approach helps towards biodiversity. On the one hand, reduced levels of waste generation, or efficient use of resources, would reduce the burden on natural resources including forests and water; thus, leading to conserve and support biodiv ...
The session will address UNEP-DTIE-IETC's efforts on the Iraqi Marshlands since 2004 to present. UNEP-DTIE-IETC has been working on the restoration of the Iraqi Marshlands since 2004, taking the ecosystem management approaches and community-based approach during the post-conflict period. UNEP-U ...
The Potential Environmental, Cultural and Socio-Economic Impacts of Genetically Modified Trees
Reference: SCBD/STTM/RH/59184 (2007-083)
To: All CBD Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points and relevant organizations
In recommendation XII/3 the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) requested the Executive Secretary inter alia to collect from Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations information required to undertake a detailed assessment of the use and impact ...English Spanish French
24 - 27 January 2006, Leipzig, Germany
6 - 7 October 2005, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
26 - 30 September 2005, Prague, Czechia
Reference: SCBD/STTM/RH/47749 (2005-082)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points and relevant organizations
The Secretariat has prepared revised guidelines on biodiversity-inclusive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), accessible at: <a href="http://www.biodiv.org/programmes/cross-cutting/impact/guidelines.shtml">http://www.biodiv.org/programmes/cross-cu ...English
18 - 19 May 2005, Giessen, Germany
Reference: SCBD/SEL/OJ/SG/45069 (2005-024)
To: CBD National Focal Points
I am pleased to inform Parties and governments that the workshop on cultural, environmental and social impact assessments based on the Akwé: Kon Voluntary Guidelines and aimed at further strengthening the understanding of the link between environment and cultural diversity, will be held in Tokyo ...English
20 - 25 September 2004, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
24 - 30 April 2004, Vancouver, Canada
12 - 13 November 2003, Québec, Canada
Proposals for further development and refinement of the guidelines for incorporating biodiversity-related issues into environmental impact assessment legislation or procedures and in strategic impact assessment: report on ongoing work
Report of the ad hoc technical expert group meeting on the potential impacts of genetic use restriction technologies on smallholder farmers, indigenous and local communities and farmers’ rights
17 - 20 June 2003, Marrakech, Morocco
Indicators and environmental impact assessment<br>Designing national level monitoring programmes and indicators <br>(UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/7/12)
Methods of rapid assessments
Appraisal of the SBSTTA Review of Assessments of Biological Diversity and Advice on Methodologies for Future Assessments<br>(UNEP/CBD/COP/3/13/)
Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/IC/va/33022 (2003-007)
To: CBD National Focal Points
Call for Case Studies and experiences in incorporating biodiversity-related issues into Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) procedures and legislationEnglish
19 - 21 September 2002, Vienna, Austria
Montreal, 15 August 2002 – In an informal ceremony held today, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Hamdallah Zedan, and the President of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), Peter Leonard, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to integrate ...
15 - 22 June 2002, The Hague, Netherlands (Kingdom of the)
Reports: Assessment processes<br>Status and draft outline of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Reports: Assessment processes<br>List of ongoing and proposed assessments in thematic areas of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Impacts of human-induced fires on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, and their causes in tropical, temperate and boreal forest biomes
Impact Assessment:<br>Further development of guidelines for incorporating biodiversity-related issues into environmental impact assessment legislation and/or processes and in strategic environmental assessment
Indicators and environmental impact assessment<br>Designing national level monitoring programmes and indicators
Reports: Assessment processes<br>Progress report on ongoing assessment processes<br>Addendum: Project briefs of pilot assessments<br>Proposed project brief submitted by New Zealand
Reports: Assessment Processes<br>Progress report on ongoing assessment processes
Item 3.4 of the Provisional Agenda <br> Alien Species: Guiding Principles for the Prevention, Introduction and Mitigation of Impacts
Item 4.7 of the Provisional Agenda <br> Synthesis of Reports and Case-Studies Relating to Environmental Impact Assessment
Item 4.5 of the Provisional Agenda <br> Development of Guiding Principles for the Prevention of Impacts of Alien Species by Identifying Priority Areas of Work on Isolated Ecosystems
Identification, Monitoring and Assessments of Components of Biological Diversity and Processes Which Have Adverse Impacts
Item 8.2 of the Provisional Agenda <br> Appraisal of the SBSTTA Review of Assessments of Biological Diversity and Advice on Methodologies for Future Assessments
Further development of guidelines for incorporating biodiversity-related issues into environmental impact assessment legislation and/or processes and in strategic environmental assessment
Scientific assessments: development of methodologies and identification of pilot studies