Orée is a French non-profit organization which leads for ten years a prospective thinking about biodiversity issues for companies of all size. In this context, a guide and a special issue – available in English and French – have been published on the subject "Integrating biodiversity into busine ...
The event will present the findings of the report published by Sustainlabour in collaboration with Fundación Biodiversidad on the links between ecosystems and biodiversity, economy and employment. Loss of biodiversity is causing the decline of ecosystem services, whose impact is not only social ...
In this side event, UNDP and the Resilience and Development Programme (SwedBio) at Stockholm Resilience Centre will present the concept of “resilience” in relation to the objectives of the CBD. Enhancing ecosystem resilience is one of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, and is critical to prevent ec ...
The side event will address the potential impact of proposed markets in environmental services and other innovative financial mechanisms on Indigenous Peoples, local communities and women. It will also discuss new phenomena like the financialization of biodiversity and how the proposed bioeconom ...
Markets are increasingly used to generate additional funds for biodiversity protection. This session will generate interest from the private sector by showing the advantages and risks of investing in these markets and the benefits it brings for biodiversity. It will focus on biodiversity offsets ...
Report of the Study on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Water and Wetlands
Incentive Measures (Article 11): Updated synthesis of information on progress in implementing decision X/44
20 - 22 June 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
29 - 31 May 2012, Tbilisi, Georgia
15 - 17 May 2012, Santiago, Chile
Presentation of the GEF-6 Financial Needs Assessment and the methodology used to generate the Target by Target results
This session will mainly discusse about strategy for resource mobilization sharing with cases of Japan. Presentation from experts (50min) - Introduce biodiversity finance cases in Japan. - Share the disscussion summery of "Quito Seminar on Scaling up Biodiversity Finance". Q&A and discussio ...
Global Canopy Programme presentation on the revised `Little Biodiversity Finance Book`
Presentation from experts (50min) - Share the disscussion summery of "Quito Seminar on Scaling up Biodiversity Finance". - Intruduce biodiversity finance in Japan. - New ideas for index of resilience and financial mechanism. Q&A and discussion among participants (40min)
An information session about safeguards initiatives of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility; the UN REDD Programme; and the REDD+ Social and Environmental Standards
Incentive measures: progress in implementing decision X/44
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/79216 (2012-049)
To: CBD Focal Points of: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech, Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and relevant organizations
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/79216 (2012-048)
To: CBD Focal Points of: Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech, Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and relevant organizations
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/79215 (2012-041)
To: CBD Focal Points of: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela and relevant organizations
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/79105 (2012-036)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points
27 February - 1 March 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
21 - 23 February 2012, Beirut, Lebanon
Montreal, 17 February 2012 – Understanding the economic value of nature and integrating this into planning is the subject of a region-wide workshop that begins in Beirut on 21 February 2012.
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/78209 (2011-238)
To: CBD Focal Points of: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and relevant organizations
I am pleased to inform you that a Capacity-building Workshop for North Africa and the Middle East on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) will be held in Beirut, Lebanon, from 21 to 23 February 2012.Arabic English French
Reference: SCBD/ITS/SK/mac/78199 (2011-234)
To: the CBD National Focal Points of the following countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Sudan, Swaziland, Togo, The Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and relevant organizations
Further to my notification SCBD/ITS/SK/mac/78199 of 14 November 2011, I am pleased to inform you that the regional capacity building workshop for Southern African countries on Updating National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans will focus specifically on the economics of ecosystems and bi ...English
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/74510 (2011-223)
To: CBD NFPs, relevant international organizations and stakeholders
Further to paragraph 15 of decision X/44 on incentive measures, notification 2011-014, sent on 18 January 2011, invited Parties, other Governments and relevant organizations and stakeholders to report to the Executive Secretary, by 5 January 2012 latest, progress made, difficulties encountered, ...English Spanish French
9 - 16 May 2011, Xi'an, China
11 - 12 April 2011, Paris, France
Montreal, 16 March 2011 – A new report from the Convention on Biodiversity on the role of economic incentives in shaping environmental behaviour concludes that the removal of subsidies which lead to environmentally damaging practices, and the promotion of incentive schemes that promote positive ...
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/74510 (2011-014)
To: CBD NFPs, relevant international organizations and stakeholders
The purpose of this notification is to request your assistance pursuant to decision X/44 on incentive measures as adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its tenth meeting held from 18-29 October 2010 in Nagoya, Japan.English Spanish French
Reference: SCBD/SEL/ML/GD/74646 (2011-002)
To: GRULAC CBD Primary Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points
I am pleased to inform you that the United Nations Development Programme released its economic report Latin America and the Caribbean: A Biodiversity Superpower. Launched in December 2010 in Argentina on occasion of the XX Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State, the report highlights the impor ...English
Recent OECD work on biodiversity will be presented including on: Enhancing the Cost-effectiveness of Payments for Ecosystem Services; Innovative financing for Biodiversity Conservation; and Green Growth & Biodiversity
PwC will be presenting the findings of the new 'Habitat banking in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Feasibility Assessment' report prepared under UNDP guidance. This will be followed by a panel discussion regarding the opportunities, risks and barriers to establishing regulatory habitat bankin ...
Biodiversity loss occurs all over the world, particularly in the tropics. However, northern countries also are responsible for the loss of biodiversity in southern countries, as a consequence of trade. National efforts alone were not successful to slow down biodiversity loss, and thus we have to ...
Nikkei BP's EcoManagement Forum (EMF) is a consortium of 170 large corporations which work hard on biodiversity. EMF is also partnered with Nikkei Ecology. a leding Japanese magazine of environmental issues in business. The member companies present many cases of their approach to biodiversity an ...
The Global Legislators Organisation, GLOBE International, is a unique network of legislators committed to addressing global environmental challenges. GLOBE parliamentarians work closely with leading scientists, economists and policy specialists to develop progressive and coordinated environmenta ...
IMPTF calls for the introduction of a modified mechanism that would provide funding to qualifying projects existing within established and recognized Connectivity Conservation frameworks (or corridors) which can be regional as well as intra-national (with national approval), at least until count ...
Between Copenhagen & Rio+20 - UNEP FI aims to capitalize on the platform of the CBD COP 10 in Nagoya to raise awareness amongst financial institutions on the latest findings and expertise regarding the risks involved in the inadequate valuation of nature. Additionally, it aims to increase awaren ...
Over the past two years, The Nature Conservancy and UNDP have collaborated with 18 govts in the Latin America Region to better understand the existing and needed levels of financing for protected area systems to meet the targets of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas. Coupled with econ ...
The main purpose of this event is to celebrate achievements in the Trilateral Implementation of the Heart of Borneo Initiative, launch their commitments to sustainable financing and joint support to REDD+ in the Heart of Borneo.
Biologically diverse ecosystems in countries served by the World Bank provide an array of valuable economic services to people. The benefits of conserving ecosystems frequently outweigh the costs but conversion occurs anyway, because many ecosystem benefits are public goods. Some public goods ...
In light of the deliberations of the Parties on innovative financial mechanisms, this side event will explore how a GDM could generate additional funding from the private sector in support of biodiversity and development. A high-level panel will discuss the case for further consultation and work ...