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Side Event
#2068
COP 10
2010-10-25

Global partnership for ecosystem valuation and wealth accounting: learning from other initiatives and country experiences

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 ...

Side Event
#2101
COP 10
2010-10-25

The Sangha Tri-National Landscape: an African Test-Bed for Conservation Innovation and Sustainable Natural Resource Management

The Sangha Tri-National (TNS) Landscape in Central Africa covers over 32,000 km2 and includes three contiguous national parks managed in coordination with each other: Lobeke National Park in Cameroon, Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Central African Republic, and Nouabale-Ndoki National Park in ...

Side Event
#2164
COP 10
2010-10-25

Investing in Biodiversity and Economic Prosperity: An Integrated Approach to an economically and environmentally prosperous Greater Mekong Subregion

In 1992, the governments of the six countries that host the Mekong River formed the Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program, a platform for promoting investments in key priority sectors through stronger economic integration. As with economic development challenges, threats to biod ...

Side Event
#1814
COP 10
2010-10-25

LAUNCH OF A PRIMER ON "BIODIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT: SOUTH AFRICA’S LANDSCAPE APPROACH TO CONSERVING BIODIVERSITY AND ENSURING ECOSYSTEM RESILIENCE"

Launch by South Africa’s Minister of Environmental Affairs, Minister Buyelwa Sonjica, on behalf of the Department of Environmental Affairs, in collaboration with the South African National Biodiversity Institute, supported by the United Nations Development Programme, of a publication aimed at a ...

Side Event
#2072
COP 10
2010-10-25

Ecosystem based management and adaption lessons from the Pacific

As part of the Pacific's celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-Fiji and its partners will launch an Ecosystem Based Management (EBM) guide for the EBM practitioners in the Tropical Western Pacific, which is based on lesson learned from four ye ...

Side Event
#1743
COP 10
2010-10-25

Rice paddies and biodiversity

Presentation of the function of rice paddies to preserve biodiversity. Rice paddies can develop peculiar ecosystems, enable sustainable agriculture for several thousand years, and provide ecosystem services such as watershed protection, prevention of soil erosion and local climate stability, as ...

Side Event
#1727
COP 10
2010-10-23

PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION ON TREATMENT OF INVASIVE ALIEN SPECIES IN JAPAN (SUPPORTED BY NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES)

Presentation and Interpretation on treatment of invasive alien species in Japan (The first part; Experts tell and interpret participants a story illustrated with picture cards about treatment of invasive alien species in Japan. The second part; Each sector of Experts (ex. mammals, birds, reptile ...

Side Event
#2297
COP 10
2010-10-22

ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION OF BRAZILIAN PROTECTED AREAS

To understand that protected areas are necessarily to be "untouched" is overpast. Most of the soil uses and natural resources exploitation allowed in brazilian conservation units - a type of protected area - suppose and enable those activities that contribute to the income and employment generat ...

Side Event
#2052
COP 10
2010-10-22

Transboundary Cooperation for Biodiversity Conservation: A Strategy towards ‘Ecosystem Approach’ of Convention of Biological Diversity and Adaptation to Climate Change

During the side event, ICIMOD in collaboration with UNEP and IUCN-WCPA aims to invite global organizations and experts working on transboundary landscapes and connectivity conservation from across the globe. Invited presentations from global and regional experts, and a panel of political delegat ...

Side Event
#1736
COP 10
2010-10-22

Sumatra Landscape Conservation --Riau, Jambi and West Sumatra Case

WWF projects in Sumatra contain a variety of fundamental elements for biodiversity conservation. During this seminar style event, we address governmental efforts, WWF plan for protected area network, community development, sustainable financing based on our ongoing projects experience

Side Event
#1854
COP 10
2010-10-22

Assessment Process: Exploring Satoyama-Satoumi Renaissance

The side event will present the findings of the Japan Satoyama Satoumi Assessment (JSSA) which has recently completed. The JSSA applied the approach of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) to assess the condition and trends of the socio-ecological production landscapes in Japan and to sugges ...

Side Event
#1919
COP 10
2010-10-22

Valuing and managing marine resources for human wellbeing

This session will examine the complexities of valuing and managing the oceans for human wellbeing. The importance of the oceans to people will be demonstrated by the first global economic valuation of marine ecosystem services, specifically shoreline protection, recreation and fisheries. The s ...

Side Event
#2050
COP 10
2010-10-22

LANDSCAPE APPROACHES TO CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT – Guidelines and recommendations built on a combination of scientific knowledge and multiple field experiences

CIFOR and FFPRI, as development-oriented research organizations, have joined forces with conservation and development agencies operating in tropical multifunctional landscapes of high biodiversity value. CIFOR, FFPRI, WWF, IUCN, Intercooperation, Ecoagriculture partners and many others have exch ...

Side Event
#2194
COP 10
2010-10-22

ICCAs in coastal and marine environments: learning from long-standing and brand new examples throughout the world

ICCAs— sites and landscapes/ seascapes voluntarily conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities—are a phenomenon of global significance in both terrestrial and marine and coastal environments. This event will feature tools and guidance on how CBD Parties, indigenous peoples, local commu ...

Side Event
#2342
COP 10
2010-10-22

LIVING WITH DYNAMIC EARTH FLOWS―FROM STEEP MOUNTAINS TO THE OPEN OCEAN

n the Japanese Archipelago, people in coastal and mountainous areas live on land marked by severe geological morphology, geology and climate. They have held on to traditional wisdom about nature while introducing modern technologies in adapting to these severe environments. The Chubu Region of c ...

Side Event
#2285
COP 10
2010-10-21

Understanding The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB): An IUCN Workshop and Seminar Series (Sponsored by Mercuria)

In 2010-2011 IUCN will offer training opportunities, building on the TEEB project and designed to support developing country policy-makers in the preparation of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) and other environmental policies. This side event will outline the initiativ ...

Side Event
#2311
COP 10
2010-10-21

UNDERSTANDING AND APPLYING THE ECOSYSTEM APPROACH FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY REDUCTION UNDER GLOBAL CHANGE

This side event will present a new volume of the CBD Technical Series dedicated to an analysis of the systemic character of global change, biodiversity and human development, and the relationships between them. The papers describe and evaluate the complicated relationships and dynamics between h ...

Side Event
#2184
COP 10
2010-10-21

Beyond 2010: Defining science based targets for biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being

At this side event organised by DIVERSITAS and UNEP, leading scientists will look ahead towards 2020 and beyond, and propose a new framework for efficient indicators and targets: - that places biodiversity in a socioeconomic/ecological framework, following up on outcome of the Millennium Ecosyst ...

Side Event
#1726
COP 10
2010-10-21

Alien species management-2.

Presentation and discussion on management of alien species causing problems all over the world (the second part: involvement of local government, NGOs and private sector etc.).

Side Event
#2246
COP 10
2010-10-21

Economic values for biodiversity & ecosystem services in real-life decision making

The economic evaluations of biodiversity and ecosystem services provide new powerful and useful points to argue in favour of biodiversity conservation. The event will look at different case studies to illustrate this power of figures and economic values during decision processes concerning biodi ...

Side Event
#1734
COP 10
2010-10-21

Social dimensions of marine protected areas

This event will bring together representatives from fishing communities, fishworker organizations, researchers and policy makers, to discuss the various social dimensions of marine protected areas especially from a fishing community perspective

Side Event
#1805
COP 10
2010-10-21

TEEB – The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: National Policy findings and options – and examples of best valuation practice from Japan

This session explores key findings from the TEEB for National and International Policy Makers report. The panel will include national policymakers and is supported by examples of best valuation practice in Japan for the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity.

Side Event
#1975
COP 10
2010-10-21

Driving Innovation for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Asia and the Pacific

Innovative policy measures and local actions are key to promoting biodiversity/ecosystem service conservation and sustainable use of biological resources for environmental sustainability and human well-being. Panellists address key factors for driving innovation through enhanced macro-policy and ...

Side Event
#1730
COP 10
2010-10-21

THE ROLE OF "SATOUMI" FOR MARINE BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

"Sato-umi" is a coastal zone where the livelihood of human-beings and the blessings of nature coexist in harmony with coastal area eco-systems. The objective of this side event is to promote a better understanding of the Sato-umi concept and of the significance of Sato-umi creation. Experts will ...

Side Event
#1832
COP 10
2010-10-21

The impacts of destructive fishing practices, unsustainable fishing, and illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing on marine biodiversity and habitats

Achieving a viable balance between human use of marine living resources and conservation of marine biodiversity and habitats is essential to secure long-term ecosystem service delivery, including healthy and productive fish populations. This side event will present a report prepared by FAO,UNEP ...

Press Release
#74434
2010-10-21

Need to maintain nature’s supply of freshwater key concern at the Nagoya Conference Ecosystems Pavilion

Nagoya, Japan, 21 October 2010—Facing increased uncertainties in the future supply of fresh drinking water due to climate change, biodiversity loss, and land degradation, an array of water experts, civil society representatives and business leaders are to discuss how natural systems can be reinf ...

Side Event
#2170
COP 10
2010-10-20

Towards a green future – biodiversity action on the local level

The side event Towards a green future – biodiversity action on the local level stresses the implementation of the CBD at local level as a key to the success of the Convention. The side event will bring the results of the Nordic project Local Contributions to Meet the 2010 Target into focus, wher ...

Side Event
#1825
COP 10
2010-10-20

Achieving the 2020 Targets: Protecting the Right Areas

Bringing the right areas under some sort of management regime is a crucial piece of the strategy for achieving the CBD’s objectives and several of the proposed post-2010 targets – namely targets 5, 11, 12, 14 and 15. This side event will showcase analyses of where the most important areas for pr ...

Side Event
#1948
COP 10
2010-10-20

Sabah’s, Malaysia conservation governance – ecosystem approach in practice

Kinabatangan river basin of Sabah State in Malaysia, the largest river basin of the State having an intact tropical rainforest, Maliau Basin, upstream and Sabah’s first Ramsar site downstream, forms one of the most unique ecosystems of Sabah. Due to the importance of this ecosystem, conservatio ...

Side Event
#1962
COP 10
2010-10-20

Analysis of the biodiversity effects of different policy options. A contribution to the TEEB report

The Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) worked out 9 policy options that could contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of global biodiversity and a few ecosystem goods and services. Policy options are defined here as alternative pathways for policymakers along which to i ...

Side Event
#2336
COP 10
2010-10-20

Global Options for Biodiversity Finance: A review of innovative financial mechanisms for biodiversity amd ecosystem services

The Global Canopy Programme and partners present an overview of their latest publication, The Little Biodiversity Finance Book. The event will explore the various options for generating finance (from traditional ODA to innovative green bonds), the range of mechanisms to deliver finance (includi ...

Side Event
#2144
COP 10
2010-10-20

SELECTIVE FISHERIES AND BALANCED EXPLOITATION IN RELATION TO FISHERIES AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY

The purpose of the side event is to present the results and outcome of the international workshop scheduled to take place in Nagoya prior to the cop on this issue. This workshop is co sponsored by the IUCN and the CBD with the support mainly from Norway and Japan and possibly others.

Side Event
#1790
COP 10
2010-10-20

RESTORING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: BIODIVERSITY, SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS, AND CLIMATE CHANGE

The purpose of this side event is to inform and assist the Contracting Parties in the implementation of Article 8 (f): ecosystem restoration and species recovery. The distinguished panelists will discuss the socio-economic rationale for restoring ecological infrastructure and how restoration pro ...

Side Event
#1883
COP 10
2010-10-20

TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: A synthesis of key findings from across the study

At COP10 Pavan Sukhdev, Study Leader for the study into The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity will present final key findings and recommendations from across the TEEB reports. The study is global and reach and brings together and communicates the best available scientific and economic ana ...

Side Event
#1894
COP 10
2010-10-20

The GEF and Indigenous Peoples

The GEF has been working with the local and indigenous communities on many of its projects and programs. The side event will be a forum to have an interactive dialogue with the indigenous peoples on biodiversity issues, including introduction of the GEF’s experience on projects and approaches r ...

Side Event
#2079
COP 10
2010-10-19

Landcare International: Local Action-Global Progress

A gathering of professionals, practitioners and supporters of Landcare international initiatives. Landcare is a a community-based approach to natural resouce management, based on broad partnerships between communities, governments and the private sector to address key NRM and livelihood challen ...

Side Event
#2121
COP 10
2010-10-19

Satoumi and the management of marine and coastal biodiversity in Japan

The event will be held to launch a CBD Technical Report on the topic of Satoumi, and to elaborate how Satoumi is used in Japan to improve the management of marine and coastal biodiversity in an ecosystem approach context.

Side Event
#1735
COP 10
2010-10-18

THE ROLE OF FORESTS IN CONSERVATION OF GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY—FROM JAPAN TO THE WORLD—(SUPPORTED BY FORESTRY AND FOREST PRODUCTS RESEARCH INSTITUTE)

Presentation of (1) the tackles towards biodiversity conservation on forest in consideration of CBD, (2) the status on national forest Japan and its policy and measurements towards biodiversity conservation, (3) activities for biodiversity conservation in national forest at the field level, (4) ...

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 ...

Meeting
#3336

6th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to EUROBATS

20 - 22 September 2010, Prague, Czech Republic

Notification
#1477
2010-06-08

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/72318 (2010-112)
To: All CBD Focal Points

I am pleased to forward to you a joint letter on the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) signed by His Excellency Mr. Norbert Rottgen, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of Germany and COP 9 President ...

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Statement
#70608
2010-06-07
Recommendation
WGRI 3
#12239

Recommendation 3/4

Science-policy interface on biodiversity, ecosystem services and human well-being and consideration of the outcome of the intergovernmental meetings

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