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Meeting Document
#100313
2014-07-31

Document

DAY 4-Take away points

Meeting Document
#100301
2014-07-31

Document

DAY 3-Day 2 Recap points

Side Event
#3096
SBSTTA-18
2014-06-26

Geoengineering - meeting extreme climate fixes with extreme precaution.

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change nears the end of its mammoth fifth assesment cycle, the London Convention grounds its ocean fertilization moratorium on a legal basis, and a spate of new modelling studies point up serious problems, especially with ocean fertilization and Solar Ra ...

Side Event
#3090
SBSTTA-18
2014-06-24

Synthetic Biology and the CBD: Risks and Benefits - a panel discussion

Synthetic biology aims to take genetic engineering to a new level, re-characterizing engineered organisms as programmable ‘machines’. It, as a field, is characterized by rapid rates of change and by the novelty and breadth of applications. Market research indicates that the global market for sy ...

Side Event
#3078
WGRI-5
2014-06-17

Improving coordination and cooperation among the biodiversity-related conventions at the national level

As part of the UNEP project on “Improving the effectiveness of and cooperation among biodiversity-related conventions and exploring opportunities for further synergies” the preliminary results of the findings from the national-level questionnaire, that was sent out to National Focal Points and o ...

Focal Point
#6518

Switzerland

Ms. Anne-Gabrielle Wüst Saucy

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
annegabrielle.wuestsaucy@bafu.admin.ch
Focal Point
#6515

Germany
Focal Point
#6511

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Mr. Behzad Ghareyazie

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
ghareyazie@yahoo.com
Meeting Document
#99310
2014-05-26

Document

Presentation: Abisha Mapendembe (UNEP-WCMC) – The NBSAP revision process: An overview of the entry points and approaches which support inclusion of values

Press Release
#99245
2014-05-22

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, Islands lead the way, including ratification of the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrated under the theme of Island Biodiversity, islands are taking action to effectively conserve biodiversity and promote sustainable livelihoods. These actions, or “Bright Spots,” point the way towards sustainable development for island ec ...

Meeting Document
#99200
2014-05-21

Document

Presentation –UNEP-WCMC: The NBSAP revision process: an overview of the entry points and approaches which support inclusion of values – Abisha Mapendembe

Meeting Document
#98721
2014-04-24

Document

Presentation: GEF - GEF-6 Refreshed Focal Area Strategies and Integrated Approaches

Focal Point
#6479

New Zealand

Dr. Veronica Herrera

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
Veronica.herrera@mpi.govt.nz
Meeting Document
#97793
2014-02-26

Document

Presentation: The NBSAP revision process: an overview of the entry points and approaches which support inclusion of values

Focal Point
#6435

Honduras

Dr. Carolina Alduvin

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
carolinalduvin46@gmail.com
Side Event
#3000
SBSTTA 17
2013-10-15

Behavioural Change and inclusive wealth: transition to Sustainability

The side event intends to present the key messages and recommendations from the CBD commissioned paper: Managing Biodiversity is about people and the Inclusive Wealth Report 2012. The main objective will be to highlight how the IWR can facilitate change in the way people perceive biodiversity an ...

Side Event
#2994
WG8J 8
2013-10-07

Responsibilities of government agencies for national implementation of articles 8(j) and 10(c) – Swedish on-going work as a case study

An effective national implementation of articles 8(j) and 10(c) as a crosscutting issue is a backbone for biodiversity conservation and human wellbeing alike. Its realisation might be challenging, but it is badly needed and also contains rich possibilities for synergies and cooperation across s ...

Focal Point
#6429

Cambodia

Mr. Ke Vongwattana

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
kewattana@yahoo.com
Notification
#2068
2013-08-08

Summary reports on the description of areas that meet the criteria for ecologically or biologically significant marine areas, prepared by the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice at its sixteenth meeting

Reference: SCBD/SAM/DC/JL/JG/81993 (2013-066)
To:

CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; PoWPA Focal Points; FAO; OBIS (UNESCO-IOC); ISA; IMO; other relevant UN specialized agencies; regional seas conventions and action plans; RFMOs and other relevant regional initiatives; ILCs; UNEP-WCMC; GOBI; and other relevant international organi ...

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Meeting Document
#20236
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/COP/8/INF/37

The Relationship between the TRIPS Agreement and the Convention on Biological Diversity - Summary of Issues Raised and Points Made - Submission by the WTO Secretariat

Meeting Document
#37786
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/WG8J/5/INF/14

Report of the Capacity-Building Workshop on Networking and Information Exchange for National Focal Points and Indigenous and Local Communities in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region

Meeting Document
#30029
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/WS-CB/LAC/1/2

Report of the Capacity-Building Workshop on Networking and Information Exchange for National Focal Points and Indigenous and Local Communities in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region

Meeting Document
#18312
2013-07-17

UNEP/CBD/WG8J/4/6

Participatory Mechanisms for Indigenous and Local Communities in the Work of the Convention: The Role of the Thematic Focal Point Under the Clearing-House Mechanism

Focal Point
#6332

Guatemala

Mr. Jorge Iván Lu Palencia

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
jlu@conap.gob.gt
Focal Point
#6331

Zimbabwe

Dr. Deckster Tonny Savadye

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
dsavadye@nba.ac.zw
Meeting Document
#92515
2013-02-27

Document

DRAFT: Suggested areas of activity for national focal points for the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

Meeting
#5178

First National Biodiversity Congress

27 - 30 December 2012, Thiruvananthapuram, India

Focal Point
#6278

Thailand

Mr. Panuwat Kamuttachart

SBSTTA NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
panuwatonep@gmail.com
Meeting
#5164

Second Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC) & Exposition

9 - 12 December 2012, Bengaluru, India

Focal Point
#6095

Spain

Sr. José Antonio Sobrino Maté

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
protocolo.cartagena@mapama.es
Side Event
#2928
COP 11
2012-10-19

InforMEA: Assisting in the Implementation of Obligations and the Aichi Targets

Supported by UNEP, the Multilateral Environmental Agreements Information and Knowledge Management Initiative (InforMEA) aims to assist Parties to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and the environment community at large, to access MEAs information from one central location. The Initia ...

Side Event
#2537
COP 11
2012-10-17

Climate Change and Biodiversity; Conservation and Adaptation

Climate change is one of the most important global environmental Issues impacting natural ecosystems and socioeconomic systems. For instance, climate change affects forest ecosystems primarily in three ways: firstly, forest ecosystems through land use change contribute about 20% of the global C0 ...

Side Event
#2938
COP 11
2012-10-16

SPACE OBSERVATIONS FOR INLAND WATER BIODIVERSITY

Inland water ecosystems encompass one of the most threatened world’s habitats. In some areas, depletion and pollution of important water resources have gone beyond the point of no return. Demands placed by people on natural resources in and around inland waters, particularly the unsustainable us ...

Side Event
#2879
COP 11
2012-10-16

Transforming practices in agricultural landscapes: tools to facilitate best practice for biodiversity

Land conversion is the primary driver of biodiversity loss with over 50% of deforestation due to agriculture, yet the CBD recognises that businesses are amongst the least engaged of stakeholders. This session brings together conservation organisations that are working with progressive businesses ...

Side Event
#2712
COP 11
2012-10-15

TIPPING TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY: APPLYING RESILIENCE THINKING IN BIODIVERSITY GOVERNANCE

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 ...

Side Event
#2844
COP 11
2012-10-15

Strategic Plan 2011-2020 - Sustainable use of agricultural biodiversity

The improved maintenance and use of agricultural biodiversity is central to improving the sustainability of agricultural production systems. This side event, jointly hosted by the UNEP and FAO will present the experiences from a variety of countries which have undertaken GEF supported projects ...

Side Event
#2686
COP 11
2012-10-12

Exhibitions on linkages between various Indian Festivals and biodiversity.

It is proposed to organise a series of exhibitions for showcasing linkages between various Indian Festivals and biodiversity as a part of socio-cultural traditions in India and their role in biodiversity conservationin. The Nodal point for these exhibition will be DIG, Forest Policy of the Minis ...

Side Event
#2824
COP 11
2012-10-12

Local communities’ role in the CBD: Present and Future

In Article 8(j), the CBD mandates parties to respect, preserve and protect the traditional knowledge, practices and innovations of Indigenous and Local Communities (ILCs). Local Communities have always been key actors in the CBD. Throughout the years, the CBD has adopted mechanisms for enhancin ...

Side Event
#2866
COP 11
2012-10-11

The Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook: a 10-year roadmap for biodiversity intelligence

In July 2012, the Global Biodiversity Informatics Conference (GBIC) in Copenhagen brought together more than 100 invited experts from the fields of biodiversity informatics, genomics, earth observation, natural history collections, biodiversity research and policy. During three days of cross-dis ...

Side Event
#2614
COP 11
2012-10-11

Informing the design and implementation of NBSAPs

Co-organisers - BirdLife International, Government of the Philippines (Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources-Protected Areas & Wildlife Bureau), Bird Conservation Nepal, the Haribon Foundation in the Philippines, [the Government of Nepal and the CBD Secretariat]. The event will focus on the ...

Side Event
#2676
COP 11
2012-10-11

Resource mobilization for biodiversity projects: Case of GEF Projects in India

This side event will be jointly hosted by the GEF operational focal point at the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India and the Global Environment Facility Secretariat. The side event will introduce how incremental financial resources has been mobilized in India for biodiversit ...

Side Event
#2594
COP 11
2012-10-09

Measuring and Monitoring Protected Area Management Effectiveness: Lessons from the Field

The side event will be jointly hosted by the GEF operational focal point of India, the Wildlife Institute of India and the Global Environment Facility. The objective of the side event is to share best practice on measuring and monitoring protected area management effectiveness using experiences ...

Side Event
#2853
COP 11
2012-10-09

Strategies, achievements and impacts – Evaluating biodiversity for the GEF and UNDP

The independent GEF Evaluation Office will present the findings of the recent evaluation of the biodiversity focal area strategy of the GEF, which aims to provide an input into the development of a new focal area strategy. Furthermore, together with UNDP's Evaluation Office the upcoming evaluati ...

Side Event
#2542
BS COP MOP 6
2012-10-01

Biosafety Regulations of Asia-Pacific Countries

In 2008, APAARI published a compilation of biosafety regulations of 39 Asia-Pacific countries (available at: www.apcoab.org). This publication is currently being revised and updated. In this event, it is proposed to discuss with BCH Nationa Focal Points of Asian and Pacific countries the organiz ...

Focal Point
#6072

Portugal

Mr. Luis Gramacho

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt
Notification
#1923
2012-05-29
Action by
2012-07-31

REMINDER: Designation of a CBD National Focal Point for the Programme of Work on Protected Areas

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/65011R (2012-081)
To: CBD Focal Points

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Side Event
#2459
SBSTTA 16
2012-05-01

Building capacity to implement the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

This side event will bring together GSPC focal points, members of the Global Partnership for Plant Conservation and other plant conservation specialists, to share experiences in the implementation of the GSPC. The event will include a demonstration of the on-line GSPC toolkit and presentations a ...

Focal Point
#5954

Seychelles

Mrs. Marie-May Muzungaile

CBD Primary NFP, SBSTTA NFP, Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
m.mjeremiemuzungaile@env.gov.sc
Focal Point
#5951

Comoros

Mlle Assani Moinahalima

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
assanimoinahalima@yahoo.fr
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