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Recommendation
SBSTTA 15
#12970

Recommendation XV/3

Draft Capacity-building Strategy for the Global Taxonomy Initiative

CBD
Meeting
#4928
Notification
#1799
2011-10-11
Action by
2011-11-14

African Sub-Regional Workshop to Strengthen Capacity for the CBD Programmes of Work relevant to Invasive Alien Species

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77545 (2011-197)
To: CBD National Focal Points for: Botswana, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe

I am pleased to inform you that, with the generous financial support of the Government of Japan, a regional workshop will be held on 6-9 December 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya, in an effort to strengthen capacity for the CBD programmes of work relevant to invasive alien species (IAS). The workshop is o ...

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Meeting
#4778

World Conference on Marine Biodiversity

26 - 30 September 2011, Aberdeen, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Notification
#1775
2011-09-13

Twelfth Meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77538 (2011-173)
To: GTI focal points

I am pleased to inform you that the twelfth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) will be held in Montreal, Canada, from 5 to 6 November 2011, immediately prior to the fifteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific Technical and Technological Matt ...

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Notification
#1774
2011-09-12
Action by
2011-10-14

DATE CHANGE AND REMINDER for the Regional Workshop for Group of Latin American Countries of the CBD Programme of Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335 (2011-172)
To: CBD and GTI focal points for Latin America

Please refer to my earlier notification of 23 August 2011, Ref.: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/77335, regarding the regional training workshop for Parties from Latin America, with special focus on invasive alien species and taxonomy which was to have taken place from 3-4 November 2011 in Montreal, Canada ...

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Notification
#1756
2011-08-16
Action by
2011-09-30

Reminder and Extension of Deadline: Nomination of GTI Focal Points and Terms of Reference for such Focal Point

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/CRm/76541R (2011-154)
To: CBD and SBSTTA focal points

This Notification serves to inform Parties and Governments that notification 2011-126, sent on 21 June 2011, invited Parties to nominate their national focal points for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI), as called for under the paragraph 3a of decision VIII/3. In order to allow for, and encou ...

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Notification
#1727
2011-06-21
Action by
2011-08-31

Nomination of GTI Focal Points and terms of reference for such focal points

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/cr/76541 (2011-126)
To: CBD and SBSTTA focal points

In paragraph 9 of decision VIII/3, the Conference of the Parties urged Parties and other Governments that have not done so to establish national focal points for the GTI so that they can contribute to the implementation of the programme of work at the national level (decision VIII/3, paragraph 9a).

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Notification
#1688
2011-04-29
Action by
2011-05-22

South East Asia’s Capacity Building and Orientation of GTI National Focal Points on Species & Protected Areas Database Interfaces, 22 June 2011 - Manila, Philippines

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/75930 (2011-088)
To: The CBD National Focal Points and GTI Focal Points for the following countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, VietNam

I am pleased to inform you that a regional capacity building workshop for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) National Focal Points in ASEAN countries will be held in Manila, Philippines on 22 June 2011. The workshop will be organized by Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, i ...

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Notification
#1681
2011-04-14
Action by
2011-05-06

Invitation to comment on draft terms of reference for the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative and to nominate candidates for the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/RH/JSH/75785 (2011-081)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, GTI National Focal Points

I am pleased to invite you to provide your comments on the draft terms of reference for the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI), prepared in response to the report of the tenth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the GTI.

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Meeting Document
#77550
2011-03-15

UNEP/CBD/GTI-CM/10/3

Report of the Tenth Meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative

Meeting Document
#76816
2011-02-08

Document

Harmonization of Species Nomenclature and Taxonomy with Other Multilateral Environmental Agreements - Issues from the Perspective of the Ramsar Convention

Side Event
#1731
COP 10
2010-10-27

The results of the International Youth Conference on Biodiversity in Aichi 2010.

Presentation on the results of the International Youth Conference on Biodiversity in Aichi 2010., which will be held from 21st to 27th of August. Youth participants of the conference will serve as presenters and will present their statement and action plans for their own future.

CBD
Meeting
#4776
Side Event
#1728
COP 10
2010-10-22

East and Southeast Asia Biodiversity Information Initiative (ESABII)

Introduction of the goal and progress of ESABII, activities for the development of biodiversity information and taxonomic capacity building in accordance with 2010-2011 ESABII Work Plan.

Side Event
#1829
COP 10
2010-10-22

The Census of Marine Life: A New Scientific Baseline for Policy

The Census of Marine Life, a 10-year scientific initiative to assess and explain the diversity, distribution, and abundance of life in the oceans will be released in October 2010. This unprecedented effort involved over 2500 scientists from 80 countries and spanned all realms of the ocean, from ...

Side Event
#2306
COP 10
2010-10-19

TAXONOMY 20/20 - VISIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NEW STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE CBD

In support of the further development of the new CBD strategic plan, and in particular the post-2010 biodiversity targets and indicators, the GTI is called upon to provide input for its refinement and elaboration, especially relating to the proposed goal of widening and sharing of relevant biodi ...

Notification
#1529
2010-08-27

Tenth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative, 24 October 2010, Nagoya, Japan

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/73391 (2010-162)
To: CBD National Focal Points; SBSTTA Focal Points; GTI Focal Points; GTI Coordination Mechanism

I am pleased to inform you that the tenth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) will be held in Nagoya, Japan, on 24 October 2010 on the margins of the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10).

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CBD
Meeting
#3655
Recommendation
SBSTTA 14
#12261

Recommendation XIV/14

Global Taxonomy Initiative: results and lessons learned from regional taxonomic needs assessments and identification of priorities

Notification
#1458
2010-05-06

Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) Symposium: "Taking Stock of the Renaissance in Taxonomy: Post 2010 Capacity Building in taxonomy for the Convention on Biological Diversity" United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, Kenya, 15-16 May 2010 - CHANGE IN VENUE

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/71019R (2010-093)
To: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points, GTI National Focal Points and relevant organizations, Cc: GTI Coordination Mechanism Members

The symposium will now take place at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Nairobi, Kenya on 15-16 May 2010 and will start at 9:00 a.m.The address of the venue is as follows: <br> United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) <br> United Nations Avenue, Gigiri <br> Nairobi, Kenya <br> Te ...

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Notification
#1459
2010-05-06

Ninth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative, United Nations Environment Programme Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya 16 May 2010 - CHANGE OF THE VENUE

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/71393R (2010-094)
To: GTI Coordination Mechanism, SBSTTA focal points, GTI National Focal Points

The ninth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) will now be held at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Sunday 16 May 2010. The members of the Coordination Mechanism for GTI are advised to arrive at UNEP no later than 1:00 p.m. on Sunday 16 May 201 ...

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Notification
#1423
2010-04-06

Ninth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative, 16 May 2010, Nairobi, Kenya

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/71393 (2010-060)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, GTI Focal Points, GTI Coordination Mechanism

The purpose of this notification is to inform CBD National Focal Points, as well as SBSTTA and GTI Focal Points, about the ninth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative to be held on 16 May 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya, at the margins of the fourteenth meeting of the S ...

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Notification
#1411
2010-03-10

Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) Symposium: "Taking Stock of the Renaissance in Taxonomy: Post 2010 Capacity Building in taxonomy for the Convention on Biological Diversity" at the World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya, 15-16 May 2010

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/71019 (2010-048)
To: CBD and SBSTTA Focal Points, GTI National Focal Points and relevant organizations, cc: GTI Coordination Mechanism Members

I am pleased to inform Parties, governments, international organisations, donors, indigenous communities, and scientific the community that the CBD Secretariat will host a Global Taxonomy Initiative Symposium: “Taking Stock of the Renaissance in Taxonomy: Post 2010 Capacity Building for the Conv ...

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CBD
Meeting
#3413
Notification
#1327
2009-11-02

List of Selected Experts: Project Development Workshop for the Global Taxonomy Initiative in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, 16-18 November 2009

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JSH/69424 (2009-149)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points

In paragraph 15 of decision VIII/3, the Conference of the Parties requested the Executive Secretary to convene, with support from relevant organizations and donors, a project development seminar aimed primarily for those countries that have already identified taxonomic needs or that have submitt ...

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Meeting
#3294

26th Meeting of the BioNET Fund Supervisory Board

25 August 2009, Egham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Notification
#1099
2008-08-07

Independent mid-term review of the GEF Resource Allocation Framework (RAF)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/JS/64588 (2008-098)
To: SBSTTA Focal Points, GTI National Focal Points

The GEF Evaluation Office is currently conducting an online survey as part of the mid-term review of the RAF. I am pleased to forward to you herewith a message from the GEF Evaluation Office, which contains a link to the online survey (http://www.surveymk.com//s.aspx?sm=aEMrnMQ2Q38exsvL_2fuE0vg ...

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Notification
#1054
2008-04-25
Action by
2008-05-01

Programme of the training workshops for the participants in COP-9

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/CV/62913 (2008-053)
To: All CBD, CHM and SBSTTA National Focal Points

Please refer to my earlier notification 2008-031 (Ref.: SCBD/STTM/JM/CV/62913) , dated 27 March 2008, concerning the training workshops for participants in the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-9) to be held from 19 to 30 May 2008 in Bonn, Germany.

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Notification
#1051
2008-04-17

Eighth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative, 31 May 2008, Bonn, Germany

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JS/lj/63260 (2008-050)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, GTI Focal Points

The purpose of this notification is to inform CBD National Focal points, as well as SBSTTA and GTI Focal Points, about the eighth meeting of the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative to be held on 31 May 2008 in Bonn, Germany, at the margins of the ninth meeting of the Confer ...

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Notification
#1032
2008-03-27
Action by
2008-05-01

Training workshops for the participants in COP-9

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/CV/62913 (2008-031)
To: All CBD, CHM and SBSTTA National Focal Points

The Secretariat, in cooperation with the Consortium of the Scientific Partners on Biodiversity and the Botanical Gardens of the University of Bonn, is pleased to announce the organization of four training workshops for the participants in the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-9 ...

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Meeting
#2884

23rd Meeting of the BioNET Supervisory Fund Board

13 December 2007, Egham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Web Announcement
#33067
2007-05-24

CBD Linnaeus Lecture Series Launched to Mark the 300th Anniversary of the Birth of the Swedish Father of Taxonomy.

<br>View also the the communiqué <a href='/doc/press/2007/pr-2007-05-24-linnaeus-fr.pdf'>in French</a> and <a href='/doc/press/2007/pr-2007-05-24-linnaeus-es.pdf'>in Spanish</a>.

Press Release
#33066
2007-05-24

CBD Linnaeus Lecture Series Launched to Mark the 300th Anniversary of the Birth of the Swedish Father of Taxonomy.

On 23 May, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity marked the 300th anniversary of the birth of the father of modern taxonomy, Carl Linnaeus, by launching a CBD Linnaeus Lecture Series. The first lecture, with the theme What Linnaeus would have thought of climate change, was h ...

CBD
Meeting
#2600
Meeting
#2525

2006 Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Taxonomic Databases Working Group

15 - 22 October 2006, St. Louis, United States of America

Notification
#806
2006-10-13
Action by
2007-07-01

Project Development Seminar for Addressing Taxonomic Needs

Reference: SCBD/STTM/RH/VA/55956 (2006-107)
To: all CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA and GTI Focal Points specific organizations and donors institutions

Parties who wish to participate in this seminar are encouraged to provide to the Secretariat as soon as possible, copies of any assessments of taxonomic needs and any proposals that have been submitted as pilot projects under the GTI.

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Notification
#758
2006-06-05

Rotation of the Membership in the Coordination Mechanism for the Global Taxonomy Initiative

Reference: SCBD/STTM/RH/VA/55016 (2006-059)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA National Focal Points, GTI National Focal Points

Pursant to decision V/9 and after consultation with the Bureau of the SBSTTA, I would like to inform you of the updated composition of the GTI Coordination Mechanism.

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Notification
#725
2006-05-01
Action by
2006-09-30

Nomination of GTI Focal Points and terms of reference for such focal points

Reference: SCBD/STTM/RH/GTI/VA/54650 (2006-026)
To: CBD National Focal Points With copy to the Heads of Delegations at COP-8

I would like to encourage Parties and other Governments to submit their nominations for GTI National Focal Points to the Secretariat no later than 30 September 2006. The current list of GTI National Focal Points is available at <a href=http://www.biodiv.org/doc/lists/nfp-gti.pdf>http://www.biod ...

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