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Meeting
#3881
Meeting
#4052

Biogeosafari

20 May - 31 August 2010, Brussels, Belgium

Side Event
#1813
SBSTTA 14
2010-05-19

INFORMAL CONSULTATION ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ONLINE SUPPORT TOOL FOR NATIONAL REPORTING TO THE CBD (THE SECRETARIAT OF THE CONVENTION OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY - CBD, THE GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY INFORMATION FACILITY - GBIF)

This side event is jointly organised by the Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). The objective of the Side Event is to obtain inputs from countries and, in particular, CBD National Focal Points, on the development o ...

Meeting
#3626
Meeting
#3692
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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Focal Point
#5001

Cyprus

Ms. Despo Zavrou

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
dzavrou@environment.moa.gov.cy
Side Event
#1783
WG ABS 9
2010-03-24

Key issues on the final stage of IR negotiations: reflections and proposals

This side event aims to present and discuss substantial issues that have been only marginally addressed or debated under the negotiations of the International Regime on ABS. These include: analysis of the concepts of sovereignty and genetic resources as natural information widely shared around ...

Focal Point
#4912

Cameroon

Mr. Rigobert Ntep

CHM Informal Advisory Committee, Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
rntep@yahoo.fr
Meeting
#3946

Silas Birtwistle International Tour

1 January - 31 October 2010, Twickenham, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Notification
#1355
2009-12-18
Action by
2010-01-29

Information on access and benefit-sharing measures

Reference: SCBD/SEL/OJ/VN/SG/69952 (2009-176)
To: ABS National Focal Points, CBD National Focal Points, Relevant Organizations

I am pleased to inform you that the database on access and benefit-sharing measures available at http://www.cbd.int/abs/measures/ has been further improved. In addition to information on national or regional ABS measures, the database now also includes a matrix providing references to relevant ...

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Notification
#1356
2009-12-18
Action by
2010-01-26

Designation of a National Focal Point for Access and Benefit-sharing (ABS NFP)

Reference: SCBD/SEL/OJ/VN/SG/69954 (2009-177)
To: CBD National Focal Points that have not yet nominated an ABS NFP

At its fifth meeting, the Conference of the Parties requested “Parties to designate a national focal point and one or more competent national authorities, as appropriate, to be responsible for access and benefit-sharing arrangements or to provide information on such arrangements within its juris ...

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Notification
#1348
2009-12-09
Action by
2009-12-31

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

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/65011R (2009-170)
To: CBD National Focal Points

Vide notification 2008-124 dated 23 September 2008, and reminder notifications (2009-053 of 13 May 2009 and 2009-079 of 9 July 2009), Parties were requested to designate a National Focal Point for the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA-NFP) as per paragraph A 21 of decision IX/18. As o ...

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Focal Point
#4831

Mongolia

Ms. Enkhchimeg Vanjildorj

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
enkhchimeg.v@muls.edu.mn
Notification
#1282
2009-08-27

International Year of Biodiversity - 2010

Reference: SCBD/OMG/DA/fd/66069 (2009-105)
To: CBD National Focal Points and International Organizations

The Secretariat has taken a number of measures to fulfil its role as the focal point for the observance of the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) in 2010. As part of this, I am pleased to inform you that the Implementation Strategy for the International Year of Biodiversity is now availab ...

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Notification
#1255
2009-07-09
Action by
2009-07-31

REMINDER: Designation of a National Focal Point for the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA-NFP)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/65011R (2009-079)
To: CBD National Focal Points

Parties that have not yet nominated a PoWPA-NFP are encouraged to do so by providing the name and full contact details of the nominee to the Secretariat (secretariat@cbd.int) in the briefest of delays and before 31 July 2009 so that we may achieve tangible and sustained outcomes from the upcomin ...

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Focal Point
#4472

Gabon

M. Paul Simon Loundou

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
paulsimonloundou@yahoo.fr
Focal Point
#4456

Solomon Islands

Mr. Joseph Hurutarau

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP, Protected Areas NFP
jhurutarau@gmail.com
Notification
#1229
2009-05-13
Action by
2009-06-26

Reminder: Designation of a National Focal Point for the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA-NFP)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/lj/65011R (2009-053)
To: CBD National Focal Points

Parties that have not yet nominated a PoWPA-NFP are kindly reminded to do so by providing the name and full contact details of the nominee to the Secretariat (secretariat@cbd.int) in the briefest of delays and before 26 June 2009.

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Notification
#1219
2009-04-27

Funding for Preparation of the Fourth National Report

Reference: SCBD/ITS/LC/MC/67080 (2009-043)
To: CBD National Focal Points of those eligible countries that have not applied for funds for preparation of the fourth national report

I am pleased to inform that Phase III of a medium-sized project to fund the preparation of the fourth national report has recently been approved by the Global Environment Facility. This phase can support a total of 40 countries, with up to 20,000 USD for each country. I would like to urge you ...

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Focal Point
#4433

Belarus

Mr. Alexander Yermishin

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
A.Yermishin@igc.bas-net.by
Side Event
#1641
WGABS 7
2009-04-06

Benefit Sharing under ABS: Options and Elaborations

A joint UNU-IAS and UNEP report titled "Benefit Sharing under ABS: Options and Elaborations" will be launched at the event. The report highlights the entry points for discussions on issues related to benefit sharing and through suitable case studies draws attention to the possible considerations ...

Focal Point
#4387

Congo

M. Jean Mangai

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
mangaijean2018@gmail.com
Focal Point
#4374

Bhutan

Mr. Jambay Dorji

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
jambaydorji@moaf.gov.bt
Focal Point
#4362

Slovakia

Ms. Natália Mogelská

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
natalia.mogelska@enviro.gov.sk
Focal Point
#4344

Libya

Mr. Murad Shadli Sula

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
msola05@yahoo.com
Focal Point
#4337

El Salvador

Licda. Blanca Wendy Toledo

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
btoledo@marn.gob.sv
Focal Point
#4334

Niger

Mr. Mahaman Gado Zaki

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
mahamane_gado@yahoo.fr
Focal Point
#4309

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Ms. Carliz Elena Díaz Martinez

CHM NFP, ABS NFP, Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP, Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP, Traditional Knowledge NFP
carlizdiaz@gmail.com
Notification
#1126
2008-09-24
Action by
2008-10-31

Designation of a National Focal Point for the Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA-NFP)

Reference: SCBD/STTM/SBG/va/65011 (2008-124)
To: CBD National Focal Points

In paragraph A 21 of decision IX/18, the Conference of the Parties requested “ Parties to designate a national focal point for the programme of work on protected areas in support of the Convention's national focal point to facilitate the effective and coordinated development and implementation o ...

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Notification
#1110
2008-08-29

Outreach Materials for the Fifth Anniversary of the Entry into Force of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Reference: SCBD/BS/CG/ET/UN/ABw/64757 (2008-108)
To: Cartagena Protocol National Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that a CD containing a number of outreach materials related to the fifth anniversary of the entry into force of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, which will be marked on 11 September 2008, has been sent to all the National Focal Points and other stakeholders. A CD I ...

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Press Release
#50233
2008-08-15

COP 9 Presidency pays Working Visit to the UNCBD Secretariat

Montreal, 15 August 2008 – Mr. Jochen Flasbarth, Director General, Federal Ministry for the Environment, representing Mr. Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister of the Environment, Germany, and the President of COP 9, paid a two-day visit to the headquarters of the Secretariat of the United Nations ...

Notification
#1093
2008-07-24
Action by
2008-08-29

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

Reference: SBD/BS/CG/ET/jh/64487 (2008-092)
To: Cartagena Protocol National Focal Points, Biosafety Clearing-House National Focal Points

As you may be aware, at its 32nd meeting in November 2007, the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) requested the GEF Evaluation Office to undertake an independent mid-term review of the GEF Resource Allocation Framework (RAF). The findings of the Review will be presented to the GEF ...

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Focal Point
#4216

Turkmenistan

Ms. Ejebay Kokanova

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point, BCH NFP
ejebaykokanova18@mail.ru
Focal Point
#4209

Croatia
Side Event
#1560
COP 9
2008-05-27

TWO PRACTICAL TOOLS TO HELP IN THE NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION OF ABS: A FOLDER AND AN ELECTRONIC PRESENTATION TEMPLATE

This event will launch two new tools developed by the Quebec Government, and its collaborators, to help countries to implement policies on ABS at national level, especially in developing countries. These attractive colour tools, in English and French, are intended to be used by ABS focal points ...

Side Event
#1312
COP 9
2008-05-26

Private sector engagement in the cosmetic sector, verifying business conduct.

A trend is visible in the cosmetics sector towards more sustainable and ethical sourcing practices. More and more companies are committing to the objectives of the CBD and are greening their supply chains. Some pioneering companies have decided to submit their efforts to a new system of independ ...

Side Event
#1536
COP 9
2008-05-23

Implementing the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas: governance as key for effective and equitable Protected Area systems

The side event, organized by IUCN’s TILCEPA (a joint Theme of the IUCN Commissions CEESP and WCPA) will review the concept and practice of governance of Protected Areas—one of the least understood but most useful entry points for a successful implementation of the CBD Programme of Work on Protec ...

Side Event
#1374
COP 9
2008-05-22

Benefits for People and Wildlife: Sustainable Use in Operation

The Principles of the Ecosystem Approach (CBD VII/11) and the Addis Ababa Principles & Guidelines for the Sustainable Use of Biodiversity (CBD VII/12) provide a framework for the sustainable use of biodiversity in order to promote its conservation and bring benefits to the people who live closes ...

Side Event
#1408
COP 9
2008-05-22

Assessing and evaluating taxonomic needs and capacities on a global scale – analysis of capacity and resources needed for the GTI to contribute towards the GTNA

The German National Focal Point (NFP) of the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) started a study to provide analysis and surveys for The Global Assessment of Taxonomic Needs and Capacities (GTNA) in early 2007. We present the results, significance of the study, and summarize our conclusions for tax ...

Side Event
#1507
COP 9
2008-05-22

Biofuels in Brazil

The event aim at clarifying important issues related to the production, processing, trade and sustainability of biofuels in Brazil. Historical and current experiences on agrarian policies and biodiversity conservation, including the relationship between food production and biofuels and its corre ...

Side Event
#1472
COP 9
2008-05-20

Management Effectiveness of German National Parks -Quality Criteria and Standards

Introduction into the theme Power Point Presentation by EUROPARC-Germany Discussion with participants

Press Release
#47266
2008-05-11

Training Workshop for Government Officials in the Use of the Biosafety Clearing-House Successfully Concluded

Bonn, 11 May 2008. A training workshop on the use of the Biosafety Clearing-House (BCH) ended last evening with a call to mobilize additional resources to further build the capacities of developing countries in this area. More than 60 participants, including over 50 national focal points for t ...

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
#1035
2008-03-31
Action by
2008-04-15

Peer review of the draft Plant Conservation Report

Reference: SCBD/STTM/JM/SBG/VA/62944 (2008-034)
To: CBD National Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, GSPC Focal Points

The purpose of this notification is to request CBD National Focal points, SBSTTA and GSPC Focal Points, as well as other relevant stakeholders, to submit comments on the draft Plant Conservation Report.

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