Biodiversity and human health have inextricable links, as biodiversity can offer critical health-supporting ecosystem services and benefits. It is also increasingly acknowledged that public health arguments are an opportunity for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Anthropogeni ...
Dams, Hydroelectric projects, diversions and unregulated water abstraction have majorly affected aquatic, riparian, estuarine and coastal biodiversity in South Asia, specifically in India. Dams have a multi-pronged impact on biodiversity by submerging forests, changing the natural hydro graph of ...
Free and open access to the worlds biodiversity data is critical to monitoring progress towards and ultimately achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. To date, efforts to provide such access have concentrated largely on data published by individual researchers or their institutions. Rece ...
The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) will share perspectives from each of the regions specifically regarding traditional knowledge and the sustainable use of biodiversity.
Brazil has one of the highest rates of biodiversity and is considered one of the mega-diverse countries. Currently, the country is experiencing a time of economic stability and growth, where development policies are a priority of the current government. Discussions on the new Forest Code, the li ...
The sucess stories of "Biodiversity Conservation leading to enhanced livelihoods" case studies will be presented by indigenous communities at the grass root level.This will enable the participants to directly interact with the field level conservers to gain first hand information coming from the ...
Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas
A Seminar for citizens about the Green Living and the opportunity and advantage of high population countries. Energy conservation, how nature helps students to improve health and studies, use and throw attitude, mobile phone smart ways to avoid raadiation etc would be discussed.
This event will discuss how the Green Economy approach for sustainable development can address some key biodiversity issues and also work towards biodiversity targets.
The event will highlight experiences of Regional centers of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development that have been working towards improving biodiversity through various education and development activities.
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 ...
Views from Parties and Organizations on Collaboration with the Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Tourism and Biodiversity: Review of the Implementation of the Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development
Preliminary Stocktake of Existing National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) Support Initiatives and Capacity Needs Assessment for the Revision and Implementation of New Generation NBSAPs
Status of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization and related developments
Review of progress in implementation of national biodiversity strategies and action plans and related capacity-building support to Parties
Monitoring progress in implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
Review of implementation of the strategy for resource mobilization, including the establishment of targets
The financial mechanism
Cooperation with other conventions, international organizations, and initiatives
Business and biodiversity
Engagement of other stakeholders, major groups and subnational authorities
Progress report on gender mainstreaming
Periodicity of meetings
New and emerging issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity
Retirement of decisions
Ways and means to improve the effectiveness of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and collaboration with the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Article 8(j) and related provisions
Review of the programme of work on island biodiversity
Marine and coastal biodiversity: ecologically or biologically significant marine areas
Marine and coastal biodiversity: sustainable fisheries and addressing adverse impacts of human activities, voluntary guidelines for environmental assessment, and marine spatial planning
Biodiversity and climate change related issues: advice on the application of relevant safeguards for biodiversity with regard to policy approaches and positive incentives on issues relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries
Biodiversity and climate change: integrating biodiversity considerations into climate-change related activities
Biodiversity for poverty eradication and development
Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems
Sustainable use of biodiversity: bushmeat and sustainable wildlife management
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation
Biofuels and biodiversity
Invasive alien species
Global Taxonomy Initiative
Administration of the Convention and budget for the programme of work for the biennium 2013-2014
Date and venue of the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties
Tribute to the Government and people of India
Standards, Guidance and Relevant Activities of the Organizations That Support Parties and Other Governments to Address the Risks Associated with the Introduction of Alien Species As Pets, Aquarium and Terrarium Species, and As Live Bait and Live Food
Best Policy Guidance for the Integration of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Standards
Draft Report of the First Meeting of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 4 Advisory Group