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 ...
Marine species are in decline, habitats are being destroyed and degraded by unsustainable activities, and progress towards meeting the CBD target of 10% marine protected areas by 2020 is seriously lagging behind that on land. According to the World Database on Protected Areas (2011), 12.7% of th ...
This side event will provide Parties the opportunity to present their progress in setting national targets and revising their NBSAPs.
The side event will address the potential impact of proposed markets in environmental services and other innovative financial mechanisms on Indigenous Peoples, local communities and women. It will also discuss new phenomena like the financialization of biodiversity and how the proposed bioeconom ...
Following Decisions at CBD COP 10, Parties have been working to revise their NBSAPs, aligning them with the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. UNEP-WCMC and IEEP, with financial support from Defra, and in collaboration with the CBD Secretariat, are undertaking a project to examine the le ...
GEF Secretariat will provide an overview of: 1) the GEF-5 biodiversity strategy; 2) programming of resources during the first two years of GEF-5; and 3) how this support is contributing to the achievement of the Aichi Targets.
The BNHS will conduct the Conservation Education Symposium which will address following themes through three seminars; • Status of Environmental Studies in academic institutions with emphasis on inquiry/project method • Role of Nature Interpretation Centres/Nature Education Centres • Leadersh ...
This side event presents different aspects of how the EU is implementing its committment to the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 through the EU's Biodiversity Strategy to 2020. After a general introduction of the strategy itself, the EU will reflect upon its common implementation framew ...
An assessment of the CBD conducted by the CBD Alliance highlights significant gaps in implementation of the Convention itself as well as of the many COP decisions and instruments adopted since 1992. It also raises concerns over the undermining of the legally binding nature of the CBD, which tran ...
The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership is actively working to support implementation of the recommendations of SBSTTA 15/1 at global, regional and national scales with respect to indicator development and use. This side event supports Agenda Item 3, ‘Implementation of the Strategic Plan for Bi ...
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
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
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
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