29 - 31 May 2017, Oslo, Norway
11 - 13 September 2012, Svalbard, Norway
19 - 23 November 1990, Nairobi, Kenya
11 - 15 October 1993, Geneva, Switzerland
The first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI 1) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) came to a close on 6 May 2016 in Montreal, Canada. Delegates from around the world advanced attention on national action by recommending tools and approaches for implementing the S ...
24 - 29 September 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
17 - 18 June 2010, Paris, France
16 - 18 November 1988, Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: SCBD/OES/NP/cr/74590 (2010-226)
To: CBD National Focal Points
I am pleased to inform you that a partnership agreement established between the CBD Secretariat and Birdlife International to support implementation of the Strategic Plan and attainment of the Aichi-Nagoya targets launched at COP 10 was formalized on 20 December by signature of a Memorandum of U ...English
17 - 29 November 2018, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
7 - 18 October 2019, New Delhi, India
11 - 15 March 2019, Nairobi, Kenya
23 September - 3 October 1991, Nairobi, Kenya
14 - 18 March 2011, Bali, Indonesia
21 - 25 August 2011, Merida, Mexico
22 - 24 February 2017, Bali, Indonesia
3 - 7 May 2021, Virtual, Rome, Italy
25 - 27 March 2024, Montreal, Canada
Montreal – 13 November 2006: The 24 experts who participated in the Brainstorming Meeting on South-South Cooperation (SSC) on Biodiversity in Montreal from 6-8 November 2006 laid the groundwork for a plan of action to enhance the capacity of developing countries.<br><br><table width=120> <tr><b> ...
Montreal, 9 July 2008. On 9 July 2008, leaders of the G8 committed themselves to a ground-breaking plan for action to stem the loss of biodiversity. In the Declaration of the G8 2008 Hokkaido Toyako Summit that concluded today in Japan.
Montreal, 30 June 2010 – At their annual summit, held on 25-26 June in Muskoka, Canada, leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) have again emphasized the critical importance of biodiversity to human well-being, sustainable development and poverty eradication, and highlighted the serious threat posed ...
28 - 29 April 2009, Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: SCBD/OES/BD/AF/NP/fd/cr/83806 (2014-111)
To: CBD National Focal Points
General Measures for Conservation and Sustainable Use
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ab/77581 (2011-176)
To: All CBD National Focal Points
I am very pleased to inform you that at the kind invitation of the Government of Switzerland, the second meeting of the past, present and incoming COP Presidencies was convened under the chairmanship of Japan, acting as COP 10 President, on 3 September 2011 in Bogis-Bossey, Switzerland. The par ...English Spanish French
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/73985 (2010-179)
To: All CBD, CPB Focal Points, International Organizations, NGOs, ILCs
With the financial support of the Government of Switzerland, an International Ministerial Forum of past, present and upcoming presidencies of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was held in Geneva on 3 September at the Château de Bossey in Switzerland. T ...English Spanish French
Nagoya, Japan, 28 October – German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the special MIDORI Prize for biodiversity in recognition for her special contribution to saving biodiversity during the International Year of Biodiversity. The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity was announced at an awards ceremony ...
Bonn, 22 May— On the occasion of the celebration of the International Day for Biological Diversity, Mr. Sigmar Gabriel, Minister of Environment of Germany and President of the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, announced the measures taken t ...
Reference: SCBD/OES/AD/ar/70359 (2010-010)
To: All Focal Points of the CBD
It gives me great pleasure to inform you that a special issue of the flagship magazine devoted to the 2010 International Year of Biodiversity is now available on the Convention’s website at: http://www.cbd.int/doc/newsletters/gincana/cbd-gincana-07-en.pdfEnglish
Glasgow, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
22 - 24 June 2015, Rome, Italy
1 - 3 June 2020, Rome, Italy
12 - 14 March 2012, Brasilia, Brazil
Montreal, 26 August 2021 – The Government of Colombia, under the leadership of President Iván Duque Márquez, is hosting a hybrid Biodiversity PreCOP event on Monday, 30 August from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Colombia time/GMT-5) to discuss priorities and expectations for an ambitious and effective ...
The Convention on Biological Diversity closed the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties today with Governments committing to step up actions to achieve, by the end of the decade, the Aichi Biodiversity Targets agreed four years ago, and contribute to the sustainable development agenda.
Lack of resources to prevent global biodiversity loss and funds for megadiverse countries emerged as some of the major challenges during the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) meeting in Rome. More than 600 delegates from 126 countries negotiated a "zero-draft" to prepare a framework to protect ...
8 November 2018 - The global community will lay the groundwork for action over the next few decades to protect biodiversity and nature at the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference , scheduled to take place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt from 17 to 29 November 2018.
18 November 2018 – The 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference opened yesterday in the seaside town of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt with an opening ceremony that included an address from President of Egypt, H.E. Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi, who emphasized the crucial importance of the meeting f ...
1 - 3 June 2017, Madeira, Portugal
17 January 2014, Geneva, Switzerland
Handling of Biotechnology and Distribution of its Benefits
7 - 9 September 2009, Stromstad, Sweden
Reference: SCBD/OES/EM/DC/CE/89822 (2021-068)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, ABS Focal Points
Reference: SCBD/OES/DC/moc/85746 (2016-072)
To: CBD, CPB and ABS National Focal Points