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Side Event
#3438
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-06

Biodiversity, Health and Sustainable Development

The linkages between achieving better health and ensuring biodiversity conservation and well-functioning ecosytems are increasingly recognized. The implications of these linkages for various goals related to sustainable development and the consequences for natural resources, economic development ...

Side Event
#3445
WG8J-09
2015-11-06

Fair and equitable benefit-sharing for the protection and full realization of the human rights of indigenous peoples and local communities: challenges and opportunities in international law

This event aims to discuss new research findings on actual and potential interactions between the CBD and international human rights law on fair and equitable benefit-sharing of relevance to indigenous peoples and local communities. It will focus on: 1) benefit-sharing from the sustainable use ...

Side Event
#3449
WG8J-09
2015-11-06

Lessons for Implementing FPIC Guidelines

This side event will focus on Conservation International's (CI) experiences in creating and then using our Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in the field, with a particular focus on a case study from Ecuador. We will highlight the participatory process that helped to create C ...

Side Event
#3472
WG8J-09
2015-11-06

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES’ CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STRATEGIC PLAN FOR BIODIVERSITY 2011-2020 – WELCOMING INPUT AND FEEDBACK!

The main objective of the event is to share the outline of a forthcoming publication provisionally entitled "Outlooks on Biodiversity: Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ contributions to the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 - A complement to fourth edition o ...

Side Event
#3473
WG8J-09
2015-11-06

ACCESS AND BENEFIT-SHARING (ABS) IN CANADA: THE JOURNEY, THE ROAD, AND THE DESTINATION

The event examines ongoing developments in Canada to create awareness on ABS pursuant to the Nagoya Protocol pending Canada's ratification. It puts in perspectives the work of an SSHRC-funded research initiative under the auspices of ABS-Canada (abs-canada.ca) which seeks to mobilize stakeholder ...

Side Event
#3437
WG8J-09
2015-11-05

Update on the IGC process and on WIPO´s work on traditional knowledge and genetic resources

This side-event would focus on the latest developments at the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) and on WIPO´s work on TK and GRs.

Side Event
#3470
WG8J-09
2015-11-05

Access and Benefit Sharing: A contextual discussion on Article 8j and Indian Biological Diversity Act 2002 and Rules 2004 - Experiences form UNEP-GEF-MoEFCC project

National Biodiversity Authority, India is currently implementing the first National Project on Access and Benefit Sharing under the UNEP-GEF-MoEF Project on “Strengthening the Implementation of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Rules, 2004, with focus on its Access and Benefit Sharing Provi ...

Side Event
#3447
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-05

GEF-Satoyama Project Forum: Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management in Priority Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes

A newly launched GEF-funded project, the GEF-Satoyama Project, aims to contribute to the mainstreaming of the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The project aims to make contribution to sustainable management of production landscapes and seascapes, so that the society prospers in ...

Side Event
#3459
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-05

GEO BON’S PRE-LAUNCH OF BON IN A BOX: LATIN AMERICA – AN ONLINE TOOLKIT FOR BIODIVERSITY OBSERVATIONS

This side event will involve the pre-launch of BON in a Box: Latin America. BON in a Box (Biodiversity Observation Network in a Box) is an online, customizable and continually updated toolkit for biodiversity observations. It serves as technology transfer and capacity building mechanism that wil ...

Side Event
#3461
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-05

VERTICAL INTEGRATION OF NBSAPS ACROSS LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT: LESSONS LEARNT

SCBD and ICLEI will announce initial results and development for a project, funded by the Japan Biodiversity Fund, to identify best practices and produce guidelines to harmonize implementation of NBSAPs across various levels of government. The presentation will show results with 15 Parties. Mont ...

Side Event
#3462
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-05

WHO IS DOING WHAT TO MOVE TOWARDS AICHI TARGET 2?

Event will give an overview on implementation status and progress, current initiatives and projects, involved countries and stakeholders, different obstacles and opportunities to achieve Aichi Target 2 with a special focus on Natural Capital and Ecosystem Accounting

Side Event
#3466
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-05

Health and Biodiversity: From Policy to Practice

Building on the key messages from the CBD-WHO State of Knowledge review “Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health”, this side event will explore some of the avenues which Parties to the CBD may consider to promote dual health and biodiversity gains within National Biodiversity ...

Side Event
#3436
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-04

Access and Benefit-Sharing Clearing-House

The ABS-CH team invites you to participate in a hands-on interactive training session on the Access Benefit-Sharing Clearing-House. The ABS Clearing-House (https://absch.cbd.int/) is a platform for exchanging information on access and benefit-sharing established by Article 14 of the Nagoya Pro ...

Side Event
#3444
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-04

IPriorities for work on Biodiversity for Poverty Eradication and Development and opportunities to enhance partnerships

Join us for a discussion on Biodiversity for Poverty Eradication and Development, including priorities for Parties, the work of the CBD Secretariat, and opportunities to enhance collaboration and partnership with other entities.

Side Event
#3452
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-04

ASSESSING AND COMMUNICATING PROGRESS TOWARDS THE AICHI BIODIVERSITY TARGETS – A POSTER TOOL

Assessing and communicating how countries and programmes contribute to the achievement of internationally agreed development and conservation goals is a challenging task. Building on experiences with a poster generation tool to illustrate how the implementation of NBSAPs contributes to the 2010 ...

Side Event
#3455
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-04

STRENGTHENING THE SCIENCE-POLICY DIALOGUE ON BIODIVERSITY AND HUMAN HEALTH: OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE STRATEGIC PLAN AND POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA.

A multi-disciplinary panel of experts will discuss key themes and collaborative opportunities at the nexus of biodiversity and human health in line with the findings of SCBD and WHO-led State of Knowledge Review, Connecting Global Priorities Biodiversity and Human Health.

Side Event
#3468
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-04

OPTIONS FOR TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION FOR PARTIES UNDER CBD AND RELATED MEAS - PART 2

This session will focus on innovative approaches to technical and scientific cooperation. Presentations in this session will include the Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative (FERI), the Bar Code of Life and an initiative to support cooperation for CBD Monitoring, Reporting and Verification. E ...

Side Event
#3434
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

LAUNCHING OF REGIONAL REPORTS TITLED “STATE OF BIODIVERSITY IN AFRICA, ASIA PACIFIC, WEST ASIA AND LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN”

UNEP DELC, in collaboration with UNE-WCMC, is developing the second edition of the Regional State of Biodiversity Reports in Africa, Asia-Pacific, West Asia and Latin America and Caribbean, which is a mid-term review of progress towards implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011- ...

Side Event
#3442
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

Biological Invasions in Forests: A Global Problem Impacting Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functions – International Union of Forest Research Organization

Globalization has many benefits but an unintended consequence is the accidental movement of unwanted live species into non-native ecosystems and habitat. Alien species are invading forests in virtually every part of the world and these species represent virtually every animal and plant taxa. Whi ...

Side Event
#3448
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

Ecole d’été francophone sur la comptabilité écosystémique: formation au démarrage de comptes, méthodes, outils et organisation

Présentation de l’école d’été pour la mise en oeuvre de l’objectif d’aiche 2 sur l’intégration des valeurs de la biodiversité dans la comptabilité nationale qui sera organisée en mai 2016 après la réunion du Sbstta 20 à Montréal pendant trois semaines conjointement entre le CIRAD et l’Université ...

Side Event
#3451
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

Indigenous Peoples' and Local Communities' Collective Contributions to Biodiversity Conservation through ICCAs and the Community Conservation Resilience Initiative

Territories and areas conserved by indigenous peoples and local communities (ICCAs) are gaining increasing recognition for their multiple values and significant contributions to biodiversity conservation and restoration, including in several recent CBD Decisions (e.g. XI/14, XI/24, XI/25, XII/3, ...

Side Event
#3456
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

Approaches to assessing progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets on a national level

It is evident that a variety of approaches are used by countries in order to assess progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. This side event will summarise these approaches, using national examples, and explore the strengths, limitations and considerations for use of each of these approa ...

Side Event
#3469
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

ACHIEVING AICHI TARGET 12: TOOLS, RESOURCES AND PARTNERSHIPS

Achieving Aichi Target 12 requires first assessing the conservation status of species to determine its level of threat. Once the conservation status is known, a number of techniques and tools are available to Parties to manage threats and drivers of species extinctions and ultimately to improve ...

Side Event
#3441
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

Interim report on the use of biological control agents against invasive alien species

Summary report from the expert meeting on the use of biological control agents against invasive alien species, in particular release into the environment. The event will further exchange views and comments between the experts and delegates to SBSTTA19

Side Event
#3460
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE BIO-BRIDGE INITIATIVE

The SCBD and the chosen External Partner institution will present the structure and planned activities of the Bio-Bridge Initiative; validate a draft Action Plan, and the criteria for selection and an outline of possible pilot projects. Discussions will focus on the validation of the approach an ...

Side Event
#3463
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

DEMONSTRATION OF THE ON-LINE REPORTING TOOL OF THE CONVENTION

This side event provides an opportunity to demonstrate the on-line reporting tool, developed as requested in COP decisions VIII/14 and XII/29. The tool will allow Parties to make information available concerning progress towards the Aichi Targets as well as national targets set in line with the ...

Side Event
#3464
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

MAINSTREAMING BIODIVERSITY IN PROTECTED AREAS MANAGEMENT: ASSESSING THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF PROTECTED AREAS ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES

This event will present the SAPA (Socioeconomic Assessment of Protected Areas), focusing on recent results from near Kafue National Park (KNP) in Zambia. It will seek to engage stakeholders in a roundtable discussion on the SAPA process and how it can be applied more widely in protected area man ...

Side Event
#3465
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-03

Charting the Course for Achieving Target 11 by 2020

The fourth Global Biodiversity Outlook has reported the quantitative elements of Target 11 (to protect 17% of terrestrial and 10% of coastal and marine areas) are on track to be achieved at the global level by 2020, with only an additional area of 1.6% needed in each case. However, the other ele ...

Side Event
#3433
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Progress in implementing the IPBES Work Programme

In December 2013, the IPBES Plenary adopted a work programme for the period 2014-2018, and implementation of this work programme is well under way. Drawing on examples of ongoing work and the relationship between this work and the work of SBSTTA, this side event will encourage discussion on the ...

Side Event
#3440
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Indigenous and local knowledge in IPBES and CBD – approaches and synergies

IPBES promotes effective engagement with holders of indigenous and local knowledge in all its four functions. This side event will update on the IPBES process on Indigenous and local knowledge, and discuss how the advances in bottom up approaches for community based monitoring (CBMIS) of Aichi ...

Side Event
#3446
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Mainstreaming biodiversity – what does success look like?

Integrating biodiversity values and considerations into sectoral policies and practices is considered essential for successful implementation of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans. While successful initiatives will be shared through the launch of the ‘Mainstreaming biodiversity ...

Side Event
#3457
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Mind the gap – developing indicators for the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

The fourth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-4) demonstrated that biodiversity and ecosystem services are continuing to decline despite an increase in efforts. However, there are a number of key gaps in the suite of global indicators, preventing a full story from being told. Such g ...

Side Event
#3471
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

COLLABORATIVE RESOURCE MOBILIZATION AND KNOWLEDGE FACILITATION THROUGH GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP: ACTIVITIES OF THE INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE SATOYAMA INITIATIVE (IPSI)

The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) has been recognized for its potential and actual contributions to biodiversity conservation in decisions of every CBD COP since 2010, and its membership has been involved in a wide variety of activities for resource mobilization, c ...

Side Event
#3439
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Integrative observation and assessments of marine biodiversity in Asia-Pacific region by the strategic project S-9-5 of Japan

This project, Integrative Observation and Assessments of Marine Biodiversity in Asia region (S-9-5) consists of six research teams; 1) regional biodiversity in Asia, 2) kelp forest and seaweed beds, 3) seagrass beds, 4) coral reefs, 5) plankton communities in pelagic water, and 6) deep-sea chemo ...

Side Event
#3443
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Collective Action by Indigenous peoples and local communities - Reporting and Indicators under Aichi Targets including the financial reporting framework

The contribution of collective action and customary sustainable use by indigenous peoples and local communities to biodiversity conservation and sustainable use has been recognized in several CBD decisions such as at COP12 decisions on Article 8j and Article 10c, as well as Decision XII/3 on Res ...

Side Event
#3453
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Leveraging integrated approaches for achieving forest-related Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the expanded Programme of Work on Forest Biodiversity

To open up a discussion on options for further action to achieve forest-related Aichi Biodiversity Targets, in a mutually supportive manner, presented in SBSTTA document 19/8.

Side Event
#3458
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

Enhancing Synergies between Biodiversity MEAs : Options and Opportunities

The event will focus on recent developments related to enhancing synergies between biodiversity-related MEAs from UNEP and SCBD and will discuss future plans to achieving the desired outcomes.

Side Event
#3467
SBSTTA-19
2015-11-02

OPTIONS FOR TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION FOR PARTIES UNDER CBD AND RELATED MEAS - PART 1

This is the first in a two-part side event that will profile technical and scientific cooperation (TSC) initiatives under the Convention that support Parties in achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Part one explores three broad umbrella initiatives. The second part of the side event will be ...

Side Event
#3258
COP 12
2014-10-17

The Power of Human Awareness in Safeguarding Biodiversity & Sustainable Development

Through history, there has been an awareness of a deep connection between the living system of human thought and the living system of the natural world. Over time however, the awareness of this connection has become critically fragile. We will discuss ways of restoring and strengthening this awa ...

Side Event
#3277
COP 12
2014-10-17

International cooperation and exchange for biodiversity conservation: Dialogue formats on ABS and TEEB

The German Government together with its global development partners Brazil, India and South Africa is supporting a variety of activities in the field of international cooperation striving for an effective implementation of the CBD. Current approaches are e.g. the facilitation of dialogue format ...

Side Event
#3294
COP 12
2014-10-17

Effect of sand mining on biodiversity.

Sand mining is a neglected but serious environmental hazard affecting beaches, creeks and rivers all over the world. Rampant sand mining destroys environment and bio diversity, affects water security and causes land erosion. Developing countries like India, Cambodia and other Asian countries co ...

Side Event
#3298
COP 12
2014-10-17

Traditional medicine: growing presence, resource concerns and possible solutions

Over 60,000 of plants, most of them harvested from the wild, provide essential ingredients for traditional medicine systems and other industries, and support livelihoods of thousands of collectors around the world. Due to multiple reasons wild plants are endangered with one in five threatened wi ...

Side Event
#3306
COP 12
2014-10-17

Protocolo de Nagoya, Pueblos Indigenas y Conocimiento tradicional asociado a recursos geneticos

Se tratara los desafios de la entratada en vigor del Protocolo de Nagoya con un enfoque en conocimientos tradicionales asociados a recursos geneticos

Side Event
#3311
COP 12
2014-10-17

Sharing knowledge and experience among the South East Asian countries and China in the implementation of the Biodiversity Strategic Plan 2011-2020 & Aichi Targets

The China Fund Project on “Strengthening the capacity of South East Asian countries for the implementation of the Biodiversity Strategic Plan 2011-2020 & Aichi Targets”, launched in 2013, aims to promote sharing of knowledge and experience among ASEAN countries and China on the implementation of ...

Side Event
#3355
COP 12
2014-10-17

Community Protocols and the Nagoya Protocol

The side-event will launch a guide on Community Protocols for policy makers and other stakeholders that was developed by UNEP and EDO NSW which was supported by the Government of Spain through the LifeWeb Initiative. The event will also present case studies from five (5) different regions of th ...

Side Event
#3415
COP 12
2014-10-17

ROLE OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN CONVERSVATION AND ACCESS & BENEFIT SHARING OF BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES AS PER THE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY ACT. 2002, INDIA WITH CASE STUDIES

Gervernment of India, enacted the Biological Diversity Act. 2002 in spirit of UN Convention on Biological Diversity and which enabled the local communities have rights on their Biological Resources and its associated traditional knowledge. We would like to bring the notice of internatonal commu ...

Side Event
#3295
COP 12
2014-10-16

Global Understanding in Forestry Education

Forest as the one of ecosystem containing with biodiversity was threatening by human activity for supporting of economic growth and social development. People in every sector and level of education should be aware to create good management in forestry to make sustainable natural resources to fu ...

Side Event
#3331
COP 12
2014-10-16

Using solutions to share knowledge and create evidence-based innovation

Let´s not keep reinventing the wheel but learn from each other´s successes in the management and governance of biodiversity and natural resources. This side event – hosted by the Blue Solutions Initiative of the German Environment Ministry (BMUB) together with its implementing partners GIZ, IUCN ...

Side Event
#3339
COP 12
2014-10-16

Demonstrating the role of biodiversity and ecosystems in delivering good health at low cost

Of the several services that biodiversity provides, a cross-cutting one is the contribution to secure the health of people and life forms in all manifestations – physical, mental and spiritual. While the relevance of biodiversity and related traditional knowledge to mainstream health may be more ...

Side Event
#3369
COP 12
2014-10-16

Patent Activity for Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge: Experience from the UK

This side-event presents the results of research to identify genetic resources and TK in UK international patent activity as part of a project with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and UK Intellectual Property Office. The project aimed to understand the origins of ...

Side Event
#3138
COP 12
2014-10-16

Global Catalogue of Microorganisms (GCM) for tracking, monitoring and benefit sharing of microbial resources worldwide

Managing ex situ collections of microbial strains across the world has been hampered by the lack of an overarching tracking system. The coming into force of the Nagoya Protocol (NP) requires improved clarity on what strains are held where, how they can be accessed, and the conditions under which ...

Side Event
#3146
COP 12
2014-10-16

Nature has no borders – transboundary cooperation to safeguard arctic and boreal biodiversity

A key theme #5 in the recently released Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) concerns identifying and safeguarding important areas for biodiversity. This concerns the need to advance the protection of large areas of ecologically important marine, terrestrial and freshwater habitats, taking into ...

Side Event
#3224
COP 12
2014-10-16

How Sectors Can Contribute To Sustainable Use And Conservation Of Biodiversity

The Global Biodiversity Outlook-4 shows that if the world stays on its current development path, pressures on biodiversity will continue to increase in the coming years, and the state of biodiversity will decline further. To provide better insight into how the pressures on and underlying causes ...

Side Event
#3227
COP 12
2014-10-16

TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION, RESEARCH AND REHABILITATION FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. TERRE POLICY CENTRE

Release of short film on Western Ghats – The ecological balance by Nature and panel discussion on the Western Ghats- sustainable Livelihood for every life . Speakers- Mr Ram Bhooj National programme Officer, ecological sciences. Mr. Shende Rajendra – Former Director UNEP President of the side e ...

Side Event
#3272
COP 12
2014-10-16

Le Protocole de Nagoya et la croissance verte.

La Ministre de l'Environnement du Maroc présentera les projets entamés en relation avec le sujet.

Side Event
#3281
COP 12
2014-10-16

PROMOTING LAWS FOR BIODIVERSITY

IDLO invites COP 12 delegates to learn about the latest tools, innovations and initiatives available to assist CBD Parties to use law to support the national implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets. The IDLO-SCBD Legal Preparedness for Achieving ...

Side Event
#3289
COP 12
2014-10-16

Falconry and Falconer’s Activities associated with Sustainable Wildlife Management

Falconry is a worldwide traditional hunting art using trained birds of prey with a history of over 3,000 years. It is listed as an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Recently, sustainable use of wildlife is being recognized as a way to help conserve biological diversity; sustainable use o ...

Side Event
#3308
COP 12
2014-10-16

Amazon Protected Areas Program (ARPA): past 10 years, future 25 years – financially sound and sustainable Protected Areas for the Biome on a continent wide scale

The event intends to address the accomplishments after 10 years of implementation of the ARPA Program and its future: the 25 year strategy for achieving financial sustainability and sound management of Protected Areas. This is a follow-up side event on the launching of the ARPA for Life initiati ...

Side Event
#3366
COP 12
2014-10-16

Challenges for the basic, applied and commercial reserach community in a post-Nagoya world

Non-commercial research focused on improving our understanding of natural systems, is crucially important to underpin the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity. This is especially true for the, as yet, largely unexplored marine environment. In relation to Article 8a of the Nagoya Protoc ...

Side Event
#3379
COP 12
2014-10-16

What does a win-win-win benefit-sharing mechanism look like under the Nagoya Protocol?

Through an in-depth look at how the cosmetics and fragrance industry create value within their products and innovation systems this event will provide concrete knowledge and recommendations on the formulation and implementation of benefit-sharing mechanisms that can have a win-win-win outcome fo ...

Side Event
#3427
COP 12
2014-10-16

Conserving Biodiversity at the African Development Bank (AfDB)

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is a premier multilateral development finance institution. It is one of the five major global multilateral development banks (MDBs) in the world. The AfDB was established in 1964 to contribute to the economic development and social progress of its region ...

Side Event
#3140
COP 12
2014-10-16

Does biodiversity matter for development? EU's development cooperation launches its B4Life Flagship Initiative.

The EU Biodiversity for Life (B4Life) flagship initiative is designed to help developing countries protect ecosystems, combat wildlife crime and develop green economies. It takes the novel approach of emphasising the economic benefits of protecting biodiversity and ecosystems in the interest of ...

Side Event
#3149
COP 12
2014-10-16

Connecting the islands to complete the biodiversity puzzles

Island conservation is the hot issue nowadays. Life forms started from deep sea and flourished on islands. Roots up conservation action is very crucial to establish a long term support and impact on local people. Therefore, constant communication between different stake holders and massive envir ...

Side Event
#3191
COP 12
2014-10-15

Beyond Tigers

Beyond Tigers would highlight the manner in which tigers promote (and could further promote) CBD objectives, particularly Aichi Targets 11 and 12. The event will highlight how tiger conservation efforts have mobilized funds which protect the wider ecosystems in which the species is found, thus a ...

Side Event
#3212
COP 12
2014-10-15

Managing coastal marine biodiversity in India: Can participatory approaches make a difference?

Protection of biodiversity in India has a long tradition with some remarkable success when it comes to terrestrial ecosystems. Similar efforts for marine areas along the coast proved to be much more difficult, mainly because of the enormous pressure on natural resources exerted by an ever increa ...

Side Event
#3222
COP 12
2014-10-15

EXTERNAL RESPONSIBILITY. AN ASSESSMENT OF ITS EFFECTS ON GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY LOSS

The growing internationalization of the economy is responsible for the effects that domestic decisions have beyond any political or administrative boundaries. That applies not only to States and unions of States such as the European Union, but also to subnational and local governments. In the co ...

Side Event
#3235
COP 12
2014-10-15

TEEB India Initiative – Implementing Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Drawing example from India, the side event will present how TEEB implementation at national and sub-national levels could support countries towards achieving Aichi Biodiversity Targets. A presentation on the TEEB India Initiative (TII) and National Biodiversity Targets 2020 will be made, follow ...

Side Event
#3273
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity Bright Spots High Level Event: Celebrating Leadership in Resource Mobilization and Commitment to Action

This high-level, invitation-only evening event will be focused on celebrating country successes in light of the opportunities for replication and scaling up innovative approaches to mobilize resources identified during the bright spots exchange. During this evening reception, high level represen ...

Side Event
#3286
COP 12
2014-10-15

FUNBIO: a strategic mechanism in pursuit of financial sustainability of Brazilian protected areas

Support for Protected Areas (PAs) have been the main focus of the work of FUNBIO the past 18 years. On the one hand, FUNBIO designed financial mechanisms for resource mobilization from different sources and on the other hand has created mechanisms to assure that these resources reach the PAs as ...

Side Event
#3309
COP 12
2014-10-15

POSEIDON ARMY -Empowering Youth for Coastal Bio Diversity Management

How a youth volunteer can be improved to conserve the marine biodiversity and oceanic natural resources for any country by developing a National Strategy and Management Plan for Marine ecosystems conservation by introducing marine researches and conservation programs. Further it will build up e ...

Side Event
#3315
COP 12
2014-10-15

ITTO-CITES Programme for Implementing CITES Listing of Tropical Tree Species. CITES and ITTO: Working together to sustain tropical tree species.

The survival of CITES-listed tree species in their natural range cannot be separated from broader forest management. In this context, the Secretariats of ITTO and CITES initiated in 2006 a joint program to assist CITES Parties and ITTO Members with implementation of the CITES Convention. During ...

Side Event
#3354
COP 12
2014-10-15

Transboundary cooperation in the European and Fennoscandian Green Belt - a joint effort towards a European-wide ecological network

Transboundary cooperation aiming for nature conservation and mainstreaming biodiversity has a great potential world-wide. Side-event provides inspiring insights, experience and possible solutions on transboundary nature conservation and peaceful and sustainable development of the larger border ...

Side Event
#3383
COP 12
2014-10-15

Revolutionising the international trade system through sustainable use of biodiversity

This event will offer participants the opportunity to learn how fashion and cosmetics industries are fostering innovation across Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe to transform their industries and the policies that govern them so that positive conservation impacts can be created and sustain ...

Side Event
#3390
COP 12
2014-10-15

Developing capacities in Africa and ACP countries to make the NP operational

With the Nagoya Protocol entering into force demand for capacity development will further increase. Based on lessons learned during the last years the ABS Capacity Development Initiative and its partners are reflecting how to adjust their capacity development strategy. Panelists will present the ...

Side Event
#3120
COP 12
2014-10-15

TAKING BUSINESS EFFORTS TO PROTECT BIODIVERSITY AND NATURAL CAPITAL – TANGIBLE EXAMPLES FOR BUSINESS ACTION

The 'Biodiversity in Good Company' Initiative was one of the first initiatives worldwide organizing companies who are willing to commit themselves to the protection and sustainable use of biodiversity – a role model mentioned in CoP 10 Decision X/21 on Business Engagement. The initiative is a fo ...

Side Event
#3160
COP 12
2014-10-15

Protecting Brazilian Nature: Improving the Protected Areas System, Knowledge and Conservation Tools

The Biodiversity Conservation Actions Support Program, which was launched by the Boticário Group Foundation for Nature Protection in 1991, has invested over US$ 14 million in Brazil on 1,377 projects by 480 institutions. These projects have benefited 445 protected areas and have studied 235 enda ...

Side Event
#3244
COP 12
2014-10-15

South Africa's Implementation of the Aichi Targets

Presentation and panel discussion on the successes and challenges in terms of Rhino Conservation

Side Event
#3253
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity criteria for REDD+ - how science can contribute to make safeguards work

For the implementation of REDD+, biodiversity is considered as one of the key elements of safeguards. Biodiversity is also highly related to both ecosystem and social services from tropical forests. Practical, effective, and efficient criteria and indicators to secure biodiversity are called for ...

Side Event
#3302
COP 12
2014-10-15

Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. EC DG Research and UNEP

The policy brief titled “Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. EC DG Research and UNEP” will be presented at the side event in collaboration with EC DG Research. A selected speaker will draw attention to best practices and showcase the variety of approaches for the proposed topic. Also, the ...

Side Event
#3310
COP 12
2014-10-15

Collections and Collaboration: how can ex situ collections help facilitate research and foster cooperation?

Panel discussion on the role of ex situ collections under the Nagoya Protocol, featuring ex situ collections professionals and ABS regulators, prefaced by short presentations on two EU-Brazil 2013 workshops and the role of collections under the new EU regulation on ABS and Brazilian legislation- ...

Side Event
#3370
COP 12
2014-10-15

Valuing the Deep: Marine Genetic Resources in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

The United Nations General Assembly is debating a possible implementing agreement (or agreements) on marine biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction. Access and benefit-sharing may be one component of any implementing agreement with a decision expected in 2015. This side event presents ...

Side Event
#3380
COP 12
2014-10-15

CONNECTING THE BIODIVERSITY OF CHEONSU BAY IN SEOSAN, AN INTERNATIONALLY IMPORTANT WETLAND IN KOREA, WITH LOCAL CULTURES AND PROMOTING THEM

* Background and purpose: To make a diagnosis of the values of biodiversity in Cheonsu bay which constitutes the East-Asian Australasian Flyway and serves as a large stop-over and wintering ground for migratory water birds including Hooded Crane, Oriental White-stork, Baikal Teal etc. and also t ...

Side Event
#3395
COP 12
2014-10-15

BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

The environmental crisis due to climate change, ecosystem degradation, decrease in biodiversity, increase in population, and many interrelated factors have continued to deteriorate human health and exacerbate poverty and food insecurity in the ASEAN region. Hence, there is an urgent need to enha ...

Side Event
#3426
COP 12
2014-10-15

MUTUALLY SUPPORTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL AND THE INTERNATIONAL TREATY ON PGRFA

Both the COP and the Governing Body of the International Treaty have repeatedly emphasized the necessity for close cooperation and coordination between the Convention and the International Treaty, and their respective Secretariats. The Nagoya Protocol acknowledges the International Treaty and it ...

Side Event
#3113
COP 12
2014-10-15

Toward achieving Aichi Biodiversity Targets by 2020 ~ Contribution of Sub-National Governments

The Aichi Biodiversity Targets are 20 ambitious goals that make up part of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020, adopted by the parties in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture in 2010. The targets provide a framework for action for all stakeholders, including sub-national and local government ...

Side Event
#3124
COP 12
2014-10-15

Privately managed protected areas – helping achieve the Aichi Targets

Privately managed protected areas (PPAs) are underrepresented in national protected area systems and under reported internationally despite the fact that they are a rapidly growing element of the conservation estate. This side event will draw on the results of a two-year project which has review ...

Side Event
#3211
COP 12
2014-10-14

A Series of Reviews on International Collaboration for the Aichi Biodiversity Targets: A Case of Japan and Partner Nations

This side event will be “the initial review session” in the series of four CBD COP side events up to 2020 when the Aichi Biodiversity Targets will be concluded. Our prime objective of the side events is to discuss effective approaches and strategies to achieve the Targets and make recommendation ...

Side Event
#3215
COP 12
2014-10-14

NIEMA: Code of Conduct for Culture Collections, Microbial Resource Centers and Scientists using Microbes under the Nagoya Protocol

Since 2006, the microbial resource centers (MRCs) under Asian Consortium for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Microbial Resources (ACM) have been working on the development of legitimate and practical scheme for exchanging microbial resources between ACM member MRCs. Especially after the ...

Side Event
#3218
COP 12
2014-10-14

LIFE Certification - Pre-eminent Biological Methodology for Businesses

LIFE Certification is an international tool for businesses concerned with the increasing risks of global ecological thresholds and the negative impacts to Natural Capital. With reliable, transparent and independent audits, a LIFE certified business can more effectively communicate its voluntary ...

Side Event
#3230
COP 12
2014-10-14

ABS and non-commercial research: Benefits and lessons learnt from collaborations

How to account for the multiple benefits derived from projects on basic research, can be challenging, as the benefits do not necessarily fall into the typical idea of monetary benefits. But there are immediate and long-term benefits that contribute both, to conservation and sustainable use of bi ...

Side Event
#3247
COP 12
2014-10-14

Biodiversity and Business

Biodiversity and Business: economic value for companies

Side Event
#3263
COP 12
2014-10-14

Assessment of progress of work by the COP

The side event will focus both on the ongoing work for the decisions to be taken at COP 12, as well as an assessment of the implementation of previous COP decisions. Joint side event between CBDA and TWN

Side Event
#3264
COP 12
2014-10-14

Presentation of a Draft Sourcebook of opportunities for enhancing cooperation and collaboration among the biodiversity-related conventions at the national and regional levels

As part of the UNEP project “Improving the effectiveness of and cooperation among biodiversity-related conventions and exploring opportunities for further synergies”, funded by the European Union and the Swiss Government, a Sourcebook of opportunities for enhancing cooperation among the biodive ...

Side Event
#3300
COP 12
2014-10-14

How can Science really add value to global biodiversity governance? – discussing the effectiveness of Science-Policy-Interfaces

Science-Policy-Interfaces (SPIs) in the biodiversity arena aim at synthesizing the best possible knowledge basis to inform political decision-making, and being relevant, credible and legitimate. Besides scientific results on the status and trends of biodiversity, this also implies the scientific ...

Side Event
#3382
COP 12
2014-10-14

Workshop on the Establishment and Implementation of the Local Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (LBSAP) for Sub-national Governments

A working-level meeting for sub-national governments on the establishment and implementation of the Local Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (LBSAP) geared towards reinforcing the ground for local biodiversity policies in the CBD COP12 participating countries, and providing measures to lin ...

Side Event
#3404
COP 12
2014-10-14

SEMINAR ON CONSERVATION OF HABITATS FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES

Share research findings about “The impact of expressway construction on Endangered species,” Main subjects : Study on Otters’ habitats and eating habits; Creation of alternative habitats for endangered species

Side Event
#3137
COP 12
2014-10-14

Meeting sustainable development objectives: opportunities and limits to biodiversity offsets

The conservation of global biodiversity alongside economic development is a key challenge for the 21st century. Impact mitigation and biodiversity offset need to be contextualised in the broader context of biodiversity, climate change and sustainable development. To allow biodiversity offset sc ...

Side Event
#3188
COP 12
2014-10-14

Présentation de l'Atlas de l'empreinte écologique et de la biocapacité des pays francophones

Cet Atlas, fruit d’une collaboration entre l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie et le Global Footprint Network, avec l’appui d’autres partenaires, dont la FRANCE et la Wallonie, vise à améliorer et à approfondir la compréhension de l'Empreinte écologique et des tendances de la biocap ...

Side Event
#3217
COP 12
2014-10-14

ACHIEVING AICHI TARGETS AND SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE MARINE AND COASTAL PROGRAMME OF WEST AFRICA (PRCM)

This side event will showcase some progress in West Africa towards Aichi Targets achievement. Species and habitats have been facing increasing pressure in West Africa: Overexploitation, critical habitat destruction, pollution, urbanization, growing extractive industry, and uncontrolled tourism ...

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