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2007

2007-12-21

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SCBD/SEL/LG/61402 (2007-164)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Peer review of document on the periodicity of meetings and organization of work of the Conference of the Parties
I have the pleasure to invite you to take part in the peer review of the attached document. I would be grateful to receive your comments as soon as possible but not later than 15 February 2008 to allow for the refinement of the document in light of the comments received and its timely review by the COP Bureau before its distribution to the ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
Action required by 2008-02-15
2007-04-02

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SCBD/SEL/SH/MRe/54701 (2007-041)
Notification to: All CBD National Focal Points
Reminder - Decision VIII/29: Liability and Redress (Article 14, paragraph 2) Examples of national/domestic legislation and case-studies.
I am pleased to inform you that, in accordance with decision VIII/29, paragraph 2, the submissions received in response to the above mentioned notification are now available on the Secretariat website at: http://www.biodiv.org/liability/legislations.shtml. I wish to thank those Parties and Governments that provided information and invite others to do likewise to ensure the availability of up-to-date information on current developments in national legislation. Submissions will be welcomed at your earliest convenience and if possible prior to 15 September 2007.
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
Action required by 2007-09-15

2006

2006-08-16

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SCBD/BS/WDY/jh/54737R (2006-088)
Notification to: Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) National Focal Points CBD National Focal Points (where CPB focal points have not yet been designated) Relevant international organizations and stakeholder
REMINDER: Recommendations of the second meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (BSLR WG-2) requesting action from Governments
Please refer to the Secretariat’s earlier communication (Ref.: SCBD/BS/WDY/jh/54737) dated 8 May 2006 conveying recommendations of the second meeting of the Ah Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (BSWG-L&R/2) which, among other things, invited Parties, other Governments, relevant international organizations and stakeholders to submit views.
Subject(s): Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, Liability and Redress
Action required by 2006-09-29
2006-05-05

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SCBD/SEL/DO/NFPs/54701 (2006-032)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Decision VIII/29: Liability and Redress (Article 14, paragraph 2) - Examples of national/domestic legislation and case-studies
I wish to draw your attention to decision VIII/29 adopted by the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP-8) to the Convention on Biological Diversity held in Curitiba, Brazil, from 20 to 31 March 2006. By paragraph 2 of the decision, the Conference of the Parties “invites Parties and other Governments to submit to the Executive Secretary examples of national/domestic legislation and case-studies relating to liability and redress for damage to biological diversity, including approaches to valuation and restoration, and requests the Executive Secretary to compile this information and disseminate it through the clearing-house mechanism. (French version and Spanish version)
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
Action required by 2006-09-29

2005

2005-09-06

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SCBD/SEL/DBO/mr/50404 (2005-097)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

I am pleased to inform you that the Secretariat has completed the selection of participants to the Experts Meeting on Liability and Redress under Article 14 (2) of the Convention to be held on 12 - 14 October 2005, in Montreal, Canada on the basis of nominations received from Parties, Governments and relevant international organizations. The list of selected experts is attached to this notification.
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
2005-08-26

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SCBD/SEL/DBO/mr/48162 (2005-096)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points in CEE Countries

This Notification serves to inform Parties from the CEE countries that the deadline to nominate experts for the said-meeting has been extended in their case up to 2 September 2005. It would be greatly appreciated if nominations would be sent to Mr. Mathieu Régnier, Fax.: 001-514-288-6588 or per email (mathieu.regnier@biodiv.org).
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
Action required by 2005-09-02
2005-05-09

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SCBD/SEL/DO/RR/48162 (2005-054)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points and relevant organizations

I am pleased to inform you that, with the generous financial support of the European Community, the meeting of the group of legal and technical experts has been scheduled to take place from 12 to 14 October 2005 in Montreal, Canada. Accordingly, Parties and Governments are hereby invited to submit their nominations of suitably qualified legal and technical experts to the Secretariat, as soon as practicable, but in any case no later than 19 August 2005.
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
Action required by 2005-08-19

2004

2004-05-18

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SCBD/SEL/DO/RR/43821 (2004-040)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

The Conference of the Parties requested the Executive Secretary to convene a group of legal and technical experts to review information and conduct further analysis of pertinent issues relating to liability and redress in the context of paragraph 2 of Article 14 of the Convention. The meeting of this group has been tentatively scheduled to take place from 17 to 19 January 2006 in Montreal, Canada, and the Secretariat invites Parties and Governments to provide financial resources to facilitate the holding of the meeting
Subject(s): Liability and Redress

2003

2003-04-25

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SCBD/SEL/DO/RR/36512 (2003-042)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

Due to lack of financial resources, the meeting of the Group of Legal and Technical Experts on Liability and Redress, which had been tentatively scheduled to be held from 27 to 29 May 2003, is postponed. A new date for the meeting will be announced if and when adequate funding is available
(see also Notification 2003-034)
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
2003-04-01

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SCBD/SEL/DO/RR/34317 (2003-034)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

Dates for the meeting of the Group of Legal and Technical Experts have been changed. This meeting will now take place in Montreal, Canada from 27 to 29 May 2003, subject to the availability of funds
(See also Notification 2003-005)
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
2003-01-17

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SCBD/SEL/DO/32985 (2003-005)
Notification to: National Focal Points

Subject to the availability of funds, the Executive Secretary has decided to convene a group of legal and technical experts, as envisaged in decision VI/11, from 24-26 June 2003. Governments are invited to submit the names and curriculum vitae of suitably qualified legal and technical experts to the Secretariat no later than 1 March 2003 in order to facilitate the selection of members of the group of experts.
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
Action required by 2003-03-01

2002

2002-07-04

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SCBD/SEL/DBO (2002-055)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points

Parties are requested to provide the Secretariat with relevant information concerning issues listed in paragraph 2 of Decision VI/11. The information will enable the Executive Secretary to prepare documentation for the meeting of the group of legal and technical experts scheduled for June 2003.
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
Action required by 2002-12-31

2001

2001-05-09

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(2001-032)

Workshop on Liability and Redress in the Context of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Paris, France, 18-20 June 2001.
The purpose of the workshop is to review the state of international law relating to liability and redress for transboundary environmental damage and to provide guidance to the Conference of the Parties regarding its consideration of a process for reviewing Article 14, paragraph 2, of the Convention
Subject(s): Liability and Redress
2001-01-19

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SCBD/SEL/DO (2001-006)

Letter from the Executive Secretary to all National Focal Points inviting Governments to nominate experts for the Workshop on Liability and Redress organized by the Government of France and the Secretariat of the CBD (decision V/18) to take place in Paris, France, from 11 to 13 June 2001
Subject(s): Liability and Redress

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  • United Nations Environment Programme