SBSTTA-08 Outcomes

Meeting Documents

SBSTTA-08

Final Report

Report of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice on the work of its eighth meeting

Recommendations

1.
Main theme: mountain biodiversity
2.
Inland water ecosystems: review, further elaboration and refinement of the programme of work
3.
Marine and coastal biodiversity: review, further elaboration and refinement of the programme of work
4.
Dry and sub-humid lands biodiversity: matters requested by the Conference of the Parties in paragraphs 5 and 6 of its decision V/23 and decision VI/4
5.
Biological diversity and tourism: draft guidelines for activities related to sustainable tourism development and biological diversity and case-studies on the implementation of the guidelines
6.
Operational plan of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and assessment of recommendations made to the Conference of the Parties by the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
7.
Multi-year programme of work of the Conference of the Parties up to 2010
1.
Provisional agenda
2.
Adoption of the agenda - Annotations to the provisional agenda
3.
Progress in the implementation of the thematic programmes of work
4.
Progress in the implementation of the programmes of work on cross cutting issues
5.
Report of the chair of the subsidiary body on scientific, technical technological advice on the inter-sessional activities of the bureau
6.
Mountain biological diversity: Status and trends of, and threats to, mountain biological diversity
At its fourth meeting, held in 1998, the Conference of the Parties in its decision IV/16 selected mountain ecosystems as one of the items for in-depth consideration during its seventh meeting. In the same decision the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) and other subsidiary bodies were requested to prepare proposals for their programmes of work on this subject. At its seventh meeting, SBSTTA decided that mountain biological diversity would be the main theme for its eighth meeting.
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Mountain Biological Diversity: Measures taken for the conservation and sustainable use of mountain biological diversity
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Mountain biological diversity: Proposed elements for a programme of work on mountain biological diversity
Secretary prepare a draft programme of work on mountain biological diversity. In response to this decision, the present document contains proposed elements for a programme of work on mountain biological diversity. The goal of this draft programme of work is to promote the implementation of the overall objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity in natural and man-modified mountain ecosystems. Specifically, the proposed elements for a work programme focus on conservation and sustainable use; institutional and socio-economic enabling environment; and monitoring and assessment.
9.
Mountain biological diversity: Indicative list of technologies relevant to the conservation and sustainable use of mountain biological diversity and other related thematic areas and cross-cutting themes
The Executive Secretary has prepared the present note listing examples of technologies relevant to mountain biological diversity, the main theme of the eighth meeting of SBSTTA, and also relevant to other thematic areas and cross-cutting themes.
10.
Inland water ecosystems: Review, further elaboration and refinement of the programme of work
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Status and trends of, and threats to, inland water biological diversity
12.
Biological diversity of inland water ecosystems: elements for the further elaboration and refinement of the programme of work
13.
Work plan for developing methods and techniques for the valuation of goods and services of inland water ecosystems, incentives and policy reform, and the understanding of ecosystem function
14.
Provision of scientific advice and further guidance to assist in the national elaboration of Annex I of the Convention, as pertaining to inland water ecosystems: options for national elaboration of the indicative list of categories of components of inland water biological diversity important for its conservation and sustainable use
15.
Methods and regional guidelines for the rapid assessment of inland water biodiversity for different types of inland water ecosystems
16.
Marine and coastal biodiversity: review, further elaboration and refinement of the programme of work
17.
Summary report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Marine and Coastal Protected Areas
18.
Marine and coastal biodiversity: Summary report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Marine and Coastal Protected Areas<br>Corigendum 1
19.
Marine and coastal biodiversity: Summary report of the Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group on Mariculture
20.
Conservation and sustainable use of deep seabed genetic resources beyond national jurisdiction: study of the relationship between the Convention on Biological Diversity and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
21.
Dry and sub-humid lands Biodiversity: Matters requested by the Conference of the Parties in paragraphs 5 and 6 of its decision V/23 and decision VI/4
22.
Biological diversity and tourism: draft guidelines for activities related to sustainable tourism development and biological diversity and case-studies on the implementation of the guidelines
23.
Strategic plan of the subsidiary body on scientific, technical and technological advice
24.
Operations of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice - Review of SBSTTA recommendations made to the Conference of the Parties
25.
Review of SBSTTA recommendations made to the Conference of the Parties
26.
Multi-year programme of work of the Conference of the Parties up to 2010
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Preparation for the Ninth Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice: Draft provisional agenda