SBSTTA 12 - Agenda

Twelfth meeting
UNESCO, Paris, 2–6 July 2007


1. Opening of the meeting.

2. Election of officers, adoption of the agenda and organization of work.

3. In-depth reviews:
3.1. Application of the ecosystem approach;
3.2 Implementation of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation.

4. Strategic issues for evaluating progress or supporting implementation of the Convention:
4.1 Review of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and follow-up to decision VIII/9;
4.2 Lessons learned from the preparation of the second edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook;
4.3 Report of the SBSTTA Bureau on ways and means to improve the effectiveness of the Subsidiary Body.

5. Scientific and technical issues of relevance to the implementation of the 2010 target:
5.1 Biodiversity and climate change: proposals for the integration of climate change activities within the programmes of work of the Convention and options for mutually supportive actions addressing climate change within the three Rio conventions;
5.2 Biodiversity of dry and sub-humid lands: guidance on strengthening the assessment of the 2010 targets; and proposals for land use options combining income generation with biodiversity conservation;
5.3 New and emerging issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.

6. Draft provisional agenda, and dates and venue for, the thirteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice.

7. Adoption of the report and closure of the meeting.

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