SBSTTA 12 - Poster Session

Emerging Issues for Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Climate

The theme of the poster session at the twelfth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to be held in Paris, France from 2 to 6 July 2007, is “Emerging issues for biodiversity conservation in a changing climate”, as agreed by the Bureau of SBSTTA.

Parties, other Governments and relevant United Nations, inter-governmental, non-governmental, regional and international organizations, indigenous and local communities, and the private sector were invited to contribute poster papers and extended abstracts that describe issues for biodiversity conservation emerging from climate change (see a list of suggested themes in the attached form). Contributors were encouraged to link their topics to the 2010 biodiversity targets, the Millennium Development Goals, poverty alleviation and/or any other relevant agreed goals in the framework of the World Summit on Sustainable Development Plan of Implementation, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and other biodiversity-related conventions.

The poster session will be launched on the night of the opening of the twelfth meeting the 2 of July 2007.

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  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme