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2012

2012-07-11

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SCBD/SEL/OH/cr/80135 (2012-105)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Biodiversity-friendly tourism practices, the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development and cooperation with UNWTO
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
Action required by 2012-08-10

2010

2010-03-03

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SCBD/SEL/OH/cr/fs/70937 (2010-042)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, Indigenous and Local Community Organizations
Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities in Latin America and the Caribbean on Information Technologies, Tourism and Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems - Workshop III: Forest Ecosystems, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, Panama City, Panama, 6-8 April 2010
I am pleased to inform Parties of the selection of representatives of indigenous and local communities to receive financial assistance in order to participate in the third workshop, with a focus on forests in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. The workshop was made possible by the support of Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The workshop will take place in Panama City, Panama, from 6 to 8 April 2010.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j)

2009

2009-09-15

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SCBD/SEL/OH/cr/cm/68036 (2009-114)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of Latin America and the Caribbean region, Indigenous and Local Community Organizations
Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities in Latin America and the Caribbean on Information Technologies, Tourism and Biodiversity in Forest Ecosystems - Workshop III: Forest Ecosystems, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, Ecuador, 9-11 December 2009
In decision IX/13, E7 on Article 8(j) and related provisions, the Conference of Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) requested the Executive Secretary to convene, subject to the availability of financial resources, further regional and sub-regional workshops on community-friendly communication tools on traditional knowledge related to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Decisions VIII/5, B13 and D6(a) on Article 8(j), similarly requested the Executive Secretary to convene regional and sub-regional workshops to assist indigenous and local communities in capacity-building, education and training, as well as in using new information and web-based technologies and in establishing communication networks.
Subject(s): Forest Biodiversity, Tourism and Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j)

2008

2008-10-10

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SCBD/SEL/OH/cr/65217 (2008-136)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Indigenous Communities, Tourism and Biodiversity Workshop Series: New Information and Web-based Technologies Pacific Islands Workshop 3-5 November 2008, Apia, Samoa
As per Notification 2008-088 (Ref.: SCBD/SEL/OH/cr/64300) dated 22 July 2008, and thanks to the generous financial contribution of the government of Spain, I am pleased to inform Parties of the selection of representatives of indigenous and local communities to receive financial assistance in order to participate in the second workshop, with a focus on islands in the Pacific region.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j)
2008-07-24

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SCBD/RS/OH/cr/am/64482 (2008-094)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of Australia, France, New Zealand, United States, and United Kingdom
Indigenous Communities, Tourism and Biodiversity Workshop Series: New Information and Web-based Technologies Workshop II: Islands, Pacific Region.
In response to COP decisions IX/13 E 7, VIII/5 D 6(a), and VIII/5 B 13, the Secretariat is continuing a series of training workshops to support indigenous management of biodiversity and tourism products. As described in Notification 64300 of 22 July 2008, these workshops aim to reinforce the sustainable use of biodiversity in tourism through bolstering the web-based capacities of indigenous tourism operators. The CBD Secretariat, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Region Environment Programme (SPREP) and the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI) of Auckland University of Technology (AUT), is planning an indigenous tourism workshop focusing on islands, to be held in Samoa from 3 to 5 November 2008.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j)
2008-07-24

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SCBD/RS/OH/cr/am/64482 (2008-093)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points of Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu
Indigenous Communities, Tourism and Biodiversity Workshop Series: New Information and Web-based Technologies. Workshop II: Islands, Pacific Region
In response to COP decisions IX/13 E 7, VIII/5 D 6(a), and VIII/5 B 13, the Secretariat is continuing a series of training workshops to support indigenous management of biodiversity and tourism products. As described in Notification 64300 of 22 July 2008, these workshops aim to reinforce the sustainable use of biodiversity in tourism through bolstering the web-based capacities of indigenous tourism operators. The CBD Secretariat, in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Region Environment Programme (SPREP) and the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI) of Auckland University of Technology (AUT), is planning an indigenous tourism workshop focusing on islands, to be held in Samoa from 3 to 5 November 2008.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j)
2008-07-22

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SCBD/SEL/OH/cr/64300 (2008-088)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Indigenous Communities, Tourism and Biodiversity Workshop Series: New Information and Web-based Technologies Workshop II: Islands, Pacific Region
In decision IX/13, E7 on Article 8(j) and related provisions, the Conference of Parties (COP) requested the Executive Secretary to convene, subject to the availability of financial resources, further regional and sub-regional workshops on community-friendly communication tools on traditional knowledge related to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j)

2007

2007-11-13

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SCBD/SEL/OJ/OH/CR/60736 (2007-142)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
New Information and Web-based Technologies - The Arctic Region Workshop, 19-22 November 2007, Quebec City, Canada
Pursuant to paragraphs B.II.13 and C.6.(a) of Decision VIII/5, as well as paragraphs 3.(c).(ii) and 8 of Decision VII/14, I have the honour to inform you that the Secretariat has received, to-date, a total of US$ 70,091.30 from donors in support of the participation of indigenous representatives in the Arctic Region Workshop on Indigenous Communities, Tourism and Biodiversity: New Information and Web-based Technologies, to be held in Quebec City, Canada, on 19-22 November 2007.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
2007-08-02

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SCBD/SEL/OH/JS/CR/59168 (2007-100)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Workshops for indigenous and local communities on web-based technologies, in particular on the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development
In paragraph 8 of Decision VII/14, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) "invites Parties, Governments and relevant organizations to provide indigenous and local communities with capacity-building and financial resources to support their active participation in tourism policy-making, development planning, product development and management indicated by the Guidelines".
Subject(s): Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices - Article 8(j), Tourism and Biodiversity
2007-04-17

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SCBD/SEL/OH/MRe/58085 (2007-047)
Notification to: National Focal Points, relevant international organizations and initiatives, Convention Secretariats
Decision VII/14: Publication of the User’s Manual on the Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development.
I am pleased to inform you that, after a comprehensive consultative process, and with the financial support of the Government of Germany, the Secretariat has finalized a users’ manual entitled "Managing Tourism and Biodiversit", which is accessible at: http://www.biodiv.org/doc/programmes/socio-eco/tourism/tourism-manual-en.pdf. Copies will be sent to all CBD National Focal Points, related United Nations Organizations, leading experts, NGOs and industry associations.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
2007-03-01

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SCBD/OES/NB/57593 (2007-027)
Notification to: National Focal Points Business and biodiversity contacts
Release of CBD Business Newsletter (Travel & Tourism).
I am pleased to inform you that the second issue of the Secretariat’s newsletter on business and biodiversity, Business.2010, has been posted on the CBD Website. This issue focuses on the travel and tourism industry and can be downloaded at the following addresses:
http://www.biodiv.org/doc/newsletters/news-biz-2007-03-high-en.pdf (for a high resolution version) and
http://www.biodiv.org/doc/newsletters/news-biz-2007-03-low-en.pdf (for a low resolution version).
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity, Business and Biodiversity

2006

2006-07-19

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SCBD/SEL/OH/MRe/55393 (2006-082)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points
Invitation to Submit Translations of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Implementation Tools in Non-United Nations Languages
It was brought to our attention that the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development have recently been translated into Polish by the Polish Government. In light of the commitment by Parties to further enhance the implementation phase of the Convention, this is a welcomed initiative.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity, Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity
2006-06-01

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SCBD/SEL/ML/MRe/54589 (2006-055)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, relevant international organizations and other stakeholders.
Decision VII/14: User’s Manual on the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development Second peer-review
I invite Parties, other Governments, relevant international organizations and other stakeholders to submit written comments on the second version to the Secretariat by 2 October 2006. The draft user’s manual is available at: http://www.biodiv.org/programmes/socio-eco/tourism/review.shtml
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
Action required by 2006-10-02

2005

2005-06-23

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SCBD/SEL/OJ/RR/49417 (2005-072)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, relevant international organizations and other stakeholders.

Based on the outcomes of an expert meeting, the Secretariat has prepared a draft user’s manual and a glossary of technical terms to facilitate the implementation of the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development. I hereby invite Parties, Governments, relevant international organizations and other stakeholders to submit to the Secretariat written comments thereon as soon as practicable but in any case no later than 30 September 2005. The draft user’s manual and the glossary are available at: http://www.biodiv.org/programmes/socio-eco/tourism/review.shtml
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
Action required by 2005-09-30

2004

2004-12-03

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SCBD/SEL/OJ/PD/45841 (2004-104)
Notification to: CBD focal points Relevant organizations

The purpose of this notification is to inform Parties on progress in the implementation of decision VII/14 on biodiversity and tourism.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity

2002

2002-06-07

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SCBD/SEL/PD/30268 (2002-040)
Notification to: CBD National Focal Points, NGOs and Indigenous and Local Communities Organizations, Commission on Sustainable Development, World Tourism Organization (WTO) and United Nations Environment Programme, Division of Technology, Industry and Economics

Considering the limited number of submissions received during the first electronic consultation and the high interest in the guidelines demonstrated by Governments, NGOs and Indigenous and Local Communities during the World Ecotourism Summit, the Secretariat has launched a second round of consultations to give interested stakeholders the opportunity to further contribute to the revision of the draft international guidelines for activities related to sustainable tourism development.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
Action required by 2002-09-30

2001

2001-11-30

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SCBD/SEL/PD (2001-100)

Electronic consultation on the draft international guidelines for activities related to sustainable tourism development.
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
2001-05-09

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(2001-031)

Workshop on Biological Diversity and Tourism, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 4-7 June 2001.
The purpose of the workshop is to consider the development of the international guidelines contemplated in decision V/25, paragraph 2
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
2001-03-29

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EDM/HZ/OJ/FV (2001-018)

Letter from the Executive Secretary to all CBD National Focal Points reminding Parties about the invitation to nominate experts to participate in the Workshop on Biological Diversity and Tourism, to be held from 4 to 7 June 2001 (see also Notification 2001-02/01)
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity
2001-02-01

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EDM/HZ/OJ (2001-012)

Letter from the Executive Secretary to all National Focal Points inviting Governments to submit names and curriculum vitae of qualified experts on Sustainable Tourism Development. The Secretariat will select the experts who will attend the International Workshop sponsored by Germany (4-8 June, 2001)
Subject(s): Tourism and Biodiversity

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