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Event: CBD Workshop for Asia and the Pacific on Resource Mobilization[viewed]

This workshop is one of a series of regional workshops to support parties in the establishment of robust baselines and reporting frameworks, and the preparation of national financial plans for biodiversity.

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Event: CBD Workshop for the Caribbean on Ecosystem Conservation and Restoration[viewed]

Organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), this capacity-building workshop for the Caribbean will focus on ecosystem conservation and restoration to support achievement of the Aichi biodiversity targets.

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Event: CBD Workshop for Southeast Asia on Ecosystem Conservation and Restoration[viewed]

Organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), this capacity-building workshop for Southeast Asia will focus on ecosystem conservation and restoration to support achievement of the Aichi biodiversity targets.

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Event: Fourth Meeting of the Pacific Biosphere Reserve Network[viewed]

The Fourth Meeting of the Pacific Biosphere Reserve Network (PacMAB) will bring together managers and researchers to discuss the role of biosphere reserves in sustainable development in the Pacific.

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Thirty Donor Countries Pledge US$4.43 Billion for GEF-6[viewed]

The negotiations on the sixth replenishment of the Global Environment Facility Trust Fund (GEF-6) concluded with pledges totaling US$4.43 billion over four years.

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CMS Releases Draft Assessment of MOUs for Comment[viewed]

The Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) has invited parties to comment on the 'Assessment of the CMS Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and their Viability,' as called for by CMS Resolution 10.9, Annex 1, activity 5.3.

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Event: CBD Regional Workshop for African Countries on the Clearing-House Mechanism[viewed]

The objective of this workshop organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is to build capacity and provide guidance on how to establish and sustain effective national clearing-house mechanisms, in line with COP Decision X/15 and in support of the national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs).

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Bioversity Issues Factsheet on Genetic Diversity Conservation in Asian Tropical Forests[viewed]

Noting that forest genetic diversity can be lost after just one logging event, Bioversity International and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia have published a case study reviewing what is known about the impacts of logging on genetic diversity in Asian tropical forests. To accompany this research, they have also issued a factsheet to help policymakers and forest managers raise awareness of and conserve forest biodiversity.

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UNWTO Project Supports Sustainable Tourism in Georgia's Protected Areas[viewed]

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) project, 'Support for Georgia in the Field of Protected Area Development' has established a network of biodiversity-based tourism products in five Georgian national parks. The project, which concluded in April, aimed to improve tourism management and implement innovative biodiversity-based tourism.

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CBD Secretariat Provides Update on Submission of Fifth National Reports[viewed]

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has issued an update on the fifth national reports, which in accordance to COP Decision X/10, were to be submitted by 31 March 2014.

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