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July 2014 Water Finance Update[viewed]

Among major developments the World Bank outlined their increased infrastructure investment, including in WASH services, and the AfDB launched the Kigali Action Plan (KAP) to mobilize finance to achieve the WASH-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), targeting countries in Africa that are not on track to achieve the targets by 2015.

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CBD Reacts to Recognition of Biodiversity in SDG Proposal[viewed]

Biodiversity and ecosystems are included throughout the 17 goals and 169 targets proposed by the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD describes the OWG's final outcome as “extremely positive from the perspective of the CBD and the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets,” noting the agreement sets the stage for better links between the implementation of the CBD's agenda and the post-2015 development agenda.

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Arctic Council Task Force Discusses Advancing Scientific Cooperation[viewed]

The Scientific Cooperation Task Force (SCTF) of the Arctic Council held its third meeting and exchanged views on a draft document related to advancing scientific cooperation among the Arctic States. The Task Force will continue working on the document at its next meeting in September in Tromsø, Norway.

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FAO Study Analyzes Global Fish Stock Status and Production Potential[viewed]

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) Fisheries and Aquaculture Department has released a study, ‘Developing new approaches to global stock status assessment and fishery production potential of the seas.' The study focuses on two approaches to estimating fisheries' status: determining single-stock status; and estimating ecosystem production based on satellite estimates of primary productivity.

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UNDP Launches PARCS Project in Croatia[viewed]

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a programme called PARCS, which seeks to conserve globally significant marine and terrestrial biological diversity in Croatia. The programme will strengthen the management of the country's 19 most important parks by improving the model of protected areas management and boosting investment in infrastructure.

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Event: Meeting of the "Friends of the Convention on Biological Diversity"[viewed]

With financial support from Switzerland, and co-sponsored by India and the Republic of Korea, this meeting will bring together, among others, members of the Bureau of the Conference of the Parties (COP), the Chair of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) and the incoming COP President, as well as representatives of international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), indigenous and local communities (ILCs), and the scientific community.

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Event: 45th Pacific Islands Forum[viewed]

The Government of Palau will host the 45th Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) on the theme of 'The Ocean: Life and Future'.

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Event: Ramsar Convention Regional Pre-COP Meeting – Americas[viewed]

The Regional Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the Americas region will take place from 27-31 October.

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Event: Ramsar Convention Regional Pre-COP Meeting – Asia[viewed]

The Regional Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the Asia region will take place from 3-7 November.

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Event: Ramsar Convention Regional Pre-COP Meeting – Africa[viewed]

The Regional Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the Africa region will take place from 17-21 November.

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