Meeting

Event: International Vilm Workshop on Matters Related to Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources and the ABS Regime [viewed]

Organized by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, the International Vilm Workshop aims to provide an opportunity for an exchange of technical options and ideas, in preparation for the eighth meeting of the CBD Working Group on ABS.  

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FIRST GLOBAL PRIVATE DONOR FORUM ON BIODIVERSITY MEETS IN BERLIN [viewed]

The first Global Private Donor Forum on Biodiversity was held at the initiative of the German Presidency of the ninth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on 3 June 2009, in Berlin, Germany.

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Frankfurt Meeting Marks Year of the Gorilla, Calls for Better Protection [viewed]

10 June 2009: Held from 9-10 June 2009, in Frankfurt, Germany, under the title “Gentle Giants in need,” a conference was organized by the German Government, the Frankfurt Zoological Society and the Frankfurt Zoo to mark the UN Year of the Gorilla and the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species.

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PLANT TREATY GOVERNING BODY CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL SESSION [viewed]

The third session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture convened from 1-5 June 2009, in Tunis, Tunisia.

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Event: FIRST GLOBAL PRIVATE DONOR FORUM ON BIODIVERSITY MEETS IN BERLIN [viewed]

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Event: FRANKFURT MEETING MARKS YEAR OF THE GORILLA, CALLS FOR BETTER PROTECTION [viewed]

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Event: PLANT TREATY GOVERNING BODY CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL SESSION [viewed]

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CBD Invites Parties to Review Draft Report on Biodiversity and Climate Change [viewed]

3 June 2009: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is inviting parties to participate in the peer-review of the first and second meetings of the Second Ad Hoc Technical Expert Group (AHTEG) on biodiversity and climate change.

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CBD Calls for Nominations for Capacity Workshop on Forest Biodiversity and Climate Change [viewed]

1 June 2009: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is inviting nominations for a sub-regional capacity building workshop for South-Eastern Asia on forest biodiversity and climate change, to be held from 2-5 September 2009, in Singapore City, Singapore.

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UN PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES CONSIDERS CLIMATE CHANGE AND LAND TENURE ISSUES [viewed]

About 2,000 indigenous representatives, as well as representatives of member States, civil society, academia, some 35 UN entities and other intergovernmental organizations, participated in the eighth session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), which convened from 18-29 May 2009, at UN Headquarters in New York, US.

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