CBD

CBD Calls for Views on Integration of Biodiversity into Climate-Change-Related Activities [viewed]

CBD25 October 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has invited CBD parties to submit views and case studies on the integration of biodiversity into climate-change-related activities, to be compiled for submission to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) through reporting on the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change (NWP), and other relevant means.

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UNEP Circulates CBD Executive Secretary Vacancy Announcement [viewed]

CBDOctober 2011: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) announced a call for candidates for the position of Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

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Aichi Targets Newsletter Focuses on Updated NBSAPs, Capacity-Building Workshops [viewed]

CBDNovember 2011: Published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the November issue of the Aichi Targets Newsletter includes several articles on regional and national processes for the revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs), among other topics.

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CBD Working Group on Article 8(j) Convenes in Montreal [viewed]

CBD31 October 2011: The seventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) opened in Montreal, Canada, on Monday, 31 October 2011.

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CBD Secretariat Invites Comments on Proposed New and Emerging Issues [viewed]

CBD27 October 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has circulated the submissions received to date on proposed new and emerging issues for possible consideration by the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA), and has invited comments on the submissions.

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CBD's Satoyama Newsletter Features Articles by High-level Officials [viewed]

October 2011: The third issue of Satoyama, a newsletter published by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), includes several articles authored by high-level officials on issues including the UN Decade on Biodiversity, green growth and regional and national action for biodiversity.

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Event: CBD Workshop to Strengthen Capacity on Invasive Alien Species (African Region) [viewed]

Organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in collaboration with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the African Sub-Regional Workshop to Strengthen Capacity for the CBD Programmes of Work relevant to Invasive Alien Species aims to build capacity to address the cross-cutting issue of invasive alien species and contribute to the fulfillment of Aichi Biodiversity Target 9 in Africa.  

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Rio Conventions Pavilion Showcases Actions for Land, Biodiversity and Climate [viewed]

20 October 2011: The Rio Conventions Pavilion was organized during the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), to showcase actions to stop land degradation and save biodiversity while meeting the challenges of climate change.

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World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Endorses UN Decade on Biodiversity [viewed]

14 October 2011: At its annual conference, the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) formally endorsed the UN Decade on Biodiversity and decided to develop a framework to guide the participation of zoos and aquariums in the achievement of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020.

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CBD Requests Scientific Information Ahead of EBSAs Workshop [viewed]

CBD11 October 2011: In preparation for the Western South Pacific Regional Workshop to Facilitate the Description of Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs), the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has requested submission of relevant scientific information in support of the workshop's objectives.

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