CBD

CBD Eastern Europe Workshop Focuses on Biodiversity and Finance [viewed]

28 March 2011: The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has organized a workshop for the Eastern European region on the national and regional implications of the Strategic Plan 2011-2020 and the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ABS). The workshop took place on 25 March 2011, in Kiev, Ukraine.

read more »

CBD Issues Note on Signing, Ratification of Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Protocol [viewed]

28 March 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released an introductory note to prepare for the signature and ratification of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

read more »

Biosafety Protocol Magazine Issue 8 Highlights Regional Cooperation [viewed]

28 March 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released the eighth issue of "Biosafety Protocol News." Marking the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, the issue highlights examples of cooperation among Parties and relevant organizations in the Protocol's implementation.

read more »

CBD Seeks Nominations for West Africa Workshops [viewed]

23 March 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is accepting nominations of participants for two capacity-building workshops for West Africa, taking place in Dakar, Senegal, from 22-26 May 2011. One of the parallel workshops will focus on implementation of the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas (PoWPA), and the other will address updating and revision of National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) for West African countries.

read more »

CBD Produces Educational Video on Biosafety Protocol [viewed]

24 March 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has produced a video containing messages on the main provisions of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

read more »

CBD Co-hosts Biodiversity Workshop for Quebec-based Companies [viewed]

22 March 2011: Representatives from 30 companies joined the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for a workshop on "biodiversity for Quebec-based enterprises."

read more »

Nominees for Future Policy Award Announced [viewed]

21 March 2011: Nineteen forest policies from 16 countries have been nominated for this year's Future Policy Award, which is granted by The World Future Council in collaboration with the Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF).

read more »

GEF Establishes Fund for Nagoya Protocol Implementation [viewed]

18 March 2011: At the initiative of Japan, the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) has established a dedicated Trust Fund for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ABS).

read more »

CBD Secretariat Calls for Views on Indicators for Resource Mobilization Strategy [viewed]

18 March 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has called for submission of views on the agreed indicators for monitoring the implementation of the CBD's Strategy for resource mobilization.

read more »

Nominations Requested for CBD-CITES Meeting on Bushmeat [viewed]

17 March 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is inviting nominations of country-designated experts for participation in a joint meeting of the CBD's Bushmeat Liaison Group, and the Central Africa Bushmeat Working Group of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The meeting will take place from 6-10 June 2011, in Nairobi, Kenya.

read more »