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CBD Year in Review 2010 Available Online

24 February 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has released the electronic version of the publication "The Convention on Biological Diversity: Year in Review 2010."

The publication includes: an introduction by CBD Executive Secretary Ahmed Djoghlaf on the topic, “2010: an historical year for the biodiversity family and the beginning of a new era for living in harmony with nature into the future;” brief "snapshots" of collective action in 2010, including highlights of official government launches of the International Year of Biodiversity (IYB) and celebrations around the world; and overviews of the launch of Global Biodiversity Outlook 3, of the outcomes of the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 10) to the CBD, and of the adoption of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety at the fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties (COP/MOP 5) to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. [Publication: The Convention on Biological Diversity: Year in Review 2010]