This presentation describes why and how scientists view our Earth as a system, and what that means for our understanding of global change processes and our capacity to intervene in them. The presenter, Dr. Sarah Cornell of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, describes the distinction between hitting limits and respecting boundaries, reflecting on biophysical processes, societal activities, and the role of knowledge and engagement in navigating sustainable pathways.
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The 6NR Technical Guidance provides guidance to GEF-eligible Parties to the CBD in their work to develop high quality, gender-responsive and data-driven sixth national reports (6NR) using global and national indicators by 31 Dec. 2018. Our goal is to build the capacity of Parties to ensure that this reporting process improves national decision-making processes related to the implementation of NBSAPs, utilizes the best available data to monitor indicators of biodiversity status and trends, and effectively engage stakeholders to develop reports on progress towards achieving each ABT.
In this webinar, Dr. Jamison Ervin discusses the relevance of using Spatial Data to guide decision-makers and practitioners on biodiversity conservation. An emphasis is put on the NBSAPs and national reports associated. Scott Atkinson also introduces the tool MapX with a live demo, and presents different spatial data layers to participants.
The CBD Online Report Tool allows countries to enter data and prepare their national report before submitting them to the CBD before December 2018. In this webinar, Alexandre Rafalovitch is presenting the tool, with a specific focus on technical aspects and answers questions from Parties. Simultaneous translation was ensured in Spanish and French.
En febrero de 2018, el equipo del proyecto del Sexto Informe Nacional (CDB) organizó una serie de cinco sesiones del taller inicial, lanzando oficialmente el Proyecto 6NR con los 64 países apoyados por el PNUD/GEF, así como países apoyados por el PNUE.
En février 2018, l'équipe globale du Projet sur les Sixièmes Rapports Nationaux pour la CDB a organisé cinq sessions d'atelier de lancement officiel du projet, avec les 64 pays appuyés par le PNUD/GEF ainsi que les pays appuyés par le PNUE.
In February 2018, the Sixth National Report to CBD project team has organized a series of five Inception Workshop sessions, officially launching the 6NR Project with the 64 UNDP/GEF-supported countries, as well as UN Environment-supported countries.
We have just completed twenty-five years of adoption of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that was born out of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit (UN Conference on Environment and Development), along with two other Conventions, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The milestone passed silently with muted voices on the need to conserve biological diversity and ecosystems that harbour such diversity.