This course aims to enhance your knowledge regarding the role of the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS). The course has five units, beginning with an introduction to the CMS Family; followed by the Institutional Framework and Funding of the CMS; Functions relating to Administration, Finance and Communication; Meeting of the CMS Family Decision-making Bodies; Implementation; and National Reporting.
International travel and trade are greater than ever before. As people & commodities move around the world, organisms that present risks to plants travel with them.This course introduces you to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), an international plant health agreement that aims to protect cultivated and wild plants by preventing the introduction and spread of pests. It will take you around 2 hours to complete the course, excluding additional training materials.
Martin Batic (Head of Biotechnology Section and Climate Change Section at the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of Slovenia) made this presentation during the NBSAP Forum webinar session on the 15th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
Mr. Pisey Oum, with 15 years of experience implementing the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and handling biosafety regulations on a national level in Cambodia, made this presentation during the NBSAP Forum webinar session on the 15th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
Ms. Ntakadzeni Tshidada (Deputy Director, Biosafety and Invasive Alien Species at the Department of Environmental Affairs of South Africa) made this presentation this during the NBSAP Forum webinar session on the 15th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.
In Kyrgyzstan 6NR team consists of 8 hired experts and members of the working group from state institutions, NGOs and academia, almost all of them do not speak English, that is a common challenge for expert society in Kyrgyzstan. UNDP Kyrgyzstan decided to deliver all 6NR learning products and webinars to the 6NR team providing simultaneous translation to Russian. Listening and discussing 7 webinars on 6NR from NBSAP forum took 2 days.
You can now access the recording of the webinar on Gender & Access and Benefit Sharing. The webinar presents the initial findings on gender analyzes of ABS value chains and share actionable recommendations to mainstream gender into ABS interventions in contribution to SDG 5.
You can access the recording here: https://bit.ly/2Mo70b0
Dear users and colleagues working on the Sixth National Report to the CBD, we are delighted to share with you the Technical Review Framework for the 6NR. This technical review framework outlines the key elements that should be included in the 6NR. Following it will help ensure that each report is in alignment with the guidelines contained in annex to CBD/COP/DEC/XIII/27 and related guidance. The CBD Secretariat, UNDP and UN Environment developed it jointly. We encourage you to use this framework as a complementary guide while developing your 6NR.
On Monday, 9 July 2018, UN Environment, UNDP, and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, will host a side event during the second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation, taking place in Montreal, Canada 9 - 13 July 2018.
The side event, “National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward” will be held at 13:15pm in Room A and will conclude lessons learned on the NBSAP revision process and explore options for the future of the NBSAPs.