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Introductory Course to Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

This course introduces you to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Protocol seeks to ensure an adequate level of safety in the transfer, handling, and use of living modified organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on biological diversity. This e-course is comprised of four lessons. It will take you 90 minutes approximately to complete the course, excluding additional materials. You are required to answer at least 80% of the assessment questions correctly in order to obtain a course certificate.

Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and its Instruments

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.

Tunisian Experiences and Best Practices on Sampling, Detection and Identification of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) | Webinar Presentation

Mr. Hatem Ben Belgacem (Department of Ecology at the Tunisian Ministry of Local Affairs and Environment, a Biosafety Clearing-House Focal Point and a Clearing-House Mechanism Focal Point of the CBD) made this presentation during the NBSAP Forum webinar session on the 15th Anniversary of the Entry into Force of Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

6NR Technical Review Framework (EN | FR | SP)

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.

Ouvert pour signature : Déclaration du Programme de la Nature pour le développement sur les données spatiales

Le PNUD a réuni des collaborateurs intéressés en 2017 lors du Sommet du Programme de la Nature pour le développement sur les données spatiales afin d'envisager un futur où les décideurs disposeront de données spatiales de pointe leur permettant de rendre compte efficacement des effets de leurs politiques de conservation et de développement. Ce travail jouera un rôle clé dans la réalisation et la réalisation des objectifs d'Aichi relatifs à la biodiversité et des objectifs de développement durable.

UN Biodiversity Lab : la brochure d'information est maintenant disponible

Voulez-vous en apprendre plus les données spatiales disponibles pour améliorer la prise de décision en matière de conservation et de développement durable ? Êtes-vous intéressé(e) à utiliser des données spatiales de pointe pour faire progresser la mise en œuvre de votre SPANB et les rapports nationaux à la CDB ?

6NR Technical Webinar Series #6 - 6NR Biodiversity Indicators: Tips and Information Sources

You can now download the presentation from the technical webinar #6 on The use of biodiversity indicators to prepare your 6NR (English: l French: | Spanish: Robert Hoft, from the Secretariat of the CBD, and Philip Bubb, from UN Environment - WCMC, shared their expertise and perspective on how to use relevant indicators to prepare your Sixth National Report.

6NR Technical Webinar Series #5 - Gender Mainstreaming and Biodiversity Conservation - PowerPoint presentations

You can now download the presentations from the technical webinar #5 on the Gender Mainstreaming and Biodiversity Conservation (English: l Spanish: l French: Tanya McGregor, Pilar Jacobo and Mrinalini Rai were part of the English session; Chantal Robichaud, Neh Nyong and Laetitia Chesseron were part of the French one; Kristina Tabouchanas, Andrea Cruz Angón and Isis Alvarez were part of the Spanish one.

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