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Biodiversity Policy & Practice

Fifth meeting of the Working Group on the Review of Implementation (WGRI 5) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and
Eighteenth meeting of the CBD Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 18)

WGRI 5 & SBSTTA 18

16-20 & 23-28 June 2014
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Headquarters,
Montreal, Canada


Highlights of WGRI 5 for Thursday, 19 June 2014 - Day 4
Daily Web Coverage (Click on the Following Links to See Our Daily Web Pages)
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Dias during the opening session of Day 3

Throughout the day, delegates reviewed draft recommendations on: progress in providing support in implementing the objectives of the Convention and its Strategic Plan; progress in updating and implementing NBSAPs; progress in providing support in implementing the objectives of the Convention and its Strategic Plan; the financial mechanism; improving the efficiency of structures and processes under the Convention; progress related to business engagement; engagement with subnational and local governments; cooperation with other conventions, international organizations and initiatives; and stakeholder engagement.

In the morning, Jeremy Eppel, UK, Co-Chair of the contact group on resource mobilization and the financial mechanism reported back to WGRI 5, noting progress made, and proposed continued informal consultations to iron out issues on the final targets for resource mobilization. WGRI 5 considered items on mainstreaming gender and retirement of decisions.

Two contact groups met in the afternoon and evening on resource mobilization, and improving the efficiency of structures and processes under the Convention. The Friends of the Chair group met on biodiversity for poverty eradication and sustainable development.


Morning Plenary

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Panel (L-R): Neil Pratt, CBD Secretariat; Worku Damena Yifru, CBD Secretariat; Amy Ann Fraenkel, CBD Secretariat; Atsuhiro Yoshinaka, CBD Secretariat; Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary; Chair Hem Pande, India; Ravi Sharma, CBD Secretariat; Lydia Zemke, CBD Secretariat

Worku Damena Yifru, CBD Secretariat
Chair Hem Pande, India

Santiago Obispo, Amazon Cooperation Network (REDCAM)
Christine von Weizsäcker, ECOROPA

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Hesiquio Benitez Diaz, General Director of International Cooperation and Implementation, CONABIO, Mexico


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(L-R): Atsuhiro Yoshinaka, CBD Secretariat; Lydia Zemke, CBD Secretariat; and Eleni Marama Rova Tokaduadua, Fiji

Florina Lopez Miro, Indigenous Women's Biodiversity Network


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Prudence Tangham Galega, Cameroon

Andrew Bignell, New Zealand
Saulo Arantes Ceolin, Brazil

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Francis Ogwal, Uganda

Atsuhiro Yoshinaka, CBD Secretariat
Spencer Thomas, Grenada


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Tania López-Piñeiro Pérez, Spain



Friends of the Chair Meeting

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Naoki Nakayama, Japan

Afternoon Plenary

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Panel (L-R): CBD Secretariat; Amy Ann Fraenkel, CBD Secretariat; Chair Hem Pande, India; Ravi Sharma, CBD Secretariat; Neil Pratt, CBD Secretariat

Amy Ann Fraenkel, CBD Secretariat
Sorka Jannet Copa Romero, Bolivia

MarĂ­a Eugenia Choque Quispe, UN Permanent
Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)
Lars Berg, Sweden

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Christine Deborah Schweizer, Australia
Terrence Gilliard, Santa Lucia

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Marcal Gusmao, Timor-Leste
Ines Verleye, Belgium

Carlos Alberto de Mattos Scaramuzza, Brazil
Brad Fraleigh, Canada

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Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, with participants from the Global Youth Biodiversity Network

Specific funding for coverage of WGRI 5 and SBSTTA 18 has been provided by the
Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change

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Related Links
WGRI 5 Resources

*WGRI 5 Website

*WGRI 5 Annotated Agenda

*WGRI 5 Documents

*WGRI 5 Side Events

*Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) 3rd Bureau and Full Members of the Platform (MEP) meetings, 10-14 March 2014, Bonn, Germany


SBSTTA 18 Resources

*SBSTTA 18 Website and Documents

*SBSTTA 18 Annotated Agenda

*SBSTTA 18 Side Events


IISD RS resources

*IISD RS coverage of the Third Meeting of the Open-ended Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Committee for the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (ICNP 3), 24-28 February 2014, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

*IISD RS coverage of the Eighth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Intersessional Working Group on Article 8(j) (traditional knowledge) and Related Provisions of the CBD and CBD SBSTTA 17, 7-11 and 14-18 October 2013, ICAO headquarters, Montreal, Canada

*IISD RS coverage of the Rio Conventions Pavilion at the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the CBD, 9-18 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

*IISD RS coverage of the Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 11) to the CBD, 8-19 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

*IISD RS coverage of Selected Side Events at CBD COP 11, 8-19 October 2012, Hyderabad, India

*IISD RS coverage of CBD WGRI 4, 7-11 May 2012, ICAO headquarters, Montreal, Canada

*IISD RS coverage of CBD SBSTTA 16, 30 April - 5 May 2012, ICAO headquarters, Montreal, Canada

*IISD RS coverage of CBD SBSTTA 15, 7-11 November 2011, ICAO headquarters, Montreal, Canada

*IISD RS coverage of CBD WGRI 3, 24-28 May 2010, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya

*BIODIVERSITY-L - A mailing list for news on biodiversity and wildlife policy

*Biodiversity Policy & Practice - A Knowledgebase of UN and Intergovernmental Activities Addressing International Biodiversity Policy

*Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
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