CBD International Workshop on Biodiversity Mainstreaming

17.11.15 - 19.11.15

International Workshop on Biodiversity Mainstreaming – Mexico D.F.

logo-cbd-leaf-lineThe workshop is convened in response to decision XII/31 of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the CBD, which agreed to address, at its thirteenth meeting (COP 13), issues related to mainstreaming of biodiversity across relevant sectors to identify strategic actions that will enhance national implementation of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

The outcomes of the workshop will contribute to and will facilitate the common understanding of “biodiversity mainstream” in the context of the CBD, its challenges and opportunities, highlighting the importance of cohent policy frameworks, institutions, incentives and other tools. Further information is provided in the attached concept note. The workshop is being held as part of the “Friends of the CBD” series.

TEEB for Agriculture and Food Study Leader, Alexander Müller, will present to the participants the study. 

More Information: www.cbd.int/meetings 

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