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Event
Organization
Type
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Opening Ceremony
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Plenary 1
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Natural Capital Accounting
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Financing Solutions
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Pledge Signing Ceremony
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 02 Dec
High Level Segment: Opening Remarks
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 02 Dec
High Level Segment: Keynote Statements
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 02 Dec
High Level Segment: Midory Prize Ceremony
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 02 Dec
High Level Segment: Perspectives from Partners and Stakeholders
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 02 Dec
High Level Segment: Roundtable Sessions
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 02 Dec
High Level Segment: Mesa de Trabajo
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Opening Press Conference for the UN Biodiversity Conference
SCBD; Mexico; UN Environment
Press Conference
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Launch Event: "Biodiversity and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”
SCBD; UNDP; FAO; UN Environment
Press Conference
insert_invitation 02 Dec
The Future of Wetlands: Environment and Ramsar Convention Step-up Efforts to Conserve some of the Planet’s most productive Ecosystems
RAMSAR
Press Conference
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Announcement of the winners of the 2016 Champions of the Earth Award
UN Environment
Press Conference
insert_invitation 02 Dec
Midori Prize for Biodiversity
AEON Environmental Foundation
Press Conference
insert_invitation 02 Dec
FAO Offering a Platform for Biodiversity Mainstreaming
FAO
Press Conference
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Plenary 2
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Supply Chains and Sustainable Consumption and Production
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Tourism
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Forestry
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Business and Biodiversity Forum: Closing Ceremony
SCBD
Business Forum
insert_invitation 03 Dec
High Level Segment: Forestry Roundtable
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 03 Dec
High Level Segment: Fisheries and Aquaculture Roundtable
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 03 Dec
High Level Segment: Closing Plenary
SCBD
High-Level Segment
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Announcement of formal agreement with the FMCN
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
Press Conference
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Press conference from Pronatura México
Pronatura México
Press Conference
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Signing of the Hamilton Declaration
Government of Canada, Government of Bermuda
Press Conference
insert_invitation 03 Dec
Close of the High Level Segment
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 04 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 04 Dec
Namibia Minister of Environment and Tourism on Sustainable Utilization of Wildlife and Wildlife management
Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia
Press Conference
insert_invitation 04 Dec
Joint Opening Plenary PM
SCBD
Plenary
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Chile will host the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress IMPAC 4": Minister of Chile
Press Conference
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Women's Group Awards: Champions of gender mainstreaming at COP-13: Indigenous Women's Biodiversity Network, the Global Forest Coalition
Global Forest Coalition
Press Conference
insert_invitation 05 Dec
New Global Report on Livestock: Global Forest Coalition
Global Forest Coalition
Press Conference
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Gene Drive conference: Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth
Press Conference
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Brazil at COP 13: Government of Brazil
Government of Brazil
Press Conference
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Joint Opening Plenary AM: Statements from organizations
SCBD
Plenary
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Plenary: Address by the President of Mexico
SCBD
Plenary
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Working Group II PM: Marine; IAS
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Landscapes Day – Opening; Publication Launch
SCBD; GEF; UNCCD; Germany
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Biodiversity in Good Company
BiGCI
Side Event
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Achieving Aichi Targets 11-16 -17
Cameroon
Side Event
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Landscapes Day: Session 3
FAO
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Sustainable Ocean Night
CBD
Side Event
insert_invitation 05 Dec
Working Group I PM: Strategic Plan
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Climate Change Day: Session 2
South Africa, EC, IUCN, UNDP, CBD
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Honolulu Challenge 2016: to halt the tide of invasive alien species
CBD; IUCN; CSIRO; Birdlife; GBIF; ISSG
Side Event
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Women smallholder farmers: guardians of agrobiodiversity
ANDES
Side Event
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Launch of a Global Solution Search Contest
Rare
Side Event
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Working Group II AM: IAS; Other scientific and technical issues
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Working Group II PM: Strategic actions; Human health
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Working Group I PM: Compliance; Nagoya Protocol; Financial mechanism and resources
SCBC
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Working Group I AM: Assessment and Review; Compliance
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Governance of marine, coastal and island environments by indigenous peoples and local communities in the context of EBSAs, marine spatial planning and protected and conserved areas
ICCA Consortium, JYAC, NIPS, COOPESOLIDAR , CENESTA
Side Event
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Launch of the operational phase of the 810-Bridge Initiative
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 06 Dec
Art for a sustainable food secure future
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
Press Conference
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Bridging the science-policy gap for biodiversity and human health: from Science to Practice
CBD; IUCN ; UNU IIGH; UNU-IAS; EHA; UNEP; Bioversity international; TRAFFIC
Side Event
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Working Group I AM: Resource mobilization and financial mechanism
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Working Group I PM: Capacity Building
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Working Group I EVENING: BCH; integration among the Convention and its Protocols
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Tourism and Fisheries Day: Opening
SCBD, BVI / GLISPA, UNEP/DTIE
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 07 Dec
THE ROAD AHEAD: TOYOTA AND THE IUCN RED LIST OF THREATENED SPECIES PARTNERING WITH BIRDLIFE INTERNATIONAL AND CONSERVATION INTERNATIONALTO ACHIEVE AICHI TARGETS AND SDG DELIVERY
IUCN; TMC; CI; BLI
Side Event
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Mainstreaming soil biodiversity into global biodiversity
GSBI
Side Event
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Working Group II AM: Article 8(j)
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Working Group II PM: Guidelines for the sixth national reports
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 07 Dec
International Parliamentary Forum for Biodiversity (Opening)
GLOBE International; SCBD
GLOBE Legislators Forum
insert_invitation 07 Dec
International Parliamentary Forum for Biodiversity (Session 1)
GLOBE International ; SCBD
GLOBE Legislators Forum
insert_invitation 07 Dec
International Parliamentary Forum for Biodiversity (Session 2)
GLOBE International; SCBD
GLOBE Legislators Forum
insert_invitation 07 Dec
Official launch of a Global Solution Search Contest for mainstreaming biodiversity within agricultural landscapes and practices
RARE
Press Conference
insert_invitation 07 Dec
International Parliamentary Forum for Biodiversity (Session 3)
GLOBE International; SCBD
GLOBE Legislators Forum
insert_invitation 07 Dec
International Parliamentary Forum for Biodiversity (Session 4)
GLOBE International; SCBD
GLOBE Legislators Forum
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Working Group I AM: Cooperation; Socio-economic considerations
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Working Group II AM: CRPs (Other scientific and technical issues; Marine)
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Working Group II PM: CRP.1; CRP.2; CRP.11; CRP.3
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Mise en oeuvre de l'Initiative africaine pour l'APA dans l'espace francophone
OIF-IFDD
Side Event
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Multiple approaches to valuing nature: the work of IPBES on diverse values and its echo in practice
UNU-IAS, GIZ, IPBES
Side Event
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Protecting the Selva Maya
IUCN, KfW, CONANP
Side Event
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Mainstreaming biodiversity with social media
ABS Capacity Development Initiative & CBD Secretariat
CEPA Fair
insert_invitation 08 Dec
CEPA Fair Virtual Reality Presentation
ABS Capacity Development Initiative & CBD Secretariat
CEPA Fair
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Insights in National ABS Capacity Building Needs – Tools, Measures and (Regional) Approaches to Address Them
ABS-IniTIATIVE
Side Event
insert_invitation 08 Dec
Working Group I PM: SEC; Supplementary Protocol; RA & RM; Art. 19
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Review of the First Week of COP-13: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Forest and Agriculture Day: Welcome address
FAO, CBDS, CONABIO, Global Alliance for the Future of Food, Government of Mexico
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Wetlands for the Future Fund (WFF): 20 years Benefiting Wetland Conservation and Wise Use in Latin America and the Caribbean
Ramsar convention on wetlands
Side Event
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Youth contributions towards Mainstreaming of Biodiversity and the Achievement of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
GYBN
Side Event
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Identifying Ecologically and Biologically Significant Marine and Coastal Areas (EBSAs) along the coast of Maharashtra, India
BNHS
Side Event
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Plenary Evening: Credentials; Progress; Election of Officers; Venue of COP 14 and COP 15
SCBD
Plenary
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Working Group I AM: Art. 17; Transit and contained us; CRPs
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Working Group II AM: CRPs- Marine; IPBES; Forest; Climate Change
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 09 Dec
Experiences from GenØks Capacity building program: Synthetic biology, uncertainties and contribution to solving societal challenges
Genøk
Side Event
insert_invitation 09 Dec
The Captain Hook Awards 2016 for biopiracy
ETC Group, Third World Network, Public Eye, Via Campesina Brasil
Press Conference
insert_invitation 10 Dec
Indigenous Persons Forum (Morning: 10 December)
UNESCO-SCBD
Indigenous Persons Forum
insert_invitation 10 Dec
Indigenous Persons Forum (Afternoon: 10 December)
UNESCO-SCBD
Indigenous Persons Forum
insert_invitation 11 Dec
Indigenous Persons Forum (Morning: 11 December)
UNESCO-SCBD
Indigenous Persons Forum
insert_invitation 11 Dec
Indigenous Persons Forum (Afternoon: 11 December)
UNESCO-SCBD
Indigenous Persons Forum
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 12 Dec
After the Fukushima Nuclear plant disaster: Introducing the issues of nuclear radiation and biodiversity
Ikimononocafe - CBD Alliance
Press Conference
insert_invitation 12 Dec
International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity
IIFB
Press Conference
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Working Group I AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Working Group II AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Working Group I PM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Working Group II PM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Co-Creating Solutions for Agricultural Biodiversity - In Farmers Fields and at the Policy Table
Future of food, USC , SwedBio at SRC, ANDES, MELCA, ACB, ETC Group
Side Event
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Key Biodiversity Areas: mapping, monitoring and conserving key sites for conservation
Birdlife, IUCN
Side Event
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Protected Areas Day: Opening session; Session 1: Asia and Pacific Region
UNDP, JBF, European Union
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 12 Dec
Enhancing EBSA Scientific Methodologies and Approaches: The Global Ocean Biodiversity Initiative contribution
GOBI
Side Event
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration Day: Welcome Address
CPF/FAO, CBDS on behalf of the Rio Conventions, GEF, Government of Mexico
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration Day: Session 1
SER; IIS/U Sao; Paulo/Partners; IUCN; GEF
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Working Group I AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Working Group II AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration Day: Session 2
Government of South Africa; Government of Uganda; GIZ; IFDD
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Plenary PM: Interactive Dialogue; Statements; Date and venue of future COPs; L Documents
SCBD
Plenary
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Launch of Protected Planet 2016 and associated announcement of Mexico Marine Protected Area
UNEP, WCMC
Press Conference
insert_invitation 13 Dec
The importance of Free Prior Inform Consent for Indigenous Peoples
IIFB
Press Conference
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration Day: Session 3
CIFOR Robin Chazon; Janne S. Kotiaho; Eva Muller; Manuel Guariguata; Al Unwin
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative: Transboundary Conservation for Biodiversity and Peace
SCBD
Side Event
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Sharks, Parks and Whales: Non-Extractive Uses of Marine Biodiversity Need Protection!
IAC, D4S, IBJ, RedePROUC
Side Event
insert_invitation 13 Dec
Official release of the Local Biodiversity Outlooks from IPLC's perspectives
Forest Peoples Programme
Press Conference
insert_invitation 13 Dec
NatureForAll – A movement to inspire a love of nature
IUCN-Commission on Education and Communication (IUCN-CEC), World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) & CBD Secretariat
CEPA Fair
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Mainstreaming Gender Equality and Social Inclusion: Opening; Session 1
OHCHR, SCBD; GEF, Governments of Canada, Government of Botswana, Government of Mexico, SCBD, UN Special Rapporteur on Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Mainstreaming Gender Equality and Social Inclusion: Session 2
CI, CIFOR, IUCN, WorldFish, WRI
Rio Conventions Pavilion
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Conservation and Use of Mexico’s Biodiversity: Achievements and Challenges from 1995 to 2016
FMCN ; WWF Mx; CEMDA; AIDA; CHAC; NM; CCMSS
Side Event
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Working Group II PM: Marine and coastal biodiversity
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 14 Dec
A Successful BCH Asia Family
UNEP-DELC
Side Event
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Working Group I AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Working Group I PM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 14 Dec
Ceremonial Signing of the MoU: WWF/CBD partnership on Aichi Biodiversity Target 1
WWF & CBD Secretariat
CEPA Fair
insert_invitation 15 Dec
Working Group I AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 15 Dec
Working Group II AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 15 Dec
Assessing the potential for multiple incentive mechanisms for ecosystem services provision to support poor farmer livelihoods
Bioversity international, CONABIO, Peru, FAO
Side Event
insert_invitation 15 Dec
The Heart of Borneo Initiative: Mainstreaming Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Inclusive Green Development
Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, WWF, GIZ
Side Event
insert_invitation 15 Dec
Mangrove Forest Protection & Conservation for Well – being
Thailand; CPF
Side Event
insert_invitation 15 Dec
Mainstreaming Coastal and Marine Biodiversity into Production Sectors on landscape/seascape approach
UNDP
Side Event
insert_invitation 15 Dec
Ecosystem Approach in the ROPME Sea Area
ROPME; JICA; UNEP
Side Event
insert_invitation 15 Dec
ICCA Consortium
ICCA
Press Conference
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Daily Briefing: David Ainsworth, CBD
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Himalayan Biodiversity and Climate Change
GBPNIHESD
Side Event
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working Group I AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working Group II AM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Dashboard Visualizations for Biodiversity Indicators
NatureServe, WCMC, IUCN, Birdlife, GBIF
Side Event
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working Group II PM: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Innovative mechanisms for financing biodiversity conservation: An exchange of experiences between Europe, Mexico and China
EC, CIRAD
Side Event
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working Group II Evening: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 16 Dec
ASEAN's Response to the Challenge of Biodiversity Loss
ACB, CBD, GIZ
Side Event
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working group I PM: CRPs continued.
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working Group I EVENING (1): CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working Group I EVENING (2): CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 1
insert_invitation 16 Dec
Working Group II EVENING: CRPs continued
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 17 Dec
Closing of the COP
SCBD
Press Conference
insert_invitation 17 Dec
Working Group II AM: Report of the Working Group
SCBD
Working Group 2
insert_invitation 17 Dec
Plenary: Closing of the COP (1)
SCBD
Plenary
insert_invitation 17 Dec
Plenary: Closing of the COP (2)
SCBD
Plenary
insert_invitation 18 Dec
Plenary: Closing of the COP (3)
SCBD
Plenary
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