Stakeholder Participation

UN Global Compact Issues Report of Third "Caring for Climate" Meeting [viewed]

September 2011: The UN Global Compact has released the report from the Third Meeting of the Signatories of "Caring for Climate," during which discussion focused on ways to scale up and intensify the business contribution towards the sustainable development objectives of UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20). 

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CBD, GEF Top Executive Officers to Engage in Online Dialogue on Biodiversity [viewed]

UN Decade on Biodiversity14 September 2011: Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and Monique Barbut, CEO and Chair of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), will engage in a live and interactive web TV programme from New York, US, and answer questions about the UN Decade on Biodiversity on 20 September 2011.

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GEF Promotes Climate Change Dialogue with African Youth [viewed]

GEF14 September 2011: The Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the initiative Connect4Climate has initiated an interactive dialogue on climate change issues amongst African youth and social media users around the world.

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CBD Holds Meeting on Implementation of Cities Plan of Action [viewed]

CBD15 September 2011: The second meeting on the implementation of the plan of action on sub-national governments and other local authorities on biodiversity 2011-2020, organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), discussed, among other issues, opportunities for stakeholders to collaborate on the implementation of the plan of action, and a road map and preparations towards the second summit on local authorities and biodiversity.

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CMS, Migratory Wildlife Network Sign Partnership Agreement [viewed]

CMS MWN14 September 2011: The Secretariat to the Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and the recently launched Migratory Wildlife Network (MWN) signed a Partnership Agreement on 14 September 2011. The Agreement seeks to enhance the engagement of conservation NGOs, wildlife scientists and wildlife policy specialists to coordinate and advance the conservation of migratory wildlife through the CMS.

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Ramsar Releases Outcomes of Pacific Islands Nature Conservation Roundtable [viewed]

12 September 2011: The Ramsar Convention Secretariat has released a summary of the 14th Meeting of the Pacific Islands Nature Conservation Roundtable, which was convened by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), under the theme of “Nature's Role in the Green/Blue Economy,” to align with regional preparations for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20).

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CBD Secretariat Publishes Quarterly Report of Convention [viewed]

CBD16 September 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has published the 53rd issue of the Quarterly Report on the Administration of the Convention, covering the period from 1 April-30 June 2011.

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Stakeholder Forum Invites Responses to Survey on Water, Energy, Food Security Nexus [viewed]

20 September 2011: Stakeholder Forum has launched a stakeholder survey on the connections between water, energy and food security and challenges in taking a multisectoral approach.

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Study Explores CGIAR Efforts in "Boundary Work" on Sustainable Resource Management [viewed]

August 2011: A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences documents a decade of efforts by the Alternatives to Slash and Burn Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margin (ASB), a programme of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), as it sought to bridge the divide between knowledge creation and action in sustainable natural resource management.

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Ramsar, IUCN Release Lower Mekong River Basin Workshop Report [viewed]

15 September 2011: The Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have released the report of a workshop held to assist the Government of Laos to implement the Convention.

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