CBD Secretariat Initiates Preparations for SBSTTA 16

CBD23 January 2012: In preparation for the 16th meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 16) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the CBD Secretariat has circulated the meeting's provisional agenda and encouraged parties and stakeholders to review the background documents.

The online system of pre-registration will be available as of 1 February 2012. One representative from each of the developing country parties to the Convention may apply for financial support from the Special Voluntary Trust Fund, before 9 March 2012. [CBD Notification] [SBSTTA 16 Webpage] [Biodiversity Policy & Practice Calendar Entry for SBSTTA 16]