IPSI side events and participation in CBD SBSTTA-21 and WG8J-10
The IPSI Secretariat is looking forward to taking part in two upcoming meetings under the processes of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD): the Twenty-first Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-21) from 11 to 14 December, and the Tenth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention (WG8J 10) from 13 to 16 December in Montreal, Canada.
In addition to offering support to the parties to the Convention in their discussions, the IPSI Secretariat at UNU-IAS are currently planning to be involved in three side events:
• Monday, 11 December (13:15, JUSCANZ Meeting Room): “Integrated Landscape Management in the UN Decade of Biodiversity 2010-2020 and Beyond: Achievements and Future Direction of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI)”, organized by the IPSI Secretariat along with the Ministry of the Environment, Japan, the Ghana National Biodiversity Committee and the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation, Nepal.
• Tuesday, 12 December (18:15, JUSCANZ Meeting Room): “Indicators of Resilience in Socio-ecological Production Landscapes and Seascapes: practice on the ground and contribution to Aichi Biodiversity Targets”, organized by Conservation International and UNDP.
• Thursday, 14 December (13:15, Africa Meeting Room): “Community Action to Achieve the Aichi Targets COMDEKS Contribution”, organized by UNDP, UNU-IAS and the Ministry of the Environment, Japan.
We hope that any IPSI partners who will be at these meetings will be able to attend the side events. Also, please take the time to write a quick message and let us know if you will be there, and if you have plans including any more side events, as we hope to meet up with many IPSI partners while we are in Montreal.
More information about the side events can be found on the CBD website here.