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20th Meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD)
Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and
1st Meeting of the CBD Subsidiary Body on Implementation

25-30 April and 2-6 May 2016 | Headquarters of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Montreal, Canada

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View of the dome of the Bonsecour Market in Montreal

View of the dome of the Bonsecour Market in Montreal

The twentieth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will convene from 25-30 April 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The meeting will consider, inter alia: a scientific review of the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020; marine and coastal biodiversity; invasive alien species; synthetic biology; review of the assessment on pollinators, pollination and food production of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem (IPBES); biodiversity and climate change; sustainable wildlife management; protected areas and ecosystem restoration; and biodiversity mainstreaming.

SBSTTA 20 will be held back-to-back with the first meeting of the CBD Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI), scheduled from 2-6 May 2016. The SBI will consider, inter alia: review of progress in implementation, strategic actions to enhance implementation, strengthening support for implementation, and improving the efficiency of the structures and processes of the CBD and its Protocols.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web updates from the 20th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and the 1st Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation. In addition, IISD Reporting Services has produced a summary and analysis of both meetings which is available in HTML and PDF format.


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