|Highlights for Thursday, 1 December 2005|
to the eleventh meeting of the Subsidiary Body on
Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-11)
of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) continued
their deliberations in two working groups (WGs) throughout
the day. WG-I considered draft recommendations on:
sustainable use; guidance to promote synergy; and the
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA). An informal evening
session of WG-I also convened to consider draft
recommendations on invasive alien species (IAS) and on
incentive measures. WG-II addressed draft recommendations
on: marine and coastal biodiversity; inland water
ecosystems; and forest biodiversity. The contact groups on
goal and targets on access and benefit-sharing (ABS) and
on global outcome-oriented targets also met to consider
relevant draft recommendations.
Above photo L-R: Elaine Fisher (Jamaica) confers with Joel Miles (Palau) and Gordana Beltram (Slovenia).
This service was prepared in cooperation with the CBD Secretariat
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