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L-R: Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, in a conversation with David Cooper, CBD Secretariat
SBSTTA 16 delegates met in two working groups (WGs) throughout the day. WG 1 discussed: climate change and biodiversity, including REDD+ safeguards and geo-engineering; biofuels; incentive measures and collaborative work on forests, agriculture and health.
WG II considered: marine and coastal biodiversity including ecologically and biologically significant marine areas (EBSAs), human impacts on the marine environment, and marine spatial planning and guidelines for considering biodiversity environmental assessments in marine areas; the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC); and capacity-building for the Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI).
Working Group I
WG I Co-Chair Maadjou Bah, Guinea, confers with Jaime Webbe, CBD Secretariat.
Risa Smith, Canada
Luis Suarez, Ecuador
Linda Collette, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
An Lidan, China
Gemedo Dalle, Ethiopia
L-R: Jaime Webbe, CBD Secretariat; WG I Co-Chair Ole Hendrickson, Canada; and Annie Cung, CBD Secretariat
Joji Cariño, Tebtebba Foundation
Boukar Attari, Niger
Tone Solhaug, Norway
J.R. Bhatt, India
Pierre Sigaud, France
Brad Fraleigh, Canada
Anki Weibull, Sweden
Heikki Toivonen, Finland
Hassan Y. Al-Ayied, Saudi Arabia
Simone Lovera-Bilderbeek, Global Forest Coalition
Working Group II
L-R: Kathryn Campbell, CBD Secretariat; David Cooper, CBD Secretariat; and WG II Co-Chair Gabrielle Obermayr, Austria
Alissa Takesy, Federated States of Micronesia
Ramya Rajagopalan, International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICFS)
Yvonne Vizina, International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB)
Juan Pablo Pertierra, EU
Malta Qwathekana, South Africa
Daniela Diz, WWF
L-R: Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary; David Cooper, CBD Secretariat; Kathryn Campbell, CBD Secretariat; WG II Co-Chair Gabrielle Obermayr, Austria; Jihyun Lee, CBD Secretariat; and Jacqueline Grekin, CBD Secretariat
Braulio Díaz, Venezuela
Paul Holthus, World Ocean Council
Samuel Diémé, Senegal
Sarat Babu Gidda, CBD Secretariat; WG II Co-Chair Larissa Maria Lima Costa, Brazil; and Junko Shimura, CBD Secretariat
Laurette Hermine Rasoavahiny, Madagascar
Carolina Linares, Argentina
Yocasta Valenzuela, Dominican Republic
Wilson Rojas, Ecuador
Yousef Alhafedh, Saudi Arabia
Participants from Island States consulting.
L-R: Len Hirsch and Stas Burgiel, US
EU coordination in the corridors.
Invasive Alien Species and Taxonomy Expert Kiosk
Reception hosted by the CBD Secretariat
Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD Executive Secretary, holding a gift from Kuwait, a replica of a tradtional Kuwaiti boat.
L-R: Len Hirsch, US and Eric Blencowe, UK
Leina Al-Awadhi, Kuwait, presenting a gift to CBD Museum of Culture.
L-R: Abdul-Hakim Aulaiah, Yemen and Raed Bani Hani, Jordan
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