Highlights and images of main proceedings for 12 December 2017

Canada

Summary


CBD
On Tuesday, SBSTTA plenary addressed: mainstreaming biodiversity in the energy, mining, infrastructure, manufacturing, processing, and health sectors; the fifth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO 5); and new and emerging issues. Plenary also considered draft recommendations on: tools to evaluate the effectiveness of policy instruments for the implementation of the Strategic Biodiversity Plan; and scenarios for the 2050 vision for biodiversity. The Friends of the Chair group on wild meat reconvened in the evening. A Friends of the Chair group, facilitated by Alfred Oteng-Yeboah (Ghana), on new and emerging issues also met in the evening.

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Signing of MoU between CBD and Futurearth

Anne-Hélène Prieur-Richard, Global Hub Director, Futurearth


CBD Executive Secretary Cristiana Paşca Palmer

Biodiversity Mainstreaming


L-R: Joseph Appiott, Lisa Janishevski, Sarat Babu Gidda, CBD Secretariat; SBSTTA 21
Chair Theresa Mundita Lim, the Philippines; and CBD Executive Secretary Cristiana Paşca Palmer


Francis Ogwal, Uganda, Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) Chair

Marle Aguilar Ponce, Honduras

Sujata Arora, India

Keiichi Nakazawa, Japan

Gloria Marina Apén Gonzalez, Guatemala

Andri Wahyono, Indonesia

Marina von Weissenberg, Finland

Vincent Fleming, UK


Lena Chan
, Singapore

Gillian Guthrie, Jamaica

Shonisani Munzhedzi, South Africa


Justice-Te Amorangi Hetaraka
, IIFB


Participants from the Global Youth Biodiversity Network

Global Biodiversity Outlook


L-R: Lisa Janishevski, Sarat Babu Gidda, CBD Secretariat; Norbert Bärlocher, Switzerland; CBD Executive Secretary Cristiana Paşca Palmer; Robert Höft, Kieran Noonan Mooney, CBD Secretariat; CBD Deputy Executive Secretary David Cooper; and Johany Martinez, CBD Secretariat


Prudence Galega, Cameroon

Yasmina El Bahloul, Morocco

Boukar Attari, Niger


L-R: Tone Solhaug, Marie Haraldstad and Maja Stade Aarønæs, Norway

Sarah Douglass, Australia

Pedro Ivo Arriegas, Portugal


Ana María Hernández Salgar
, Colombia


Adams Toussaint, Saint Lucia

L-R: Lisa Janishevski, Sarat Babu Gidda, CBD Secretariat; CBD Deputy Executive Secretary David Cooper; and Norbert Bärlocher, Switzerland

SBSTTA 21 Snapshots


No snow day for SBSTTA 21 participants


L-R: CBD Executive Secretary Cristiana Paşca Palmer and Anne-Hélène Prieur-Richard, Global Hub
Director, Future Earth


Delegates from Indonesia consulting


L-R: Elisa Morgera, IISD RS; Alexander Shestakov, WWF; and Daniela Diz, IISD RS


Delegates from New Zealand and South Africa consulting


Delegates from Kuwait

Participants

Non-state coalitions
Youth