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
Lena Chan, Singapore
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
L-R: Tone Solhaug, Marie Haraldstad and Maja Stade Aarønæs, Norway
Adams Toussaint, Saint Lucia
L-R: Lisa Janishevski, Sarat Babu Gidda, CBD Secretariat; CBD Deputy Executive Secretary David Cooper; and Norbert Bärlocher, Switzerland