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The UNCCD Secretariat is organizing this meeting with relevant institutions that have experience related to the implementation of the sub-set of two impact indicators.
24 June 2010: According to the preliminary findings of research undertaken by the Zoological Society of London for the UN Environment Programme's Convention on Migratory Species (UNEP/CMS), species such as turtles and whales are exceptionally vulnerable to climate change.
25 June 2010: The 13th Session of the African Ministers' Conference on Environment (AMCEN) took place in Bamako, Mali, from 20-25 June 2010, under the theme “Enhancing the interrelationship between climate change, biodiversity and desertification for sustainable development.” The meeting concluded with the adoption of the Bamako Declaration, which was developed to serve as the continent's new road map for sustainable development and basis for strengthening the common negotiating position on climate change and biological diversity.
UNEP Issues Policy Brief on Integrated Solutions for Biodiversity, Climate Change and Poverty [viewed]
23 June 2010: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the first issue in its new Policy Series on Ecosystem Management, titled "Integrated Solutions for Biodiversity, Climate Change and Poverty."
24 June 2010: The UNFCCC Secretariat organized a technical workshop on costs and benefits of adaptation options from 22-24 June 2010, in Madrid, Spain.
24 June 2010: The Katoomba Group, an international network of individuals working to promote and improve capacity related to markets and payments for ecosystem services (PES), held its 17th meeting in Hanoi, Viet Nam, from 23-24 June 2010.
21 June 2010: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Bangladesh are supporting the island of St. Martin's to develop strategies that offset or avoid biodiversity loss while promoting poverty reduction.
15 June 2010: At a press conference held at UN Headquarters in New York, US, on 15 June 2010, the General Assembly President elect for the 65th session, Joseph Deiss ( Switzerland), outlined the priorities of his tenure, including human rights, the environment and environmental governance, as well as the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Event: Tenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP 10) [viewed]
The 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP 10) will convene in Bergen, Norway.