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CBD Calls for Views on Ways to Integrate Biodiversity Considerations in Climate-Change Related Activities

21 August 2008: In accordance with COP Decision IX/16, the

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has issued a

notification to request Parties to submit views on ways to integrate

biodiversity considerations into climate-change related activities by 1 October

2008.

These views will also serve to provide relevant input into the Ad Hoc

Technical Expert Group on biodiversity and climate change. Parties are

requested to make use of a specific template attached to the notification and

to consider all three CBD objectives: biodiversity conservation, sustainable

use, and fair and equitable benefit-sharing. [The

notification] [Decision IX/16 on biodiversity and climate change]