ECO 58

ECO 58

All ECOs published during COP14, Cartagena MOP9 and Nagoya MOP3

Issue 1:

  • Synthetic Biology
  • Risk assessment/ Risk management
  • Local Biodiversity Outlooks

Issue 2:

  • CBD Alliance Opening statement
  • Mainstreaming Action at COP14
  • Geoengineering: Ignoring CBD decisions at the United Nations Environment Assembly?
  • The peasant's movement La Via Campesina is urging for a moratorium on gene drives
  • Herbivory: critical to coral reef health
  • Pressure Mounts for a Solution on Benefit Sharing
    for Digital Sequence Information

Issue 3 - Special IIFB issue:

  • Integration of Article 8(j) and provisions related to indigenous peoples and local communities in the work of the Convention and its Protocols
  • Biodiversity & climate change: Indigenous Peoples Traditional Knowledge is Key
  • The importance of dialogue
  • Listening to the voice of our Mother Earth
  • Statement on Socio-economic considerations
  • Review of progress in the implementation of the Convention and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020

Issue 4:

  • Do Not Betray Africa on SynBio and Gene Drives - Civil Society Organisations urge African Governments
  • UN aviation proposals threatens biodiversity goals
  • Mainstreaming
  • Addressing conflicts of interest in CBD processes
  • extinction rebellion

Issue 5:

  • Conflict of interest
  • Gene drives
  • UN declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas
  • Environmental defenders

Issue 6:

  • Who benefits from gene drives and modern biotechnology?
  • Post-2020 plenary: A wasted afternoon
  • Farmers’ seeds underpin biodiverse food systems
  • Salmon farms are threatening Chilean Patagonia
  • Deforestation, monocultures and Strategic Plans

Issue 7

  • Illegal use of pro-GM propaganda: Tanzania orders the destruction of GM field trials
  • Will yet another GM-trial ban in Africa help the moratorium on synthetic biology?
  • Civil society on post 2020 global biodiversity framework
  • Mainstreaming human rights in the CBD: The Escazú Agreement, a contribution from Latin America and the Caribbean

Issue 8

  • Deep-Sea Mining and Biodiversity Loss
  • Target 21: Venues must contribute to biodiversity loss
  • "Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it"
  • More vigorous engagement with parliamentarians
  • urged in pursuing CBD targets

Issue 9

  • Of mosquitoes and men
  • Geoengineering: C2G2 and IPLCs
  • "We are running behind..."

Issue 10

  • The Paris Agreement as inspiration?
  • A Stumbling Block for Implementation

 

 

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