The opinions, commentaries, and articles printed in ECO are the sole opinion of the individual authors or organisations, unless otherwise expressed.

SBI 2 - Brief Report for Civil Society

The report does not aim to present an exhaustive analysis of the whole agenda discussed at SBI 2, but rather to point out relevant aspects of key agenda items that relate to the work of civil society and that could help in the advocacy work of the organizations and networks interested in the CBD process.

ECO 57

All ECOs published during the 2nd Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI 2) in Montreal, 2-7 July 2018

Issue 1

  • Stand up for the CBD!
  • Implementation!
  • Closing Statement SBSTTA - TWN
  • Protected Areas and OECMs Community Conservation and NBSAPs

Issue 2

ECO 56

All ECOs published during SBSTTA 22 in Montreal, 2-7 July 2018

Issue 1

ECO 55

All ECOs published during SBSTTA 21 and Art. 8j Working Group in Montreal, 11-16 December 2017

ECO 54

All ECOs of the COP 13 in Cancun, December 2016

Memorandum of Understanding

After a long process, and during last SBI meeting, the CBD Alliance and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as a result of the longstanding relation and work done all these years.

ECO 50

All ECOs from COP 50, October 2014

ECO 48

All ECOs from MOP 6 of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, October 2012.

ECO 47

All ECOs from WGRI 5 in June 2014.

ECO 44

All ECOs from COP 11, October 2012 in Hydrabad

Briefing notes for COP 11

Over the past two months, civil society groups from all over the world within the CBD Alliance network have been discussing, debating and coming to agreement on what they believe to be the key issues for the Hyderabad COP.

Who we are

The CBD Alliance is a network of civil society organizations who have a common interest in the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Our relation to the CBD

The Convention on Biological Diversity is a Convention under the UN system, one of the three Río Conventions, which aims its work to preserve biodiversity and ensure its sustainable use.

Mission and vision

The CBD Alliance exists to facilitate more diverse, coordinated, and effective civil society input into CBD policy-making.



I am the coordinator of the CBD Alliance. I am here to assist you, and to help the alliance being as fluently working as coordinated as possible.

 Throughout the year, I am here for you to:


The CBD Alliance

 1.     The CBD Alliance is a network of civil society organization, working together to positively influence the CBD negotiations, and the implementation of the Convention.