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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.

ECO 59

ECO 59, Issue 1

  • Ingredients for a post 2020 GBF
  • Divestments, not investments
  • Nairobi, here we go!

ECO 59, Issue 2