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Implementation of convention on biological diversity in Pakistan

Tahir Hasnain

Implementation of convention on biological diversity in Pakistan

by Tahir Hasnain

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Published by Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTahir Hasnain.
SeriesPolicy brief series -- #2
ContributionsSustainable Development Policy Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2009/40900 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23552365M
LC Control Number2006312412

The implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity is carried out by the federal government, the regions, the communities and the local authorities (provinces and municipalities). The regions are in charge of territorial matters. They have therefore the greatest amount of responsibilities on biodiversity-related issues: nature. The Jakarta Ministerial Statement On The Implementation Of The Convention On Biological Diversity. Source: Unofficial. WE, THE MINISTERS PARTICIPATING IN THE MINISTERIAL SEGMENT OF THE SECOND MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, HELD IN JAKARTA, INDONESIA, ON 14 AND .

United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. At its fourteenth session, the Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme adopted decision 14/26 of 17 June by which it requested the Executive Director of the Programme, in consultation with Governments, to establish an Ad Hoc Working Group of Experts on Biological Diversity to investigate the . 2 Convention on Biological Diversity, June 5,, art. 1, 31 I.L.M. (entered into force Dec. 29, )[hereinafter Convention]. 3 The Agreements include the Rio Declaration, Convention on Climate Change, Conven-tion on Biological Diversity and Statement of Principles on Forests.

The Convention on Biological Diversity bears considerable responsibility in promoting these actions at national, regional and global levels. The 7th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties provides an unprecedented opportunity for the Parties to agree and commit to an action agenda on protected areas that contributes effectively to the A scientific discipline devoted to understanding the factors, forces and the processes that influence the loss, protection and restoration of biological diversity. (Integrates ecology, physiology, molecular biology, genetics, and evolutionary biology .


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Implementation of convention on biological diversity in Pakistan by Tahir Hasnain Download PDF EPUB FB2

Third National Report on implementation of Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Pakistan Directorate of Biodiversity Pakistan’s diversity extends to its climatic, socioeconomic and environmental characteristics that differ significantly from region to region.

The country has four provinces, the Punjab, the North Western. The First National Report on the Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity has finally been completed with the help of a number of resource persons and LEAD family members.

LEAD-Pakistan thanks all involved in every stage of the process for their time, valuable comments and suggestions. The Convention on Biological Diversity offers a general framework for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. It tackles multiple subjects such as It tackles multiple subjects such as thematic issues: biodiversity of agricultural lands, forests, mountains, islands, marine and coastal areas, dry and sub-humid lands and inland waters.

Convention on Biological Diversity The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), is an international legally binding treaty aimed for conservation of biodiversity.

CBD entered into force on 29 December through the initiative of UNEP convened Ad Hoc Working Group of Experts on Biological Diversity. CBD created Nagoya and Cartagena Protocols. Implementation The world is losing species and biodiversity at an unprecedented rate. The causes go deep and the losses are driven by complex array of Social, Economic, Political, and Biological factors at different levels.

the Convention on Biological Diversity was signed at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Convention lays immense impor-tance on biological diversity and the need to preserve it for future generations.

To facilitate understanding, global diversity is usually divided into t h r ee categories: genetic diversity,File Size: 4MB. Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (CCD). One of the outputs from NCSA is the development of a stocktaking report compiling past & on-going capacity assessment or development initiatives related to the three conventions mentioned above.

Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity 1. Introduction. Background. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was inspired by the world community’s growing commitment to sustainable development.

It is an important global instrument which first evolved through the United Nations Conference on Environment. Translating the content of the Convention into policy and practice at the national and local level is extremely challenging.

In the first ten years following the creation of the Convention a comprehensive body of guidance relating to the goals of the Convention was developed. Inthe Conference of the Parties adopted a Strategic Plan, including the.

The goal of this transdisciplinary book is to identify the problems and challenges facing implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

Pakistan is rich in biodiversity, particularly in the arid and semi-arid regions which cover almost 80% of the total land area.

A number of animal and plant species are threatened and/or. Tanzania signed the International Convention on the Conservation of Biological Diversity on Jand ratified it on March 1, Since the signing of the Convention, Tanzania has been committed to implementing the Articles of the Convention, and has taken necessary measures to conserve biological diversity.

Bangladesh has been a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) although implementation of the convention has been poor. We independently assessed the extent to which the program of work (POW) of the CBD has been implemented in Bangladesh by carrying out workshops involving local communities, conservation organizations, universities, Cited by: Convention on Biological Diversity, also called Biodiversity Treaty, international treaty designed to promote the conservation of biodiversity and to ensure the sustainable use and equitable sharing of genetic resources.

Work on the treaty concluded in Nairobi in May with the adoption of the Nairobi Final Act by the Nairobi Conference for the Adoption of the Agreed Text of the. CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 5 JUNE Preamble The Contracting Parties, Conscious of the intrinsic value of biological diversity and of the ecological, genetic, social, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, recreational and aesthetic values of biological diversity and its components.

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) lies at the heart of biodiversity conservation initiatives. It offers opportunities to address global issues at the national level through locally grown solutions and measures.

This article reviews the national challenges and opportunities in meeting requirements of the CBD by analysing twenty Third National Reports Cited by: The primary goal of A Guide to the Convention on Biological Diversity is to explain the Convention's text.

Where appropriate, options for implementing a Convention article are provided. In many instances, these suggestions draw on existing environmental policy documents and action plans such as the WorldCited by: Title: The Convention on Biological Diversity.

Category: International Treaty. Date: References: General Description: Objectives. The overall objectives of the Convention were to establish a means for the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its components and the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilisation of.

Integrated approaches to the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity Actions on ABS in the context of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves VibekeVibeke Jensen, Director UNESCO Liaison Office in New York.

BIODIVERSITY in UNESCO Knowledge dimensions Science and traditional knowledge on biodiversity. This Fourth National Report on the Implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity highlights the initiatives and strategies put in place to implement the Convention during the reporting period.

It also provides an account of achievements and constraints encountered in the implementation process. York until 4 June The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity entered into force on 29 December CARTAGENA PROTOCOL ON BIOSAFETY TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY.

Pursuant to arti paragraph 3, of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Conference of the Parties, by its decision II/5, established an Open-File Size: 24KB.Strengthening the Implementation of the Biological Diversity Act and Rules on its Access and Benefit Sharing Provisions Objectives: Institutional, individual and systemic capacities of stakeholders are increased to effectively implement the Biological Diversity Act and the Rules to achieve biodiversity conservation through implementing ABS.the current situation, and the challenges and the future prospects for the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity in Brazil.

Particular attention is paid to certain issues covered by this Convention, including the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity, access to genetic resources, and financing.