Last updated: 21/10/2014

Notifications



02/11/2014 - GB6-023

Treaty-Related Side Events and Agenda Items Scheduled at the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-12)

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Non-Contracting Parties, Observers

I have the honour to draw to your attention to some of the side events of major relevance for the Treaty's Programme of Work during the upcoming Twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-12) serving also as the First meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing. The meeting will take place in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea, from 6 to 17 October 2014.

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29/09/2014 - GB6-025

Call for Funding of the Special Funds for Agreed Purposes and Special Fund for the Participation of Developing Countries

Observers, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Contracting Parties, National Focal Points

in connection with Meetings of the Governing Body, the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System as well as Activities foreseen under the Work Programme and Budget 2014-15

 The purpose of this Notification is to inform Contracting Parties of the progressing depletion of funds and to invite them to make contributions to the Special Funds in support of the third meeting of the Ad Hoc Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System as well as the implementation of the Work Programme for 2014-15.

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24/09/2014 - GB6-024

Call for Proposals 2014: Invitation to Develop Full Project Proposals

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points

In relation to the Third Call for Proposals of the Benefit-sharing Fund of the International Treaty, I am pleased to announce the decision of the Bureau of the Sixth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty to invite the applicants

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15/09/2014 - GB6-022

Additional Information on the Fourth High-Level Round Table

Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Observers, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, Observers

Following the earlier Notification GB6-0021, dated 1 August 2014, this Notification provides additional information on the 4th High-Level Round Table on the Treaty, entitled “The International Treaty, Climate Change and Food Security.” The Fourth High-Level Round Table will take place in New York on 24 September 2014 on the occasion of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Change Summit under the chairmanship of H.E. Dr Fuad bin Jafaar Al-Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth, Sultanate of Oman.

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01/08/2014 - GB6-021

Invitation to the Fourth High-Level Round Table

Individuals concerned, Non-Contracting Parties, Observers, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Contracting Parties, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points
The International Treaty, Climate Change & Food Security - New York, 24 September 2014 – 69th UNGA

I am pleased to inform you that the Fourth High-Level Round Table on the International Treaty, “The International Treaty, Climate Change and Food Security,” will take place in New York under the patronage of H.E. Dr Fuad bin Jafaar Al-Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth, Sultanate of Oman, on 24 September 2014 in New York on the occasion of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Secretary General’s Climate Change Summit.

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29/07/2014 - GB6-020

Second Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing - Dates

Non-Contracting Parties, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Contracting Parties, Individuals concerned, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Observers

I have the honour to announce that the Second Meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-Ended Working Group to Enhance the Functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-Sharing (Working Group) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 9 to 11 December 2014. Arrangements are being made to allow delegates and stakeholders to hold regional and inter-regional consultations on 8 December 2014.

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23/07/2014 - GB6-019

Invitation to Complete and Circulate the Questionnaire on the willingness of the stakeholders to use the Multilateral System

Contracting Parties, International relevant organizations, National Focal Points, Permanent Mission accredited to FAO
Individuals concerned, Non-Contracting Parties, Observers
New deadline: 4 September 2014

The purpose of this Notification is to invite all interested stakeholders to complete the questionnaire that the Secretariat will take into account in preparing Study 4 for the second meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group to enhance the functioning of the Multilateral System of Access and Benefit-sharing. New deadline: 4 september 2014 

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16/07/2014 -

Steering Committee Discusses action plan for the Near East and the North Africa

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