CBD-ICRI Side Event at COP 9 "Marine Biodiversity and the International Year of the Reef"

Location: 
Bonn
Dates: 
Mon, 2008-05-26

CBD-ICRI Side Event at COP 9
"Marine Biodiversity and the International Year of the Reef"
Celebrating International Year of the Reef (IYOR) 2008

26 May 2008 (Monday) - 13:15 - 14:45
Venue: Saal Bonn, Ground floor of the Hotel Maritim

 

Agenda

Chair of the Meeting: Christine Dawson, U.S. Department of State, USA

Opening

 

  • Christine Dawson, U.S. Department of State, USA
  • Dr. Ahmaed Djoghlaf, CBD Executive Secretary
  • Dr. Georg Heiss, Museum für Naturkunde, Germany

International Year of the Reef

 

  • "The International Year of the Reef: Worldwide campaign for local, regional and global involvement in the protection of the reef" -
    Francis Staub
    IYOR Coordinator, ICRI Secretariat

Status and trends of coral reefs and the impacts of climate change on the reef

 

  • "World status and trends of coral reefs and their associated biodiversity"
    Dr. Clive Wilkinson
    Global Coordinator
    Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network

 

  • "Cold Water Coral Reef and the impacts of climate change on the reef"
    Dr. Stefan Hain
    Head, Coral Reef Unit (CRU)
    United Nations Environment Programme

Regional Efforts for Reef Conservation

 

  • "Coral Triangle Initiative"
    Syamsal Ma’arif, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indonesia on the behalf of HE. the Minister Freddy Numberi (Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia)

 

  • "Regional efforts for the conservation of coral reefs through the establishment of MPA network"
    Mr. Atsuhiro Yoshinaka, Deputy Director
    Biodiversity division, Nature Conservation Bureau
    Ministry of the Environment, Tokyo, Japan

Global Efforts for the Reef Conservation

 

  • "IOC's efforts for the monitoring and scientific assessment of marine biodiversity, including the coral reef"
    Salvatore Arico
    Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC)

The Webcast of the side event is available at: http://unfccc.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/CBD2008_2/templ/ply_cbd.php?id_kongresssession=1111&player_mode=isdn_real

For more information, contact Francis Staub fstaub@iyor.org and Jihyun Lee (jihyun.lee@cbd.int