Tag Archives: Biodiversity

International recognition for the Biodiversity and Community Health Initiative

During the last meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) in Montreal, the international community recognised the relevance of our work once more! It was further highlighted that cross-cutting initiatives on biodiversity, food, nutrition and health are key to reach international development goals. Together with our partner Bioversity International, we

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Fostering synergies between biodiversity & human health

    Three of the Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partners the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), Bioversity International and UNEP jointly with other partners such as the World Health Organization (WHO) are conducting a side event on biodiversity, ecosystems and the life-supporting services. On Wednesday 25th of June multiple key

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Why small island developing states matter

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States. Small island developing states are rich in vibrant and distinct cultures, diversity and heritage. Watch the short clip and learn more about how small island developing states are addressing pressing global issues through ingenuity, innovation and use of traditional knowledge.

2014 International Day for Biodiversity Celebrations around the world

2014 International Day for Biodiversity Celebrations around the world The CBD Secretariat, a key partner of the Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative, encourages all parties to the Convention and all organizations to celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD). Find out more about events in your country here.

The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)

The UN has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This year is dedicated to island biodiversity and emphasises at the same time the designation by the UN General Assembly of 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States. In addition, the

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Creating Health Commons in India

The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partners UNU-IAS and FRLHT are facilitating a two-day multi-stakeholder forum on ways to link biodiversity, community health and sustainable livelihoods through Public Private Partnership (PPP) innovations. Thanks to the partnership with the Shuttleworth Foundation and its support for community health advocates, our partners will be discussing ways to create health commons which also

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The International Day for Biological Diversity is coming up in 3 days !

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 ‘The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)’ to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This years day is dedicated to Island Biodiversity. Follow global actions here / The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s key partner the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) provides you some important background

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