COP 10 – Calendar of “coral reefs related Side-Events

Pursuant to decision IX/35, the tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 10) will be held in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, from 18 to 29 October 2010. COP 10 will include several side events related to coral reefs listed below. If you organization is planning to hold an event, please let us know.

Wednesday, 20 October 2010
Coral reefs: the importance of regional cooperation
Time: 16:30 – 18:00
Location: Room 234B – Bldg 2 – 3rd Floor
Organizer: the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI)
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Sabah’s, Malaysia conservation governance – Ecosystem approach in practice
Time: 16:30 – 18:00
Location: Room 130 – Bldg 1 – 3rd Floor
Organizer: Sabah Biodiversity Centre
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Saturday, 23 October 2010
Oceans Day
Time: all day
Location: Shirotori Hall, Nagoya Congress Center Bldg. 4
Organizers: the Global Forum on Oceans, Coasts, and Islands, in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Global Environment Facility
More information: Oceans Day
Sunday, 24 October 2010
GLOBE Coral Reef Crisis Meeting as part of the “GLOBE International Commission on Land Use Change and Ecosystems”
Time: 09:00 – 15:30
Location: TBC
Organizer: GLOBE
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Monday, 25 October 2010
Drifting woods: the voyage from Eastern Africa to Nagoya
Time: 18:15 – 19:45
Location: Nagoya Gakuin University – Offsite location
Organizer: WWF Tanzania
Ecosystem Based Management and adaptation lessons from the Pacific
Time: 16:30-18:00
Location: Room 233B – Bldg 2 – 3rd Floor
Organizer: Wildlife Conservation Society
More information: As part of the Pacific’s celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)-Fiji and its partners will launch an Ecosystem Based Management (EBM) guide for the EBM practitioners in the Tropical Western Pacific, which is based on lesson learned from four years of researching and implementing ecosystem-based management in the Western Pacific. This event will be hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Fiji Government
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
Leading from the front, the bio-champs of Asia; partnerships for critical ecosystems in Asia and the Pacific
Time: 16:30 – 18:00
Location: Room 233B – Bldg 2 – 3rd Floor
Organizer: WWF
Thursday, 28 October 2010
GLOBE International: Legislative actions to restore marine biodiversity and ecosystems services
Time: 13:15 – 14:45
Location: Room 231B – Bldg 2 – 3rd Floor
Organizer: GLOBE
Pacific Ocean 2020 challenge – A healthy ocean for future generations
Time: 13:15 – 14:45
Location: Room 136 – Bldg 1 – 3rd Floor
Organizer: World Future Council

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