During the previous weeks, an informal meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA)* of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CDB) was held.
As the Women Caucus, we participated in all sessions making the voice of women and girls of the world resound strong, demanding our rights and ensuring that no strategy for conservation or regulation of biodiversity is adverse against our life or planet itself.
We invite you to listen to our interventions that were presented in plenary to CBD Parties:
- Agenda Item 3 Post-2020 global biodiversity framework
- Agenda Item 4 Synthetic biology
- Agenda Item 5 Risk assessment and risk management of living modified organisms
- Agenda Item 6 Marine and coastal biodiversity
- Agenda Item 7 Biodiversity and agriculture
Also, we invite you to read the specific contributions we made for each topic on the agenda.
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*SBSTTA comprises government representatives competent in the relevant field of expertise. Its functions include: providing assessments of the status of biological diversity; providing assessments of the types of measures taken in accordance with the provisions of the Convention; and responding to questions that the COP may put to the body (Source: www.cbd.int/sbstta/)
Am so glad for the wonderful work happening here and really want to say thank you so much for being a great voice to us women. It would be me dream come true to be a member at CBD Women one day. Am so inspired.
Hi Irene, thank you for your kinds words and support. You can join our mailing list to stay informed and contribute. Please check out our webpage https://www.women4biodiversity.org/advocacy/#ournetwork and join. Should you have any trouble, please feel free to email me at [email protected]