Reviewed meetings

Updates currently available at the TEMATEA database

Global Updates

The TEMATEA modules are being updated with decisions adopted by global processes between Dec 2007 and March 2010. This contains decisions from the following:

  • CBD COP9
  • Ramsar COP10
  • CMS COP9
  • WHC Committee 32 & 33
  • CITES COP15
  • UNFCCC COP13, 14 & 15
  • UNCCD COP8
  • IPPC
  • UNCLOS
  • UNESCO MAB

These decisions have been analyzed and included in the TEMATEA logical framework, for the following modules: Climate Change & Biodiversity, Inland Waters, Invasive Alien Species, Protected Areas, and Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS). They will be online by October 2010.

Regional Updates

Decisions from regional processes have been covered until mid 2009, and relate to the following regional processes:

Europe

1. African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA - Eurasia)
2. Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic (OSPAR)
3. Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention)
4. Convention on the Protection of the Alps (Alpine Convention)
5. European Union Legislation[i]
6. HELCOM
7. Kyiv Resolution on Biodiversity
8. Memorandum of Understanding concerning Conservation Measures for the Siberian Crane
(Grus leucogeranus)
9. Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy (PEBLDS)
10. Protocol concerning specially protected areas and biological diversity in the Mediterranean
11. The Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European (EUROBATS)
12. Convention on Access to Info, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus)

Africa

1. Additional act n° 03/2001 bearing adoption of the agricultural policy of the UEMOA
2. African Convention on the Conservation of Nature And Natural Resources (1968)
3. African Convention on the Conservation of Nature And Natural Resources (Not Yet Entered Into Force)
4. African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA - Africa)
5. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
6. Convention for the Protection, Management, and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the East African Region (CPMDMC of EA)
7. Convention on Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (CLVFO)
8. Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)
9. Int'l Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of SIDS (Mauritius Dec.)
10. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
11. Lusaka Agreement
12. Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation on Environment Management (MOU of CEM)
13. New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
14. OMVS
15. Protocol Concerning Protected Areas and Wild Fauna and Flora in the Eastern African region (PPAWFEA)
16. Protocol concerning specially protected areas and biological diversity in the Mediterranean
17. Regional Convention On Fisheries Cooperation Among African States Bordering The Atlantic Ocean
18. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
19. The Treaty For The Establishment of The East African Community (EAC)

Asia

1. Agreement On The Cooperation For The Sustainable Development Of The Mekong River Basin
2. Bandar Seri Begawan Resolution on Environment and Development
3. Cebu Resolution on Sustainable Development
4. Jakarta Declaration on Environment and Development
5. Singapore Resolution on Environment and Development
6. Yangon Resolution on Sustainable Development

Latin America and the Caribbean

1. Declaración de Intención de Cooperación para el Desarrollo Sostenible e Implementación Conjunta para la Reducción de Emisiones de Gases Productores del Efecto Invernadero, de los Gobiernos de los Estados Unidos de América y de Belice, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua y Panamá
2. Convenio para la Protección y el Desarrollo del Medio Marino en la Región del Gran Caribe (Convención de Cartagena)
3. Protocol Concerning Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife to the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region
4. Convenio para la Conservación y Manejo de la Vicuña
5. Tratado de Cooperación Amazónica
6. Convención Interamericana para la Protección y Conservación de las Tortugas Marinas
7. Convenio para la Protección del Medio marino y la zona costera del pacífico sudeste (Convenio de Lima)
8. Protocolo para la Conservación y Administración de áreas marinas y costeras protegidas del Pacífico sudeste
9. Política Centroamericana para la Conservación y Uso de los Humedales
10. Declaración de San José sobre el corredor marino de conservación del pacifico este tropical entre las islas Coco – Galápagos – Malpelo – Coiba – Gorgona
11. Convención para la protección de la flora, de la fauna y de bellezas escénicas naturales de los países de América
12. Estrategia regional de biodiversidad para los países del trópico andino

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[i]Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds
Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment
Directive 98/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
Directive 97/11/EC amending Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain projects on the environment
Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora
Directive 2000/60/EC establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy
Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading amending Directive 96/61/EC
Directive 2004/101/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading amending Directive 2003/87/EC
Regulation No 338/97 of 9 December 1996 protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein
Regulation No 1808/2001 laying down detailed rules concerning the implementation of Regulation No 338/97