Saturday, August 9, 2014

Rio Conventions Pavilion, COP 12

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in consultation with the Secretariats of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), will convene the Rio Conventions Pavilion at the margins of the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD (COP 12) to be held from 6 to 17 October 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.

With the kind support of the host Government, the Rio Conventions Pavilion will provide opportunities for Parties and organizations to highlight activities linking biodiversity conservation, sustainable land management and climate change mitigation and adaptation, especially at national and sub-national levels.

The Rio Conventions Pavilion contributes to enhancing awareness-raising, information-sharing and outreach in the framework of the Rio Conventions (CBD COP Decision IX/16) and to strengthening the collaboration between the Rio Conventions (UN General Assembly Resolution 64/203 of (14 December 2009).

The text of this notification is also available on the CBD website at:

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