ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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Convention of Biological Diversity

 

Convention of biological diversity came into force on 29th December 1993 and informally known as Biological diversity. It is a multilateral treaty that develops the national strategies for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity. It has three main objectives:

 

  • (a)    The conservation of Biological diversity
  • (b)   The sustainable use of the components of biological diversity
  • (c)    The fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources.

 

 

Given below are the details of the meetings of conference of parties:

 

MEETING

DATE

PLACE

DOCUMENTS

DECISIONS

Cop 1

28th  November – 9th  December 1994

Nassau, Bahamas

33
Documents

13
Decisions

Cop 2

6th  - 17th  November 1995

Jakarta, Indonesia

56
Documents

23
Decisions

Cop 3

4th  - 15th  November 1996

Buenos Aires, Argentina

112
Documents

27
Decisions

Cop 4

4th  - 15th  May 1998

Bratislava, Slovakia

71
Documents

19
Decisions

EXCop 1

22nd  - 23rd  February 1999 & 24th  - 28th  January 2000

Cartagena, Colombia & Montreal, Canada

24
Documents

  3
Decisions

Cop 5

15th  - 26th  May 2000

Nairobi, Kenya

81
Documents

29
Decisions

Cop 6

7th  - 19th  April 2002

The Hague, Netherlands,

114
Documents

32
Decisions

Cop 7

9th  - 20th  February 2004

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

94
Documents

  36
Decisions

Cop 8

20th  - 31st  March 2006

Curitiba, Brazil

106
Documents

34
Decisions

Cop 9

19th  - 30th  May 2008

Bonn, Germany

110
Documents

36
Decisions

Cop 10

18th  - 29th  October 2010

Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

107
Documents

47
Decisions

Cop 11

8th – 19th  October 2012

Hyderabad, India

125
Documents

33
Decisions

Cop 12

6th – 17th  October 2014

Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

100
Documents

35
Decisions

Cop 13

4th  - 17th  December 2016

Cancun, Mexico

  2
Documents

 

 Source: https://www.cbd.int/cop/