The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity was established (Article 24) to support the goals of the Convention. Its principal functions are to prepare for, and service, meetings of the Conferences of the Parties (COP) and other subsidiary bodies of the Convention, and to coordinate with relevant international bodies.
We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live in dignity and security.
La Fundación para la Investigación y el Desarrollo Agrícola - FIDAR, es una organización no gubernamental, orientada a la búsqueda de alternativas para el desarrollo de comunidades urbanas y rurales en el sur occidente de la región andina de Colombia.
FIDAR cuenta con una estructura ágil, transparente y participativa para llevar a cabo todas sus actividades y el respaldo de un equipo multidisciplinario, apoyado por un grupo de asesores de universidades y centros de investigación de la región.
The India Environment Portal is initiated and managed by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) promoted by the National
Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050; CODEN: SUSTDE) is an international, cross-disciplinary, scholarly and open access journal of environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human beings. Sustainabilityprovides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development, and is published monthly online by MDPI.
Sustainability is an Open Access journal.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a non-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity.
We are a nonprofit group of researchers activists, organizers, and lawyers with expertise in human rights, environmental governance, corporate and government accountability. Our small team of activists work tirelessly and relentlessly in Uganda to extend legal services to the very poor and to preserve our natural resources.
We also network with a fantastic broad network of part-time and volunteer members on the ground whose dedication to our cause is crucial to our operations.
The Consultative Group (CG) is GFDRR’s primary decision-making and advisory body.
The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a global partnership program administered by the World Bank Group. GFDRR supports developing countries to: (i) mainstream disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in development strategies and investment programs, and (ii) improve the quality and timeliness of resilient recovery and reconstruction following a disaster.
ESMAP is a partnership between the World Bank Group and 17 partners to help low and middle-income countries reduce poverty and boost growth, through environmentally sustainable energy solutions. Situated within the World Bank, ESMAP influences billions in loans for development projects, leverages public and private financing, and shapes global policy.
Facts about ESMAP
The PMR is a forum for collective innovation and action and a fund to support capacity building to scale up climate change mitigation
- The PMR provides support to prepare and implement climate change mitigation policies—including carbon pricing instruments—in order to scale up GHG mitigation.
- Serving as a platform to share lessons, countries work together to shape the future of cost-effective GHG mitigation.
History of the GPO
The Global Partnership for Oceans was launched in 2012 as a new approach to restoring ocean health. It sought to mobilize finance and knowledge to activate proven solutions for the benefit of communities, countries and global well-being.
The GPO had over 150 partners representing governments, international organizations, civil society groups, and private sector interests committed to addressing the threats to the health, productivity and resilience of the ocean.