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Global Youth Biodiversity Network (gybn) kick-off conference

  This conference is all about participation and it’s most special element will be YOU! The conference wants to achieve the following goals: Building the network:
  • Space to present the experiences and best practice examples of the participant’s organizations
  • Creating the structure of gybn, as a sustainable network
  • Personal exchange
Focus CBD COP 11:
  • Workshops on main issues for example:
  • Establishment of targets and financial mechanisms for the mobilization of sufficient resources for the protection of biological diversity
  • The status of the Nagoya-Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing
  • The implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011 – 2020 and progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets
  • The Implementation of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity
  • Marine and costal biodiversity
  • Biodiversity and Climate change 
  • World café for exchanging knowledge as well as experiences
  • Working groups on PR and media as well as actions during the COP 11
 Getting in action:
  • First public action in Berlin, organized and designed by the participants
  • Defining next steps and responsibilities
  • Creating the common “Berlin Declaration” as a base for the gybn actions to come
 Read more on the conference website.
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Global Youth Biodiversity Network (gybn) kick-off conference