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Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
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Ms. Nandhini Krishna
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Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is listed as a partner in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform.
Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I)

The GW2I is a multi-stakeholder platform which is comprised of UN agencies, international organizations, governments, scientists, private sectors, industries and Major groups and stakeholders to provide the foundations (including information, tools and policy mechanisms) for partnerships to initiate comprehensive, effective and sustained programmes addressing wastewater management.

Partners
AfDB, ADB, DHI-UNEP, FAO, GEF, IAEA, Jacobs U.K. Limited, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, UEMOA, CBD, UNDESA, Prana Sustainable Water Switzerland, UNDP, UNICEF, UNU-INWEH, USEPA, WECF, WHO, Ramsar, IMWI, CUTEC-Institute GmbH, Ecoturismo Y Nuevas Tecnologias, UNIDO, Inter-American Development Bank, UN-Habitat, Fisheries Division Laboratory Antigua, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainab...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
The International Coral Reef Initiative

The International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) is a partnership of Nations and organizations which strives to preserve coral reefs and related ecosystems.ICRI recognizes the significant role that coral reefs and their associated ecosystems play in maintaining and enhancing marine biodiversity. ICRI further recognizes that the world's coral reefs are in serious degradation due to both anthropogenic pressure as well as global climate change, and there is an urgent need to enhance resilience of these ecosystems. A significant number of the Small Island Developing States hold large areas of coral ...[more]

Partners
Member countries: Australia, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Fiji, France, Grenada, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Panama, the Philippines, Monaco, the Republic of Palau, Samoa, Seychelles, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Vietnam M...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Western Indian Ocean Coastal Challenge (WIOCC)

The WIOCC is a country led partnership that promotes actions for climate resilient development that achieves effective conservation of biodiversity, enhanced livelihood and economies for greater social security among coastal communities. The WIOCC mobilises the political, financial and technical commitment at national and regional levels by inspiring leadership and facilitating collaboration towards a shared, long-term vision.

Partners
Comoros, France-Réunion, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania and Zanzibar; European Union; Indian Ocean Commission (IOC); UNEP Nairobi Convention Secretariat; Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity; Global Island Partnership (GLISPA); Western Indian Ocean Consortium (WIO-C) including the WCS, IUCN, WWF, WIOMSA, CORDIO, IOC-Indian Ocean Commission, NEPAD an...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals