Call for candidates supported participation in upcoming CBD meetings
CBD Alliance, 25 July 2013

The CBD Alliance, a loose network of civil society organizations advocating for improved and informed participation in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) processes, offers funding for participation in the eighth meeting of the CBD Working Group on Article 8(j) (traditional knowledge) and the seventeenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 17), to be held from 7-11 October 2013 and 14-18 October 2013 respectively, in Montreal, Canada. The funding is open to civil society and indigenous peoples’ representatives from countries of the global South, who are familiar with biodiversity issues and have a sustained interested in the CBD. The Board of the CBD Alliance will decide on the selected participants. It is expected that each selected participant will actively and fully participate in the proceedings, and in the activities of the CBD Alliance. The deadline for applications is strictly 10 August 2013. Read the CBD Alliance release, including application form …