Regional Capacity-building Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on Traditional Knowledge under the CBD
9-11 December 2013 (Cochabamba, Bolivia)

Organized by the Secretariats of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO), this workshop will provide an overview of the CBD, including its Strategic Plan for Biological Diversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi targets, and focus on issues related to: the participation of indigenous and local communities in the work of the Convention; CBD Articles 8(j) (traditional knowledge) and 10(c) (customary sustainable use) and current work in preparation for the twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the CBD; the interlinkages between biological and cultural diversity; and the dialogue among diverse knowledge systems: connecting traditional knowledge systems and science. Visit the meeting’s webpage, including links to additional information material and tools for capacity building …