Peer Review and Negotiation Process
The draft elements of the strategic framework
were made available for peer review during the Rome global thematic consultation on capacity-building and technical and scientific cooperation (held from 1 to 2 March 2020) and an online discussion forum
held from 25 May to 5 June 2020.
Parties, other governments, indigenous peoples and local communities, women, youth and organizations actively involved in capacity development efforts were also invited, through notification 2020-037
, to provide comments on the draft elements. A total of 27 written submissions were received from 9 governments
, including sub-national governments, and 15 organizations
Subsequently, a draft long-term strategic framework was prepared and submitted for consideration by the Subsidiary Body on Implementation at its third meeting (SBI 3
), held virtually from 3 May to 13 June 2021 and resumed in-person from 14 to 29 March 2022 in Geneva (Switzerland).
SBI 3 recommended the adoption of the draft long-term strategic framework for capacity building and development to support implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework (CBD/SBI/REC/3/8 Annex 1
, pages 11-15) by COP 15
held from 7 to 19 December 2022 in Montreal (Canada).