Island Biodiversity


  • Background
    At its seventh meeting, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity adopted its multi-year programme of work up to 2010 (decision VII/31). Island biodiversity was identified as a new thematic area to be developed under the Convention and as the item for in-depth consideration at the eighth meeting of the COP in 2006. More »

  • COP Decisions
    A list of COP decisions related to island biodiversity. More »

  • Programme of Work
    At its eighth meeting (Brazil, March 2006), the Conference of the Parties adopted the first-ever programme of work dedicated solely to the uniqueness and fragility of island biodiversity (decision VIII/1). More »