Since CBD COP9 in May 2008, the GDI has engaged in an ongoing series of consultations and workshops to further develop its approach to international private-sector resource mobilisation for biodiversity.


GDI Events during Phase 3

Update on the GDI
05 November 2013 – Paris, France

5th GDI Expert Meeting
27 September 2013 – Gland, Switzerland

Other events in 2013, including meetings in Brussels, The Hague, Paris and Washington DC will be added to this list.


GDI Events during Phase 2

4th GDI Expert Meeting
25-27 March 2012 – São Paulo, Brazil

TEEB Conference 2012
19-22 March 2012 – Leipzig, Germany

Biodiversity in standards workshop
30 November 2011 – Cambridge, UK

Private sector roundtable on the GDI
24 November 2011 – Zurich, Switzerland

Smart and Sustainable Land Use Workshop
11 November 2011 – Utrecht, The Netherlands

Intergroup of Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development Meeting
8 November 2011 – Brussels, Belgium

Segera Site Visit
12-14 October 2010 – Laikipia, Kenya

GDI African Briefing
11 October 2011 – Muthaiga, Nairobi, Kenya

3rd Expert Meeting on the GDI
09-11 October 2011 – Nairobi, Kenya

GDI Private Sector Roundtable
04 October 2011 – London, UK

GDI consultation with the Government of Sweden
29 September 2011 – Stockholm, Sweden

EU Biodiversity Benchmarking Workshop for the Non-Energy Extractive Industries Sector
20 September 2011 – Bussels, Belgium

GDI consultation with the Government of France
06 June 2011 – Paris, France

EU Biodiversity Workshop: Uses of Innovative Financial Instruments and Approaches to Enhance Private Sector Finance of Biodiversity
03 May 2011 – Brussels, Belgium

Workshop on piloting the GDI
13 April 2011 – The Hague, Netherlands

State of Biodiversity Markets: 2011 Webinar
01 April 2011 – Online Event

International Workshop on Innovative Financial Mechanisms
22-23 March 2011 – Budapest, Hungry

Expert Workshop: Mobilising Private Sector Finance for Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainable Use
09 March 2011 – Paris, France

GDI consultation with the Government of Switzerland
03 March 2011 – Bern, Switzerland

Arbeitstreffen des Deutschen Global Compact Netzwerks
01 December 2010 – Berlin, Germany

Regional Workshop on Biodiversity and Finance
29 – 30 November 2010 – Cairo, Egypt


GDI Events during Phase 1

During Phase 1 the GDI was known as the Green Development Mechanism 2010 Initiative or simply GDM.

GDM 2010 Initiative events
May 2008 – October 2010 – events from CBD COP9 to COP10