This page provides a list of key events where the GDM 2010 Initiative was presented and discussed.

These events allowed for consultations with a wide range of stakeholders and in so doing helped to shape the concept of a GDM as well as to build international interest and support for setting up a GDM.

2010

GDM Initiative at COP10
18-29 October 2010 – Nagoya, Japan

Biodiversity and the fight against poverty: Opportunities for Africa
12-17 September 2010 – Libreville, Gabon

Meeting with the African Group in Geneva
06 September 2010 – Geneva, Switzerland

The current situation of consideration for a financial mechanism in biodiversity
21 June 2010 – Tokyo, Japan

SBSTTA14, WGRI3 & the GDM
10-28 May 2010 – Nairobi, Kenya

Geneva GDM lunch
22 Apr 2010 – Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva Trade and Biodiversity Day
22 Apr 2010 – Geneva, Switzerland

WBCSD workshop on TEEB, GDM and COP10
12 Mar 2010 – Montreux, Switzerland

2nd expert workshop on a green development mechanism
22-23 Feb 2010 – Bali, Indonesia

International Workshop on Innovative Financial Mechanisms
27-29 Jan 2010 – Bonn, Germany

2009

Third Business and the 2010 Biodiversity Challenge Conference
30 Nov – 02 Dec 2009 – Jakarta, Indonesia

The Business of BioTrade: Conserving biodiversity through using biological resources sustainably and responsibly
24 Nov 2009 – Geneva, Switzerland

TBLI CONFERENCE EUROPE 2009
12-13 Nov 2009 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Boosting investments in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
11-12 Nov 2009 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

UNEP FI 2009 Global Roundtable
22-23 October 2009 – Cape Town, South Africa

SAI Platform Advisory Council Meeting
06 October 2009 – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Public Seminar on International Market-based Instrument to Finance Biodiversity Conservation
05 Aug 2009 – Tokyo, Japan

Innovative international financing for biodiversity
02 Jul 2009 – Paris, France

Expert Workshop on a Green Development Mechanism
09-10 Feb 2009 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 2008

Balancing biodiversity: Towards a global incentive instrument for biodiversity preservation
20 May 2008 – Bonn, Germany