4-7 September 2012 Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
Regional Workshop on the Inter-Linkages between Human Health and Biodiversity in the Americas

Organized by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), this workshop will: discuss the implementation of the CBD Strategic Plan, in particular as it relates to health issues; discuss regional best practices in terms of incorporating biodiversity and health considerations in national and regional biodiversity conservation programmes; strengthen capacity and identify further capacity needs for the implementation of the Strategic Plan; identify possible joint activities to achieve health and biodiversity co-benefits for consideration in national biodiversity strategies and action plans; and promote transboundary and regional cooperation and support networks on health and biodiversity issues and strategies.  

dates: 4-7 September 2012   location: Manaus, Brazil   contact: CBD Secretariat   phone: +1 514 288 2220   fax: +1 514-288-6588   e-mail: secretariat@cbd.int   www: http://www.cbd.int/doc/notifications/2012/ntf-2012-099-health-en.pdf  

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