International Focal Points Established - Convention on Biological Diversity (November 4th, 2002)
The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity has received endorsements from national focal points for the establishment of three international thematic focal points, namely: i) the Global Taxonomy Initiative; ii) the Global Invasive Species Programme;and iii) NatureServe.
More information on international thematic focal points is available on the Convention's web site. We would appreciate greatly your advice on the establishment of additional international thematic focal points, particularly in the context of decisions from the sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties. The full-text of the notification is available here.