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Jessica Dempsey
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Canada
  • CBD Alliance
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kammoun commented on Jessica Dempsey's blog post COME to Press Conference at 13.00 hours
"bonjour chere collegue"
Oct 26, 2010
Jessica Dempsey commented on Mike Shanahan's group COP10 in Nagoya
"Canada and EU are the winners! http://tinyurl.com/24og9jf"
Oct 25, 2010
Jessica Dempsey commented on Mike Shanahan's group COP10 in Nagoya
"Come to the International Press Conference room at 13.00 hours to find out the winners of the Dodo Award."
Oct 25, 2010
Jessica Dempsey posted a blog post

COME to Press Conference at 13.00 hours

TODAY Monday October 25, civil society organizations will present the first week’s Dodo Awards to countries at the COP10.Please come to the International Conference Room (room 3f, building 3) at 13.00 hours to meet the Dodo, and hear the awards.See More
Oct 25, 2010
Jessica Dempsey posted a blog post

Looking for civil society views and analysis from the COP 10 negotiation floor?

Visit www.undercovercop.org to hear the latest from NGOs, social movements, and Indigenous Peoples. Download the most recent ECO (ECO is the voice of civil society within the CBD negotiations)! The site will be updated several times a day during COP. Follow twitter feed - UncoverCOP And on Facebook Later this week the CBD…See More
Oct 12, 2010
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Oct 12, 2010
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Jun 11, 2010

Profile Information

What is your name?
CBD Alliance
What is your job title?
Coordinator
What organisation do you work for?
CBD Alliance
Website
www.cbdalliance.org
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Agriculture, Biodiversity targets, Biotechnology, CBD negotiations, Ecosystem services, Endangered species, Forests, Invasive species, Oceans, Poverty and biodiversity, Protected areas, Trade and biodiversity, Traditional knowledge
What languages do you speak?
English, French
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail, adding any other relevant information not included in your previous answers. The site administrator will use this answer to decide whether to approve your membership
I am a coordinator with the CBD Alliance, which facilitates civil society organizations (NGOs, social movements, etc) work around the CBD, and is widely recognized as such. The Alliance facilitates general coordination and communication among civil society throughout the inter-sessional and sessional periods. We support financially nongovernmental, Indigenous and community representatives to participate in CBD meetings through a transparent self-selection process. We also produce the ECO, and other media/communication materials to ensure that the views of civil society are heard both inside and outside the process. We post updates on negotiations from a civil society point of view at www.undercovercop.org

We also work closely with the Secretariat and other Parties to ensure that the process remains as open as possible to civil society, as well as collaborating with them on items such as [square brackets], the newsletter for civil society. For background information on the CBD Alliance, go to www.cbdalliance.org

At COP 10, the CBD Alliance will bring together civil society for a strategy session prior to the negotiations, as well as a capacity building session for newcomers to the process. We will hold daily briefings and meetings for civil society.

Jessica Dempsey's Blog

COME to Press Conference at 13.00 hours

TODAY Monday October 25, civil society organizations will present the first week’s Dodo Awards to countries at the COP10.

Please come to the International Conference Room (room 3f, building 3) at 13.00 hours to meet the Dodo, and hear the awards.

Posted on October 25, 2010 at 3:47 — 1 Comment

Looking for civil society views and analysis from the COP 10 negotiation floor?

Visit www.undercovercop.org to hear the latest from NGOs, social movements, and Indigenous Peoples.

Download the most recent ECO (ECO is the voice of civil society within the CBD negotiations)!

The site will be updated several times a day during COP.

Follow twitter feed - UncoverCOP

And on Facebook… Continue

Posted on October 12, 2010 at 15:30

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