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Bern Convention
Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate change


5th Meeting of the Group of Experts
21 - 23 June 2010
Reykjavik (Iceland)


At its 26th meeting, the Standing Committee of the Bern Convention set up a Group of Experts on Biodiversity and Climate Change to exchange information and review the effects of climate change in the biological diversity covered by the Convention, and to provide guidance to Parties in developing adaptation and management policies. The final aim of the Group is to present to the Standing Committee specific proposals, guidance and/or Recommendations to help Parties address the challenges of climate change in the implementation of the Convention and its objectives.

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Working documents
Report of the 4th meeting of the Group of Experts - T-PVS(2009)04E

Report of the 5th meeting of the Group of Experts - T-PVS(2010)10E

Draft comments of the SC on Recommendation 1918 (2010) of the PA - T-PVS(2010)06E



Specialised reports
Impacts of climate change on mountain biodiversity in Europe - T-PVS/Inf(2010)08E

Climate change and the biodiversity of European islands - T-PVS/Inf(2010)09E

Climate change, wildland fires and biodiversity in Europe - T-PVS/Inf(2010)10E

Compilation of national reports on activities related to biodiversity and climate change - T-PVS/Inf(2010)06E



Adopted recommendations
Recommendation No. 143 (2009) on further guidance for Parties on biodiversity and climate change

Recommendation No. 135 (2008) on addressing the impacts of climate change on biodiversity

Recommendation No. 122 (2006) on the conservation of biological diversity in the context of climate change 



Recommendations
Recommendation No. 147 (2010) on guidance for Parties on wildland fires, biodiversity and climate change

Recommendation No. 146 (2010) on guidance for Parties on biodiversity and climate change in European islands

Recommendation No. 145 (2010) on guidance for Parties on biodiversity and climate change in mountain regions




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