The United Nations Biodiversity Conference COP13 is held during 4-17 December 2016 in Cancun, Mexico. It is the highest governing body of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) which brings together representatives of the countries party managers and key players to promote the implementation of the Convention.

Mr. Aoki, chief advisor of the JICA Expert Team (JET), will report a contribution to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets through the Anzali Wetland Ecological Management Project Phase II in the side event “National, Regional & Global Challenges Biodiversity Conservation in Iran” on 12th Dec. The newsletter of the project special edit for COP13 to be distributed for participants has been prepared as shown below.

Program of the side event on Biodiversity Conservation in IRAN