ITTO ED Emmanuel Ze Meka (left); Asad Rahmani, Bombay Natural History Society Director/BirdLife India; and Shinya Ejima, JICA India Chief Representative (right) at ITTO COP 11 side event. Photo: ITTO/J. Leigh
ITTO had an active presence at the Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 11) during October 6-17 in Hyderabad, India. The Secretariat participated in The Third International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative Global Conference (IPSI- 3) from October 6-7, the theme of the conference being “Contribution to Achieving the Aichi Biodiversity Targets”. At this meeting ITTO became a member of the steering committee that serves as the executive body of IPSI.