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DEADLINE-Aug 12- IIFB- Funding available for Indigenous Peoples to participate in upcoming CBD meetings

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  • Don Bain
    From: IIFB [mailto:iifb-bounces@mail.indigenousportal.com] On Behalf Of Malia Sent: July-30-13 4:47 PM To: iifb@mail.indigenousportal.com;
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      From: IIFB [mailto:iifb-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Malia
      Sent: July-30-13 4:47 PM
      To: iifb@...; iifb2@...
      Subject: [IIFB] DEADLINE-Aug 12- IIFB- Funding available for Indigenous Peoples to participate in upcoming CBD meetings

      Aloha everyone-

      I hope this email finds all of you in good health.

      The IIFB is preparing for the upcoming CBD meetings that will be held in Montreal, Canada-

      • October 7-11, 2013- Eighth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity
      (https://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=WG8J-08)

      • October 14-18, 2013- Seventeenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

      (https://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=SBSTTA-17)


      The IIFB will be able to support the participation of three (3) indigenous representatives (with a priority for 1 participant from each of the following regions- Latin America, Africa, and Asia)

      Funding covers: economy flight itinerary, visa costs, hotel accommodations, and a daily per diem.

      Deadline for applications is August 12, 2013.

      Eligibility: Funding is open to Indigenous Peoples that have participated in past CBD meetings and have the support of a local indigenous organization.

      Selected participants must commit to the following-

      • Participate in IIFB prep meeting for WG8j on Oct 5-6, 2013 and IIFB prep meeting for SBSTTA-17 on October 12-13, 2013.

      • Attend both WG8j and SBSTTA meetings in Montreal, Canada.

      • Review documents found on website in preparation for the meeting.

      • Submit a report within 2 weeks of the completion of the 2 meetings (more information to come soon).




      Please complete the electronic application - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gp1LcVsIvSEKRvK35QiQ7ko19Oda40iPIb-c3xxlSmU/viewform
      Please complete the electronic application - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gp1LcVsIvSEKRvK35QiQ7ko19Oda40iPIb-c3xxlSmU/viewform
      Please complete this electronic application -
      https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gp1LcVsIvSEKRvK35QiQ7ko19Oda40iPIb-c3xxlSmU/viewform

      If you have any questions feel free to email me at malianob@...<mailto:malianob@...>.

      Thanks,
      Malia

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