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Belgian Clearing House Mechanism (Convention on Biological Diversity)

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TitleBelgian Clearing House Mechanism (Convention on Biological Diversity)
2nd TitleBelgisch uitwisselingsweb (Het Verdrag inzake Biologische Diversiteit); Centre d'échange d'informations de la Belgique (La Convention sur la diversité biologique)
CreatorBelgian Clearing-House Mechanism
DescriptionThe website is the Belgian contribution to the Clearing-House Mechanism (CHM) under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It was originally launched in 1996. The objectives of the website are to: deliver information on the Convention on Biological Diversity and its implementation in Belgium; provide on-line versions of Belgian strategic documents related to the Convention (national reports, strategies, actions plans, etc.); offer information on the status of biodiversity in Belgium; make links to Internet-based biodiversity information in Belgium; offer a window for scientific and technical cooperation in the field of biodiversity; promote public awareness and education on biodiversity. The website is maintained by the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, in its role as Belgian National Focal Point to the Clearing-House Mechanism.
LanguageDutch, English, French
Keywordsinformation services; biodiversity; CBD; clearinghouse mechanism
TypeInformation services
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 Published: February 2 2007 | Last updated: August 25 2008