Meetings of the Convention


SBSTTA-24 / SBI-03 / WG2020-03
Geneva, Switzerland - March 2022
2022-03-14 - 2022-03-30
22 December 2021 – The CBD Secretariat, following consultation with the Government of Switzerland, the COP Bureau, the Chairs of SBSTTA and SBI and the Co-Chairs of the Open[1]ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, is pleased to inform Parties and observers that the physical meetings of the resumed sessions of the twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA 24), the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI 3) and the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (WG2020-3), are now planned to take place on 14-29 March 2022, at the International Conference Center Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland. The Secretariat will keep these arrangements under review in light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Resumed sessions of Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, Third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation and the Third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (2022-03-14 - 2022-03-29)

COP-15 / CP-MOP-10 / NP-MOP-4
COP-15 / CP-MOP-10 / NP-MOP-4
Kunming, China
2021-10-11 - 2021-10-15
Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity / Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety / Fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing
SBSTTA-24 / SBI-03 (Part 1)
SBSTTA-24 / SBI-03 (Part 1)
MONTREAL, CANADA - 2021
2021-05-03 - 2021-06-14
Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice and Third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (2021-05-03 - 2021-06-13)
Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19
Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19
Online
2020-12-15 - 2020-12-16
Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on the theme of “Biodiversity, One Health and the response to COVID-19”, will be held on 15-16 December 2020
ExCOP-02 / CP-ExMOP-01 / NP-ExMOP-01
ExCOP-02 / CP-ExMOP-01 / NP-ExMOP-01
Online
2020-11-16 - 2020-11-16
Second extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, First extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and First extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (2020-11-16 - 2020-11-19)
Special virtual sessions for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3
Special virtual sessions for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3
Online
2020-09-15 - 2020-09-18
Given the COVID-19 pandemic related delays in the scheduling of SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3, which are now due to be held in November 2020, this series of special virtual sessions will facilitate preparations for the meetings of the subsidiary bodies. The further aim of these sessions is to help maintain momentum ahead of the UN Biodiversity Summit and towards COP 15.
WG8J-11 / SBSTTA-23
WG8J-11 / SBSTTA-23
MONTREAL, CANADA - 2019
2019-11-20 - 2019-11-29
Eleventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2019-11-20 - 2019-11-22) Twenty-third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (2019-11-25 - 2019-11-29)
Preparations for the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework - Third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Preparations for the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework - Third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
MONTREAL, CANADA - 2021
2019-01-01 - 2022-06-28
In 2020 the Convention on Biological Diversity will adopt a post-2020 global biodiversity framework as a stepping stone towards the 2050 Vision of "Living in harmony with nature". In its decision 14/34 the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity adopted a comprehensive and participatory process for the preparation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
COP 14 / CP-COP-MOP 9 / NP-COP-MOP 3
COP 14 / CP-COP-MOP 9 / NP-COP-MOP 3
SHARM EL SHEIKH, EGYPT - 2018
2018-11-17 - 2018-11-29
Fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (2018-11-17 - 2018-11-29) Ninth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (2018-11-17 - 2018-11-29) Third meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (2018-11-17 - 2018-11-29)
SBSTTA-22 / SBI-02
SBSTTA-22 / SBI-02
MONTREAL, CANADA - 2018
2018-07-02 - 2018-07-14
Twenty-second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (2018-07-02 - 2018-07-07) Second meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (2018-07-09 - 2018-07-13)
SBSTTA-21 / WG8J-10
SBSTTA-21 / WG8J-10
2017-12-11 - 2017-12-17
Twenty-first meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (2017-12-11 - 2017-12-14) Tenth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2017-12-13 - 2017-12-16)
COP 13 / CP-COP-MOP 8 / NP-COP-MOP 2
COP 13 / CP-COP-MOP 8 / NP-COP-MOP 2
2016-12-04 - 2016-12-17
Thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (2016-12-04 - 2016-12-17) Eight meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (2016-12-04 - 2014-12-17) Second meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (2016-12-04 - 2016-12-17)