7 - 9 December 2021, Washington, United States of America
19 - 30 July 2021, Geneva, Switzerland
15 - 17 June 2021, Washington, United States of America
7 - 15 January 2021, Marseille, France
8 - 10 December 2020, Washington, United States of America
7 December 2020, Montreal, Canada
30 November - 4 December 2020, Rome, Italy
23 November - 4 December 2020, Online
11 November 2020 – Consumers have an increasing awareness of the planet’s biodiversity and want companies to protect it, says new report launched today.
Reference: SCBD/SSSF/AS/CC/89209 (2020-082)
To: CBD National Focal Points and SBSTTA Focal Points; Convention on Wetlands Focal Points
Montreal 16 October 2020 - The Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) has released a joint statement calling for a pragmatic, factual and science-based approach to the wildlife management challenges that have arisen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
16 October 2020, Rome, Italy
27 September 2020, New York, United States of America
12 September 2020, New York, United States of America
24 - 28 August 2020, Yokohama, Japan
9 August 2020, New York, United States of America
26 - 31 July 2020, Denver, United States of America
17 - 23 July 2020, Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: SCBD/ITS/YX/NP/88994 (2020-052)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, UN Organizations and Specialized Agencies, IGOs, NGOs, and indigenous people and local communities, and other stakeholders
8 - 12 June 2020, Rome, Italy
5 June 2020, Nairobi, Kenya
4 - 5 June 2020, Rome, Italy
3 June 2020 – The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has selected Costa Rican Environment and Energy Minister Carlos Manuel Rodriguez as the next CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility.
2 - 4 June 2020, Wahington, United States of America
1 - 3 June 2020, Rome, Italy
26 - 28 May 2020, Rome, Italy
25 - 29 May 2020, Montreal, Canada
20 May 2020, New York, United States of America
9 May 2020, Bonn, Germany
4 - 8 May 2020, New York, United States of America
Globalisation means that all countries are interlinked and interdependent. Covid-19 underlines this mutually assured dependence which, if it is ignored or neglected, assures mutual destruction for everyone. Respectful engagement and dialogue are more important than casting blame and resorting to ...
Boris Johnson and Xi Jinping agree to continued co-operation in face of coronavirus crisis and hint at plans for climate and biodiversity summits.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke over phone on Monday night and voiced support for the role of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today the European Commission adopted a report on progress made under the 2017 Strategic Partnership with the EU's outermost regions, which strengthened the cooperation between the EU outermost regions, the respective Member States and the European Commission.
Forests are high on the political agenda of Kazakhstan. The country has been developing a strategic document for the country’s forest sector, in collaboration with the Joint UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section and international consultants, namely the draft of the “Master Plan for the Developm ...
The Illegal trade in wildlife is a massive, multibillion-dollar market driven by international criminal networks and exacerbated by a nexus of poverty and corruption. Wildlife trade is a crime that, when combined with other threats like habitat loss and climate change, can drive thousands of spe ...
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today agreed to deepen their cooperation to enhance climate and environmental actions.
The Governments of Liberia and Sierra Leone have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will commit the two countries to protecting the Gola Transboundary Forest Landscape. Foreign Minister Gbezhongar Findley signed on behalf of Liberia while Sam King Brima, Sierra Leone's Deputy Minist ...
I have the honour to speak on behalf of the members of the Liaison Group of Biodiversity-related Conventions: the Heads of the Secretariats of the CBD, CITES, CMS, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, the International P ...
Reference: SCBD/IMS/JMF/NP/OH/SM/88701 (2020-020)
To: CBD National Focal Points
The path to reducing unacceptable hunger levels “lies in our ability to transform the agricultural sector”, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today at a high-level panel here.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is teaming up with a company to develop a carbon exchange platform where airlines, and passengers, can purchase offsets aimed at reducing the impact of air travel on the environment.
Morocco is committed to working in partnership with the European Union in the context of environmental protection. A twinning agreement has therefore been signed between the two parties and aims, among other things, to bring Moroccan regulations on environmental protection into line with those o ...