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Meeting
#5970

World Migratory Bird Day 2020

9 May 2020, Bonn, Germany

Meeting
#6025

15th session of the UN Forum on Forests

4 - 8 May 2020, New York, United States of America

Meeting
#5969

World Intellectual Property Day 2020

26 April 2020, Geneva, Switzerland

Notification
#2983
2020-04-14

Summit on Biodiversity

Reference: SCBD/OES/EM/DC/IS/88838 (2020-034)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities and relevant organizations

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Meeting
#5968

World Health Day 2020

7 April 2020, Geneva, Switzerland

News Headlines
#124959
2020-03-31

UN gets new dates for biodiversity convention talks

Two meetings of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s permanent subsidiary bodies, previously scheduled for May 2020, have tentatively been rescheduled for August and September 2020, respectively.

News Headlines
#124961
2020-03-31

The ‘super year for biodiversity’: Undermined by a wildlife market?

This year’s meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is being curtailed by the COVID-19 outbreak. Ironically, the pandemic most likely first emerged from wildlife being traded in a live animal market in Wuhan, China, writes Janice Weatherley Singh.

Meeting
#5967

International Day of Forests 2020

21 March 2020, New York, United States of America

Press Release
#124672
2020-03-17

Arrangements for meetings of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

17 March 2020 – Due to the evolving nature of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has moved to hold many meetings virtually and has postponed others.

Notification
#2978
2020-03-13

Update regarding COVID-19 and upcoming CBD meetings

Reference: SCBD/OES/EM/DC/88792 (2020-029)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities and relevant organizations

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News Headlines
#124554
2020-03-05

Revised Text for Global Biodiversity Framework Requested by June

Governments and others deliberated on the structure of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework and planned for further developing the draft text at their second of three negotiating meetings.

News Headlines
#124449
2020-03-02

Rich countries could be asked to pay billions to protect biodiversity

Wealthy nations could be asked to make significant financial contributions to biodiverse countries such as Brazil under proposals put forward during talks on a global agreement to halt and reverse biodiversity decline.

News Headlines
#124458
2020-03-02

How the Kunming conference can turn biodiversity failures around

If we want real biodiversity targets then we need to address problems with the existing negotiation draft, says Peng Kui.Coronavirus has forced many to look again at how humanity relates to animals and nature. In Kunming this October, a meeting of importance to all life on the planet will take p ...

News Headlines
#124461
2020-03-02

Governments agree to 'bend the curve for global biodiversity loss'

Lack of resources to prevent global biodiversity loss and funds for megadiverse countries emerged as some of the major challenges during the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) meeting in Rome. More than 600 delegates from 126 countries negotiated a "zero-draft" to prepare a framework to protect ...

News Headlines
#124434
2020-02-28

ASEAN joins second round of negotiations for new global biodiversity framework

The ASEAN Member States and the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) took part in the second round of negotiations over the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, which pushed through despite reports of an outbreak of COVID-19 in northern Italy.

News Headlines
#124378
2020-02-26

We’re coming up with a new set of targets to protect the natural world. Here’s how

Science and scientists are converging around the knowledge that our planet, with us in the driver’s seat, is moving into the Anthropocene. This is a new geological epoch in which humanity’s actions are changing the face of the earth and how planetary systems – such as global nitrogen and phospho ...

News Headlines
#124364
2020-02-25

Preserving World’s Biodiversity: Negotiations Convene at FAO Headquarters

The world out there is watching and waiting for results,” Elizabeth Maruma Mrema warns while talking to IPS regarding the preservation of biodiversity of our planet.

News Headlines
#124322
2020-02-24

We need system change'

A draft global plan to halt the collapse of nature will not protect vulnerable communities or stop the Earth’s sixth mass extinction, claims Friends of the Earth International. The call comes as governments meet in Rome for the first time today to work on a “Paris-style” United Nations agreement ...

News Headlines
#124325
2020-02-24

Negotiations start on global 'Paris-style' deal to avert Earth's sixth mass extinction

Government ministers from across the globe will this week discuss a draft plan aimed at halting the collapse of nature by 2030, a deal likened as the Paris Agreement for biodiversity.

News Headlines
#124331
2020-02-24

UN biodiversity meeting needs to deliver transformative change, not just targets

There are just eight months left to make progress on a framework to protect biodiversity for the next ten years. It is of global importance that the October meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in the Chinese city of Kunming helps the world to stop biodiversity loss.

News Headlines
#124334
2020-02-24

Nations seek biodiversity accord to stave off mass extinction

Nature experts and government delegates gather this week in Rome to thrash out an international deal for endangered species, trying to avoid a mass extinction event caused by human activity. Having been hastily relocated from Kunming in China following the coronavirus outbreak, negotiators from ...

News Headlines
#124340
2020-02-24

World’s food systems rely on biodiversity

Rome – Everything we eat is produced in ways that imply some transformation of the environment, which means we must have careful discussions of the type and scale of transformations we are prepared to accept, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today in opening remarks to negotiators at a high-l ...

News Headlines
#124310
2020-02-21

We have a chance to halt biodiversity loss. The stakes have never been higher

The year 2020 has been designated a “super year for nature”, when the global community will rededicate itself to halting biodiversity loss with a 10-year action agenda, scheduled for agreement at the conference of the parties to the UN Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) in Kunming in China in October.

News Headlines
#124275
2020-02-20

Fates of humans and insects intertwined, warn scientists

The “fates of humans and insects are intertwined”, scientists have said, with the huge declines reported in some places only the “tip of the iceberg”. The warning has been issued by 25 experts from around the world, who acknowledge that little is known about most of the estimated 5.5 million ins ...

News Headlines
#124282
2020-02-20

The United Nations must get its new biodiversity targets right

Most measures of biodiversity suggest that things are going badly wrong. Some one million plant and animal species face extinction, according to the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). And French President Emmanuel Macron last week called the ...

News Headlines
#124236
2020-02-19

These three challenges will make or break the Kunming biodiversity talks

There are just eight months left to make progress on a framework to protect biodiversity for the next ten years. It is of global importance that the October meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in the Chinese city of Kunming helps the world to stop biodiversity loss.

News Headlines
#124210
2020-02-18

World leaders urged to 'step back from precipice' of ecological ruin

Humanity’s ongoing destruction of nature threatens the survival of our species, a group of former foreign ministers has warned, calling on leaders to step back from “the precipice” of irreversible ecological ruin and protect the planet.

News Headlines
#124234
2020-02-18

Set a global target for ecosystems

Next week, representatives of more than 190 nations are gathering in Rome to discuss how to halt the biodiversity crisis during this decade and beyond.

News Headlines
#124235
2020-02-18

Rome. 196 pays à la 2ème étape vers la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique

Dans le cadre de la Convention sur la Diversité Biologique (CDB), les experts et les délégations officielles des 196 pays membres se réuniront du 24 au 29 février 2020 au siège de la FAO à Rome (Italie). Il s'agit d'une série de trois réunions préparatoires : la première a eu lieu en août 2019 à ...

Notification
#2948
2019-12-23

Launching of the First Phase of the Newly Designed Website

Reference: SCBD/OES/DAIN/FV/UN/SN/FD/88542 (2019-118)
To: CBD National Focal Points, Cartagena Protocol Focal Points, ABS Focal Points, SBSTTA Focal Points, indigenous peoples and local communities, and relevant organizations

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Meeting
#5868

International Mountain Day 2019

11 December 2019, New York, United States of America

News Headlines
#123021
2019-11-15

The first day of the Thematic Consultation on Ecosystem Restoration of the Convention on Biological Diversity

The Thematic Consultation on Ecosystem Restoration for the post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework has begun today, a meeting that promotes dialogue based on scientific input and the experience of representatives from over 60 countries to develop suggestions on potential objectives, targets and ...

News Headlines
#123022
2019-11-15

“Living in harmony with Nature” – second day of the Thematic Consultation on Ecosystem Restoration discusses how to achieve the 2050 Vision

In the second day of the Thematic Consultation on Ecosystem Restoration for the post 2020 Global Biodiversity framework, Basile van Havre, co-chair of the 2020 work group opened the Session 5: Achieving the 2050 Vision, and relevant 2030 milestones

News Headlines
#123023
2019-11-15

The closing day of CBD´s Thematic Consultation on Ecosystem Restoration workshop

The third and last day of the Thematic Consultation on Ecosystem Restoration for the post 2020 Global Biodiversity framework started with the report back from previous day work groups, presented by one country representative for each of the four stations:

Meeting
#5866

World Cities Day 2019

31 October 2019, New York, United States of America

Meeting
#5863

World Food Day 2019

16 October 2019, Rome, Italy

Meeting
#5862

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction 2019

9 October 2019, New York, United States of America

Meeting
#5861

World Habitat Day 2019

7 October 2019, Nairobi, Kenya

Meeting
#5860

World Tourism Day 2019

27 September 2019, Madrid, Spain

Meeting
#5859

World Maritime Day 2019

26 September 2019, London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

News Headlines
#122273
2019-09-18

Biodiversity touches every aspect of our lives – so why has its loss been ignored?

The evidence is unequivocal: biodiversity, important in its own right and essential for current and future generations, is being destroyed by human activities at a rate unprecedented in human history.

Meeting
#5857

International Day for South-South Cooperation 2019

12 September 2019, New York, United States of America

Press Release
#122120
2019-09-05

Theme announced for landmark 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference: "Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth"

5 September 2019, Beijing, China – "Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth" is set to frame next year’s UN Biodiversity Conference, to be held in October in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China.

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