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#135060
2022-06-26

Governments advance text of landmark global agreement on biodiversity, prepare final steps in negotiation to be concluded in Montreal in December

Nairobi – 26 June 2022 – With six days of negotiations behind them, Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity advanced a global plan to bend the curve on biodiversity loss, expected to be adopted in Montreal, Canada in December 2022.

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#135004
2022-06-21

Biodiversity COP15, chaired by China, will conclude in Montreal Dec. 5 to 17 with expected approval of Landmark Global Agreement: Date, venue confirmed as nations convene in Nairobi to continue work on final text of Global Biodiversity Framework to safeguard nature

With China in the Chair as President, the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity will reconvene Dec. 5 to 17 in Montreal, Canada, where a new world agreement to safeguard nature is expected to be adopted.

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#134955
2022-06-10

Korean Consulate in Montreal to Host Conference on Biological Diversity

Montreal, June 10, 2022 – The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea (ROK) in Montreal and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) are jointly hosting a conference entitled “30 Years of Biodiversity: A Legacy from Rio to Future Generations” on June 16 at the Maison d ...

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#134616
2022-05-20

International Day for Biological Diversity: 139 countries get headstart on efforts to reverse species loss

20 May 2022 – With global biodiversity loss at dangerous levels, 139 countries have received a lifeline to fast-track efforts to conserve, protect and restore species and ecosystems as soon as a new global accord currently under negotiation is approved.

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#134350
2022-05-10

Media Advisory - Nations Reconvene in Nairobi June 20-26 to Advance Text of Proposed Global Biodiversity Framework

10 May, 2022 – A meeting critical to advancing an ambitious and transformative post-2020 global biodiversity framework to safeguard nature will resume in-person in Kenya next month.

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#133957
2022-04-08

Protecting global biodiversity receives boost as 29 countries pledge over $5 billion to the Global Environment Facility

8 April 2022 – More than $5 billion has been pledged by twenty-nine countries for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), providing a major boost to international efforts to protect biodiversity and curb threats from climate change, plastics, and toxic chemicals through collaboration action this ...

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#133883
2022-03-31

UN Biodiversity Convention announces slogan for the 2022 International Day for Biological Diversity

31 March 2022 – With the aim of highlighting the importance of biodiversity for many sustainable development issues, this year’s slogan for the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrated each year on 22 May, is “Building a Shared Future for all Life.”

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#133825
2022-03-29

Governments advance negotiations on ambitious global biodiversity framework but require more time

29 March 2022 – Following 15 days of negotiation in Geneva, world governments have produced a strong basis for a post 2020 global biodiversity framework to safeguard the health of the planet, scheduled for final agreement at UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China this year.

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