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2020

2020-08-10Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, at the occasion of the International Youth Day 2020 12 August 2020
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2020-08-07Statement by CBD Executive Secretary Elizabeth Maruma Mrema on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
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2020-08-04Equilibrium Research (2020). Making Money Local: Can Protected Areas Deliver Both Economic Benefits and Conservation Objectives?
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2020-07-31The Arab Maghreb region (Algeria, Libya, Morrocco, Mauritania and Tunisia) set a regional invasive alien species strategies and action plans in July 2020 to achieve Aichi Target 9 and SDGs 2030
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2020-07-23The COP-MOP 9 Decisions booklet is now available in all UN official languages.
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2020-07-17The report of the Aarhus Convention/CBD third joint round table on access to information and public participation regarding LMOs is now available.
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2020-07-15New dates announced for UN Biodiversity Convention meetings crucial to development of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework
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2020-06-30The City of Montreal, with the support of ICLEI-Cities Biodiversity Center and the SCBD, through the #CitiesWithNature initiative, developed short briefing sheets about inspiring examples for communities to act to protect biodiversity in our cities
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2020-06-29Sierra Leone acceded to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety on 15 June 2020
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2020-06-08Elizabeth Maruma Mrema appointed head of UN Biodiversity Convention.
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2020-06-03UN Biodiversity lead welcomes new head of Global Environment Facility
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2020-05-29UN Biodiversity Convention on track to develop ambitious post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
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2020-05-19World celebrates nature as a source of solutions to global challenges.
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2020-04-21Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Acting Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, on the occasion of Earth Day
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2020-04-21Colombia ratified the Nagoya - Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress on 14 April 2020
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2020-04-13Issue 9 of the BioCap Newsletter, the Biodiversity Capacity Development Update, is now available (biosafety updates on page 3 and 9)
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2020-04-07Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Acting Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, on the occasion of World Health Day
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2020-04-02Two meetings of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) permanent subsidiary bodies originally scheduled for May 2020 and then rescheduled for August/September 2020 will now take place in August 2020.
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2020-03-17Due 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.
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2020-03-09Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Acting Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, at the opening of the Subregional Exchange for the Caribbean on the Restoration of Forests and Other Ecosystems, 9-13 March 2020
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2020-03-09Subregional exchange for the Caribbean on the restoration of forests and other ecosystems
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2020-03-03Joining the global celebration of the United Nations World Wildlife Day, representatives of UN Member States, UN System organizations, international and non-governmental organizations, rural communities and youth gathered at the UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva to mark the day at two high-level events.
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2020-03-01Governments advance in the preparation of a New UN Biodiversity Framework; Negotiations in Rome demonstrate engagement across government and society
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2020-02-24Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Acting Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, for the opening of the Second Meeting of the Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, Monday, 24 February 2020, Rome
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2020-02-24Over 1000 delegates from more than 140 countries started negotiations today at FAO headquarters, Rome on the zero draft of a landmark post-2020 global biodiversity framework and targets for nature to 2030.
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