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2019

2019-12-01
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UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s science body provides advice critical for next year’s UN Biodiversity Conference
1 December 2019 – The Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) subsidiary body on science suggested elements of the science base that will be used at next year’s biennial UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China that will include discussions on an ambitious, transformative and effective post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
2019-11-27
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Nominations open for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2020
27 November 2019 – Nominations are now invited for The MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2020. The call for nominations remains open until 30 March 2020.
2019-11-26
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Wildlife films to animate the “biodiversity super year”
The Secretariats of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Convention on Biological Diversity, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme and Jackson Wild announced today that they are teaming up to organize an international film showcase highlighting wildlife as an important component of biological diversity and how its conservation and sustainable use will help reduce the risk of unprecedented extinctions from overexploitation.
2019-11-25
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The UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s science body meets to lay groundwork for next year’s critical UN Biodiversity Conference
25 November 2019 – Over the next five days, the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) body on science will meet to lay the groundwork for negotiations to prepare the next year’s UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China and achieve an ambitious and effective post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
2019-11-22
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Governments and representatives of indigenous peoples and local communities outline recommendations for increasing their future participation in the UN Biodiversity Convention within the post-2020 global biodiversity framework
22 November 2019 – Delegates to the eleventh meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions (11WG8J) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) agreed on a set of recommendations for consideration by the Subsidiary Body on Review of Implementation regarding a fully integrated programme of work on matters related to indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) within the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, to be agreed next year at the UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China.
2019-09-05
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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.
2019-09-02
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UN biodiversity convention opens talks on global agreement to safeguard nature and secure our future
2 September 2019 – Following a summer of dramatic heat waves and forest fires, and close on the heels of a landmark scientific report charting an unprecedented decline in nature, the global community came together from 27-30 August in Nairobi to deliberate over an appropriate response.
2019-05-24
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2019 Global Youth Video Competition Now Open for Applications
24 May 2019 – Young people from around the world are encouraged to submit videos for the 2019 Global Youth Video Competition showcasing positive solutions on three themes: Nature-based Solutions for Food and Human Health; Cities and Local Action to Combat Climate Change; and Nature-Based Solutions to balance the use of land for people and ecosystems.
2019-05-22
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International Day for Biological Diversity - Connecting to “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”
22 May 2019 – The United Nations celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity by examining the fundamental role of nature in ensuring human health and good nutrition.
2019-05-22
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UN Biodiversity Convention partners with Slow Food International in celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity: Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health, 22 May 2019
22 May 2019 - The Convention on Biological Diversity is pleased to partner with the Slow Food International for this year’s celebrations of the International Day for Biological Diversity, on 22 May 2019, which focuses on biodiversity as the foundation of our health and food systems.
2019-05-20
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Asian consumers have growing awareness of biodiversity and want brands to protect it
20 May 2019 – A report launched today shows that Asian consumers have an increasing awareness of the planet’s biodiversity and want to see companies protecting it.
2019-05-06
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IPBES Global Assessment underscores need for transformational change to safeguard life on Earth
6 May 2019 – The world needs transformative change if life on Earth is to be safeguarded and people are to continue to receive the services and benefits that nature provides, according to a new report from an international team of leading researchers.
2019-04-29
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Nature Champions Summit urges leaders to put nature at centre of sustainable development agenda
29 April 2019 – The inaugural Nature Champions Summit closed Thursday with a call to put nature at the centre of the global discourse together with climate action and sustainable development.