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2022-07-22
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Negotiation of Global Biodiversity Agreement will resume at Special Three Day Meeting in Montreal, Dec. 3 - 5, Immediately Prior to COP15, Dec. 7 - 19
2022-06-26
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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.
2022-06-21
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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.
2022-06-10
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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 du développement durable in Montreal.
2022-05-20
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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.
2022-05-10
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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.
2022-04-08
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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 decade.
2022-03-31
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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.”
2022-03-29
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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.
2022-03-13
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Nations Convene in Geneva to Set Stage for UN Biodiversity Conference (COP-15), Advance Text of Proposed Framework to Safeguard Nature
13 March 2022 – Three meetings critical to developing an ambitious and transformative post-2020 global biodiversity framework to safeguard nature resume in-person sessions on Monday, 14 March in Geneva, Switzerland.
2022-03-03
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50 million Euros to seed new Nature for Health Trust Fund for Pandemic Prevention
Nairobi, 3 March 2022 – The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and onsumer Protection (BMUV), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) today jointly announced the establishment of a Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) on Nature for Health.
2022-01-12
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UN Biodiversity Convention to host series of webinars prior to the resumed sessions of its two subsidiary bodies and working group on post-2020 global biodiversity framework
12 January 2022 – The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will host a series of webinars to update Parties and stakeholders on new documents, the organization of work and other aspects of the resumed sessions of the twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-24), the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-3) and the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (WG2020-3), scheduled for 13-29 March 2022 in Geneva.