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News Recent and future events for biodiversity’s visibility

Source CBD Executive Secretariat
Release date 28/05/2019
Contributor Lucie Ongena
Keywords biodiversity, events, CBD

The Secretary General of the CBD (“Convention on Biological Diversity”) announced a series of high-impact events for biodiversity. 

Biodiversity preservation is now more widely embraced in the political, economic and public domains. This was made possible by the following events, among others:

Read this document for more information about these events.

Additional milestone events ahead will provide the opportunity to amplify the new narrative on biodiversity, leverage the increased engagement among various actors, and indeed mobilize an inclusive and catalytic movement for change, as mandated by CBD Parties at COP 14. These include:

  • the Trondheim Conference on the post-2020 process for the Global Biodiversity Framework in July 2019 in Norway,
  • the UN Secretary General’s Climate Summit in September 2019, which includes a working track on nature-based solutions,
  • the IUCN World Conservation Congress in June 2020 in France,
  • and the Nature Summit to be hosted by the General Assembly of the United Nations at Heads of State and Government level in September 2020 in New York.