Latest news from the Secretariat of the CBD
- This year's World Water Day theme, "Why waste water?", highlights the importance of reducing and reusing wastewater.
- Forests and the products they provide have a key role in securing sustainable energy globally, while at the same time being essential for biodiversity, healthy ecosystems, and climate change mitigation.
- Cristiana Pasca Palmer today assumed office as the new Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the principal global treaty on biodiversity.
About the Convention
This section presents answers to some of the most frequently asked questions on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).