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Belgian parliaments are discussing interesting topics ahead of CBD COP15: Plan Bee, COP17, Pesticides,... Have a look: here
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Three questions to Arnaud Goessens, Associate Director for EU Policy at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) 1. What are the main challenges and opportunities in your daily work? The biggest challenge is maintaining biodiversity high on the political agenda in the face of so many other competing…
Three questions to Lino Paoletti, UN Youth Delegate Biodiversity 1. What does being a UN youth delegate on biodiversity entails ? Being a UNYD on biodiversity forced me to dive into the world of other living beings. I am convinced that if you want to protect something, you have to understand it the…
Three questions to Kelly Hertenweg, FPS Public Health 1. Could you describe your role & work with regard to the preparation of COP15 within the BE delegation? I am involved in different manners; As the lead author for the agenda item on Cooperation with other conventions. I am part of the Core Group…
Three questions to Fanny Coppens, Scientist at Sciensano 1. What is biosafety? Under the CBD it is the safe handling and use of "living modified organisms" (LMOs), with a focus on the conservation of biological diversity. LMOs are organisms where the genetic material was modified through the use of…
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Virtual informal session
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The UN Biodiversity Conference (Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP-15), Tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CP-MOP 10), and Fourth meeting of the

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Virtual conference organised by Dr. Zacharopoulou, EU Parliament Rapporteur for the new EU-Africa Stratey, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).
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The COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference, hosted by the UK in partnership with Italy, will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, UK.

In light of the worldwide effects of COVID-19, the COP Bureau of the UNFCCC, with the UK and its Italian

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