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Change of hosting country for COP15
Initially, the UN discussions aimed at striking a deal about the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework were planned in Kunming, China. Due to the China’s zero-Covid policy, the negotiations to set the global policy for the next decade will be held in Montreal, Canada, between December 5-17. China…
Ninth session of the Plenary of IPBES, 3 to 9 July 2022
The ninth session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES 9) is planned to be held in Bonn, Germany, from 3 to 9 July 2022. IPBES is unique – harnessing the best expertise from across all scientific disciplines and knowledge…
Political Monitoring of 23 June is out ! You can find the PDF version here De Kamer / La Chambre 1. 14/06/2022 | Environment committee | Question on page 9 Question de Patrick Prévot à Zakia Khattabi sur "Le commerce d'insectes" Vraag van Patrick Prévot aan Zakia Khattabi over "De handel in…
Biodiversity questions and discussions in Belgian and European Parliaments
The Political Monitoring is available here. (PDF version) La Chambre / De Kamer 1. 22/03/2022 | Environment committee | Question on page 1 Question de Kris Verduyckt à Vincent Van Quickenborne sur "Le plan d'action pour lutter contre le commerce illégal de viande d'animaux sauvages" Vraag van Kris…
Getting the prices right: The role of environmental taxes
Cet événement s’inscrit dans le cadre des premiers résultats d’une étude menée par l’IEEP, « Green taxation to build fairer, more resilient economies »
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) invite you to join a virtual dialogue on 3rd March 2022 / 2:00-4:00 pm CET (World Wildlife Day) that will present lessons learned and discuss challenges and opportunities for a renewed EU Action Plan to tackle wildlife trafficking, including how the EU can support the fight against wildlife trafficking in the field in partner countries.
Post 2020 biodiversity Framework
the Post 2020 Biodiversity Framework – EU support will facilitate informal conversations to bring forward the topic of Resource Mobilization for Biodiversity and set the foundation of an ambitious Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework across an online webinar.
This year, we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Habitats Directive, Europe’s historical key legal instrument in the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. In the past three decades, much has been achieved for biodiversity in Europe, but much more need to be done. The European Commission recently developed criteria and guidance to reach the 30×30 target of the EU Biodiversity Strategy, in line with the global targets proposed to the 15th Conference of the Parties of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity and with the objectives of the Bern Convention.
Explore the role sustainable trade could take within the post-2020 GBF and its implementation.