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The BBNJ treaty also known as the “Treaty of the High Seas”, is an international agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction. This new instrument is being developed within the framework of the United Convention on the Law of…
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…
The Royal Belgian institute for Natural Sciences, Belgian focal point for the CHM, is hosting the jury meeting that will decide on the winners for the COP15 CHM award, from 12 till 14 April 2022. The winners will be announced during COP15 that will take place in Kunming, China in the third quarter…
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