Transformative change accross the economic, social, political and technological sectors has been identified as a crucial precondition to bend the curve of biodiversity loss. This video brings together scientists and policymakers in a transparent dialogue on transformative change and how to live in harmony with nature! Watch
More than 150 participants from 48 different countries took part in the workshop organized by EU DG Research and supported by Eklipse. The view expressed fed into a wider report, which will be submitted to the CBD in hopes to support negotiations around such a cornerstone of the path towards living in harmony with Nature. Get informed
SUSTAINABLE TRADE: RETHINKING THE ROLE OF BIODIVERSITY- BASED GOODS AND SERVICES TO RESCUE BIODIVERSITY?
TEASER: Expertise on sustainable trade featuring Lika Sasaki, Trade and Biodiversity Expert - Biotrade Initiative Watch
How can we trigger the needed transformative change in our society to not jeopardize biodiversity while sustainably supporting livelihoods? Read
THE EDINBURGH PROCESS EMPOWERING SNLGs FOR AN EFFECTIVE AND INCLUSIVE BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK
TEASER: Expertise on the Edinburgh process featuring John Mouat, International Biodiversity Policy Manager - Scottish Government. Watch
Led by the Scottish Government and its partners, this far-reaching initiative has brought together the SNLGs constituency such as government of Catalonia (Spain), Jinja District Local Government (Uganda), Campeche State Government (Mexico), including cities from around the world, to gather their views through consultations and online events. Read
ICLEI Webinar #16 - Update on recent & forthcoming events
This webinar edition introduced updates to the roadmap to COP15 and CBD Informal Advisory Group on Mainstreaming of Biodiversity. Get informed
ICLEI Webinar #17 - Reflecting on 2020 achievements and ambitions for next year
Hosted on December 3rd, this webinar invited offices representatives and ICLEI’s networks partners to give their reflections on 2020 achievements and 2021 ambitions. Get informed
Rallying Youth Voices to Biodiversity: GYBN organized its second online capacity-building training
From November 6th to 15th, GYBN hosted the second edition of online Capacity Building Training, with 5 sessions attended by over 130 participants. Get informed
Costa Rica + Natura: an ambitious set of consultations to the private sector and civil society
From 23 November to 4 December 2020, Costa Rica’s Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) launched a series of consultations of the private sector and the civil society on the post 2020 global biodiversity framework. Get informed
Finance in Common Summit: Stressing the crucial role of Public Development Banks in promoting sustained collective action
Taking place on 9-12 November 2020, the Finance in Common Summit stressed the crucial role of Public Development Banks (PDBs) in reconciling short-term countercyclical responses with sustainable recovery measures that will have a long-term impact on the planet and societies. Get informed
One Planet Summit: taking action in favor of biodiversity and to raise the international community’s bar in relation to environmental preservation
The next One Planet Summit, planned on 11 January 2021, is an initiative from the French President, with the goal to mobilize world leaders, public and private sector to act in favour of biodiversity. Get informed
The European Business & Nature Summit is held on 8-9 December 2020 for two days of stimulating discussion and knowledge exchange on “Green economic recovery – Reshaping business for nature and people”.
14 December, The European Green Deal & Nature-based Solutions
The EU German Presidency organises this event which objectives are to create continued momentum towards NbS for people, biodiversity and climate and to demonstrate the potential of NbS to address our global challenges. The event will tackle both the internal and external dimensions of the Green Deal, focusing on action by the EU and its Member States, but also looking beyond, into the global agenda.
15-16 December, Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19
A special virtual session for SBSTTA and SBI on the theme of “Biodiversity, One Health and the response to COVID-19”, will be held on 15-16 December 2020.
17-18 December, workshop on “Operational and legal options for the new Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)’s responsibility and transparency framework
The objective of this workshop, organized together with IDDRI, will be opening a space for discussions on concrete policy paths for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, prior to SBI3 and raising awareness on the importance of transparency and accountability as a COP15 topic of discussion.
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