Today, on 30 September 2020, the General Assembly convenes the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity under the theme “Urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.”
In the lead up to the negotiations for the post-2020 framework for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Kunming, China, in 2021, the Member States, UN system and partners have an opportunity to boost momentum towards the 15th Conference of Parties (CoP15).
The United Nations Biodiversity Summit at the 75th session of UN General Assembly
International stakeholders gathering to take action on biodiversity for sustainable development. Get informed
Youth unite for Nature through a Manifesto calling for international action for Nature
We the Youth say Enough ! Enough of behavior that is harmful to nature. Together with GYBN, theycall to individuals, nations and the international community to deliver on its environmental commitments. Get informed
“Nature is everyone’s business”: 560 businesses call for ambitious and collective action for nature
With Business for nature, companies accross all sectors are calling governments to act with courage and urgency by putting nature front and centre of policy making. Get informed
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LOCAL & SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENTS
‘Act on nature’, demand hundreds of organizations, in unprecedented call to world leaders
Calling Heads of States for "An equitable, carbon-neutral and nature-positive world" as part of an unprecedented call to world leaders by 15 Post-2020 Pavilion partners. Get informed
Outcomes of the Edinburgh Process on the role of subnational governments and local authorities in the post 2020 global biodiversity framework
Setting out the role of local and subnational governments in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Get informed
World Leaders unite to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030 for Sustainable Development.
70 countries have come together on 28 September 2020, ahead of the Summit to send a united signal to step up global ambition for biodiversity and to commit to matching their collective ambition for nature, climate and people with the scale of the crisis at hand. In endorsing this pledge for nature, they commit themselves not simply to words but to meaningful action and accountability. Get informed
World Leaders' Pledge For Nature video
"We have a duty to preserve the biodiversity of life on Earth, as conserving nature is not just a moral issue, but it is also a question of survival." H.E Mr Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya
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