Throughout COP15 our project, together with the BIODEV2030 project, both implemented by Expertise France, organized “Rendez-vous with Nature” in the projects’ shared stand at the Palais des Congrès.
Twice a day, representatives of NGOs, youth, science organizations, the business sector, cities and sub-national governments, and governments negotiators, all of them, experts in their respective fields, actively addressed essential topics for transformative actions to ensure the effective and prompt implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.
“In an informal setting, our Rendez-vous with nature gave the space to high-level speakers to take stock on the latest discussions regarding the Kunming-Montreal GBF. A guaranteed moment without brackets!”, said Didier Babin, Senior Strategic Scientific Advisor of our project.
Parallel to the negotiations and esential outcomes of the many forums and summits happening at COP15, the Rendez-vous offered real networking opportunities to participants from various sectors.
Among others, the stand welcomed the following organizations to our Rendez-Vous: ICLEI, European Commissions, AFD, Business for Nature, GYBN, Climate and Company, ECLAC, EDF, IDDRI, Costa Rica por Siempre, WWF International, WWF Africa, Sao Paulo State, IPBES, IUBS, Biodiversa+, Invivo, Agropolis Foundation, UNCTAD, Banque de France, African Developpement Bank, PAMEx, RARE, Ocean Climate Plateform, UN Multi-faith Advisory Council, PBL, SDI Morocco and many more.
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