The conference will be split into six sessions (two per day) followed by Q&A:
- Session 1: National perspectives on biodiversity finance, through the lens of OECD and BIOFIN partner countries.
- Session 2: Biodiversity expenditure reviews and effective budgeting.
- Session 3: Participatory overview on the identification, tracking and reform of harmful subsidies, with examples of national experiences.
- Session 4: Conducting estimates of financing needs and of development requirements for effective biodiversity finance plans.
- Session 5: Open space for the private and finance sector to showcase new initiatives and reassert full commitment to progress in biodiversity governance.
The conference will end (Wednesday, April 29th) with a closing session on strategic approaches to enhance mobilization for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. An interactive discussion between participants will identify on gaps,challenges, strengths and opportunities to reach this goal.