This high-level breakfast discussed actions in implementing and operationalizing the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing in a mainstreamed, effective, and practical manner—and how to ensure full ratification of the Protocol by all CBD Parties.
This side event unveiled the first six countries—Ecuador, Ghana, Mongolia, Rwanda, Vietnam, and Zambia—to join Nature for Health to demonstrate the linkages between biodiversity, climate change and pandemics and to advance the implementation of One Health at the national level.
Launch of the SIDS Coalition for Nature and Call for Action: Advocating for Greater Means for Achieving Ambitious Objectives
This CBD COP 15 side event made a call to action to enhance the means of implementing ambitious objectives for nature in SIDS under the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
This dialogue was organized by the UN Environment Management Group to catalyze UN system-wide commitments to implement the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
The regional economic commissions showcased how they are working to incorporate biodiversity targets into their portfolios.
The event addressed the role of stakeholders, including local communities and business, within the NEF, which provides long-term financing to maintain and enhance the Botswana's national environmental management agenda.
This panel brought together representatives of the governments of Peru and Brazil to exchange experiences on the execution of their Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) legislation.
Experts explained how transboundary conservation areas can contribute to the implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, improve international relations and cooperation, while also contributing to peace.
From the Aichi Targets to the Post-2020 GBF: Expanding Global Partnerships to Recognize the Role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities’ Territories and Areas (ICCAs) for Biodiversity Conservation and Human Well-being
This side event considered hot to expand global partnerships to recognize the role of Indigenous Peoples and local communities’ territories and areas in conserving biodiversity while also promoting human well-being.