Implementing the Common Approach on Biodiversity and 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.
CCICED at CBD COP 15
Speakers highlighted China's role in biodiversity conservation and sustainable development and lauded recent conservation projects implemented by China
Action for Peace and Biodiversity
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.
Forest Ecosystem Restoration – A Crucial Piece of the New Global Biodiversity Framework
The need to assess and (re)design restoration plans, link them to finance, and upscale implementation was the focus of a side event that explored the seven-year-old Forest Ecosystem Restoration Initiative.
Botswana’s National Environmental Fund: Resource Mobilization at the National Level
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.
ABS Around the World: The Brazilian Law Contrasted with International Legislations
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.
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.
Climate Action Through Nature: How Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean Are Including Nature-based Solutions in their Nationally Determined Contributions to Secure Biodiversity Benefits and Equity
This side event examined how the classification of nature-based solutions for climate action and experiences from partner countries can contribute toward successful implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the post-2020 global biodiversity framework
The Role of the MDBs in Taking Forward the Global Biodiversity Framework: Following Up on the Joint MDB Nature Statement
This side event profiled key developments in defining and tracking nature positive investments, assessing nature-related risks, and approaches and opportunities for valuing nature in economic planning and decision-making.