Culture First: How Does Support and Funding that Puts Culture at the Front of Conservation Activities Create Enduring Resilient Ecosystems?
This side event shared case studies and lessons on how taking a rights-based, people-centered approach to supporting landscape-scale projects can foster unique interactions between communities, economies, and environments that build enduring conservation outcomes.
Aligning Financial Flows with Nature: Solutions and Tools to Finance a Nature Positive Economy
Speakers explored Concrete solutions are needed for increasing the alignment of public and private financial flows with nature that could be implemented by companies and financial institutions to disclose nature-related risks and opportunities.
Inclusive Wealth As a Measure of Sustainability and Equity
This side event launched UNEP's new Inclusive Wealth Report, which dives into data on assets and production—and the boundaries of produced, human, and natural capital—for 163 countries, as policymakers look for measures of progress that count the value of nature.
The Knowledge Management for Biodiversity Initiative
The overall objective of the Knowledge Management for Biodiversity Initiative is to support effective implementation of the global biodiversity framework by fostering effective knowledge management to enable biodiversity planning, policy formulation, decision making and implementation processes.
Nature-Based Climate Solutions: Enhancing Biodiversity Co-Benefits
Speakers examined how to generate measurable, scalable biodiversity co-benefits from nature-based climate solutions—projects that conserve, restore, and sustainably use biodiversity and ecosystems while inclusively helping people adapt to the adverse effects of climate change.
ASEAN Strides Toward the Achievement of the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework
Under the umbrella of the COP 15 theme "Ecological Civilization-Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth," the side event engaged key policymakers from ASEAN Members States to highlight progress in achieving biodiversity goals in the ASEAN region, including challenges and innovative solutions to contribute to the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
Biodiversity and the Urgent Need for Food System Reform
This side event considered alternative food production systems that can produce more than enough to feed the world while working in alignment with landscapes and habitats to produce healthy, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food.
Invest in Success: Innovative Finance for 30X30
Speakers discussed options for increasing investment through innovative financial mechanisms to achieve the post-2020 global biodiversity framework’s Target 3, on protecting 30% of the world's terrestrial and marine habitats by 2030
Addressing the ABS Challenges of the GBF: On What Can We Build?
This side event reflected upon the implementation of the third objective of the CBD and related capacity development challenges under the forthcoming GBF. Speakers elaborated on what, in relation to ABS-related capacity development, should be done better under the future GBF.