UN Sustainable Development Summit 2015
25–27 September 2015 | UN Headquarters, New York
UN Summit on Sustainable Development UN General Assembly Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals – OWG UN General Assembly Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
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Summary report 25–27 September 2015
2023 Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions (BRS COPs)
In a year brimming with international talks to improve the global management of chemicals and wastes, the highest-level bodies of the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions will convene to tackle prominent issues and the future of the Prior Informed Consent procedure.Conference of the Parties (COP) 1 May 2023 - 12 May 2023
The Environmental Negotiation Leaps of 2022
Never in the history of humanity has the world faced so many environmental threats. Climate change is now called a climate emergency. We are losing biodiversity at an alarming rate. Our oceans are being choked with plastic, and we continue to produce toxic chemicals that are harmful to humans and wildlife. For millions of people, access to fresh water and sanitation is a growing challenge. The basic human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights are at risk. As Article 3 of the Declaration states: “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.” Sadly, too many lives are being lost because of our profligate abuse of the natural environment.Article
United Nations Biodiversity Conference - OEWG 5/CBD COP 15/CP-MOP 10/NP-MOP 4
At the conclusion of an often fractious two-week meeting and after four years of negotiation, parties adopted the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, a historic package of measures that addresses the dangerous loss of biodiversity and the need to restore natural ecosystems and will guide biodiversity policy through 2030.Conference of the Parties (COP) 3 December 2022 - 19 December 2022
19th Meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties (CITES CoP19)
Delegates adopted 46 proposals to increase or decrease controls on international trade in wildlife and wildlife products, bringing many species of sharks, lizards, turtles, fish, birds, frogs, and plants under the Convention’s control to ensure the sustainability of these species in the wild while allowing their international trade.Conference of the Parties (COP) 14 November 2022 - 25 November 2022