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Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent

Building a future for all life on Earth requires incorporating human rights in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, writes Claudia Ituarte-Lima, Senior Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. This article authored by Claudia Ituarte-Lima was originally published on October 22, 2020 on China Dialogue and Raoul Wallenberg Institute on Human… Read More »Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent

Biodiversity Negotiations Should Account for COVID-19 and Ensure Equity

CBD COP 15 is set to adopt the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, has been rescheduled for early 2021.

In the meantime, virtual discussions, consultations and to some extent negotiations are ongoing; the particular ways that these dialogues continue are incredibly important.

This article highlights three concerns regarding procedural and substantive developments within the CBD process.

Framing biodiversity policy for post-2020: W4B reflections on Nature-based solutions

By Mika Schroder atm. PhD student at the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance As participants of the second meeting of the CBD Open-ended Working Group on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (OEWG-2020) met in Rome in early February 2020, discussions were buzzing with… Read More »Framing biodiversity policy for post-2020: W4B reflections on Nature-based solutions