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An artwork by the Global Youth Biodiversity Network displayed during COP 15

COP 15 Reflection: The new global biodiversity framework, human rights and civil society

An artwork by the Global Youth Biodiversity Network displayed during COP 15 Text and photo by Cristina Eghenter 12 years after Nagoya’s Aichi Targets, a new Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) agreed on 19 December 2022 at the Fifteenth Meeting of the Conference of Parties… Read More »COP 15 Reflection: The new global biodiversity framework, human rights and civil society

GENDER AT COP 15: Weaving human rights and gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

WHAT: A programme where Parties, stakeholders, and observers will talk about advancing women’s rights and gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Also in the programme is the exhibit of the She Shapes Biodiversity photo contest winners and finalists, and activities like mural painting.… Read More »GENDER AT COP 15: Weaving human rights and gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

Ingredients to operationalise the post2020 Gender Plan of Action

CBD COP15 Side event Date: 9 December 2022Time: 18:15 – 19:15 (GMT-5)Place: Marie Khan Room #513AMontreal, Canada *Interpretation to Spanish and French*Lunch provided OBJECTIVE Identify synergies between women’s organisations and national governments for the effective implementation of the post-2020 Gender Plan of Action. OPENING REMARKS… Read More »Ingredients to operationalise the post2020 Gender Plan of Action

Women contribute to the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance discussion on nature-based solutions

Guest article by Simone Lovera, Global Forest Coalition Women’s groups and many other actors have frequently highlighted the need for more coherence between climate and biodiversity policy. Yet, sadly, several bodies of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) continue to ignore discussions in… Read More »Women contribute to the UNFCCC Standing Committee on Finance discussion on nature-based solutions

Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) and Traditional Knowledge

Guest article by Ramya Rajagopalan The 2008 Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CoP) introduced the scientific criteria for identification of areas to be designated as ecologically or biologically significant areas (EBSAs). This was basically introduced to describe and identify areas, that… Read More »Ecologically or Biologically Significant Marine Areas (EBSAs) and Traditional Knowledge

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