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The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

May 17th - 30th, 2021 Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China

Description

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, on 23 March 2020, CBD Acting Executive Secretary Elizabeth Mrema announced that the dates for this meeting would be adjusted. The meeting was originally scheduled to take place from 15-28 October 2020, in Kunming, China.

On 15 July 2020, the CBD announced the meeting would take place from 17-30 May 2021.

The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the tenth Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Cartagena Protocol COP/MOP 10) and the fourth Meeting of the Parties to the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing (Nagoya Protocol COP/MOP 4) are expected to address a series of issues related to implementation of the Convention and its Protocols.

CBD COP 15 will review the achievement and delivery of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. It is also anticipated that the final decision on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework will be taken, together with decisions on related topics including capacity building and resource mobilization.

Register May 17th - 30th, 2021 Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China

Task Force:

Global Governance and Ecological Civilization

Event Type:

SPS Event