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Biodiversity Action Framework UN Conference
November 14, 2018 to November 29, 2018
Begins two year negotiation of post-2020 biodiversity action framework
In collaboration with the Government of Egypt, the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will hold its 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP14) in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt 14-29 November, under the theme "Investing in Biodiversity for People and Planet."
High-Level Segment (14-15 November): As many as 80 ministers of Environment, Infrastructure, Energy, Industry and other sectors are expected to join in discussions on mainstreaming biodiversity into their respective fields of work.
Negotiations among 196 Parties to the CBD (17-29 November): Main themes include achieving the globally-agreed Aichi Biodiversity Targets (2010-2020); mainstreaming biodiversity issues; and the beginning of two years of negotiation of the post 2020 global framework for biodiversity, scheduled for final agreement at CBD COP15 in China in 2020.
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