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  • UNFCCC COP26

    Date: 1 – 12 November 2021
    Location: Glasgow, Scotland
    Organized by: UNFCCC Secretariat

  • COP-15

    Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth

    Date: 17-30 May 2021
    Location: Kunming, China
    Organized by: UN CBD

    More info, click here

  • 7th Global Biodiversity Summit of Local and Subnational Governments

    Date: 17 – 30 May
    Location: Kunming, China
    Organized by: ICLEI, SCBD & China

     

  • SBSTTA 24, CBD

    Date: First Quarter of 2021
    Location: Quebec City, Canada

    Organized by: UN CBD

    We will continue to provide updates in due course.

    More info here

  • SBI 3, CBD

    Date: 25- 30 May 2020
    Location: Montreal, Canada
    Organized by: UN CBD
    More info here.

  • Third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    Date: 15 February 2021 TBC
    Location: Cali, Colombia
    Organized by: CBD

  • IUCN WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS

    Date: 2021 TBC
    Location: Marseille’s Parc Chanot, France
    Organized by: IUCN

    More info here.

  • POST 2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 3 December 2020
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  • PARKS FOR THE PLANET FORUM: SESSION 653

    Date: 30 Nov – 4 Dec 2020

    Location: Salzburg, Austria

    Organized by: Parks for the Planet Forum

    More info here

  • Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-3), CBD

    Date: First quarter of 2021

    Location: Quebec City, Canada
    Organized by: UN CBD

    We will continue to provide updates in due course.

    More info here

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 5 November 2020
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  • LoCS4Africa virtual congress

    The key forum for leaders to share strategies on climate action and financing in Africa.

    Date: 3 – 12 November 2020

    Organized by: ICLEI Africa

  • 13th Metropolis World Congress

    Date: 27- 30 October 2020
    Location: Guangzhou, China
    Organized by: Metropolis and Guangzhou

    More info here

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 8 October 2020
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  • Daring Cities 2020

    Date: 7-28 October 2020
    Location: Bonn, Germany
    Organized by: Federal City of Bonn, ICLEI

    More info here

  • UN NATURE SUMMIT 2020

    The Summit will provide a unique opportunity to demonstrate ambition to accelerate action on biodiversity for sustainable development.

    Date: 30 September 2020
    Location: New York, USA
    Organized by: UN

    More info here 

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 17 September 2020
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  • Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

    Date: 20 August 2020
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  • Open-ended Working Group Meeting 3

    Date: 27-31 July 2020
    Location: Cali, Colombia
    Organized by:
    UN CBD
     

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 23 July 2020
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  • UN Leaders summit

    Date: Virtual meeting taking place on 15 – 16 June 2020
    Organized by: UN 

  • International Metropolis Conference

    Date: 12 – 16 June 2020

    Location: Beijing, China

    Organized by: Center for China and Globalization

    More info here.

  • IUCN Congress 2020

    Date: 11-19 June 2020
    Location: Marseille’s Parc Chanot, France
    Organized by: IUCN
    More info here.

  • Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

    Date: 4 June 2020
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  • Resilient Cities Congress

    Date: June 2020 TBC
    Location: Bonn, Germany
    Organized by: ICLEI

  • Rise Africa

    Date: 24-26 May 2020
    Location: Cape Town, South Africa
    Organized by: ICLEI Africa

  • International Day for Biological Diversity “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”

    Date: 22 May 2020
    Organized by: UN
    More info here.

  • SBSTTA 24, CBD

    Date: 18-23 May 2020
    Location: Montreal, Canada
    Organized by: UN CBD
    More info here.

  • Parks for the Planet Forum: Session 653

    Date: 17 – 22 May 2020

    Location: Salzburg, Austria

    Organized by: Parks for the Planet Forum

    More info here.

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 14 May 2020
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  • The fifth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook published on the basis on the 6th national reports, updated NBSAPS, the IPBES Assessments and information from the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership

    Date: May 2020

  • Third meeting of the Compliance Committee under the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

    Date: 21-23 April 2020
    Location: Montreal, Canada

  • Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

    Date: 16 April 2020
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  • Thematic Workshop for Subnational, Regional & Local Governments for the Post-2020 GBF

    Date: 1 – 3 April 2020

    Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

    More info here.

  • Capacity-Building Pre-Workshop Event

    Date: 31 March 2020

    Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

    Organized by: SNH and RBGE

    More info here.

  • Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

    Date: 26 March 2020
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  • Draft of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework made available

    Date: 1-2 March 2020
    Location: Rome, Italy
    Organized by: UN CBD

  • OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP MEETING 2

    Date: 24-29 February 2020
    Location: Rome, Italy
    Organized by: UN CBD

  • World Biodiversity Forum

    Date: 23-28 February 2020
    Location: Davos, Switzerland
    Organized by: University of Zurich and bioDISCOVERY
    More info here.

  • Thematic Consultation on Transparent Implementation, Monitoring, Reporting and Review for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    Date: 20- 22 February 2020
    Location: Rome, Italy
    Organized by: UN CBD
    More info here.

  • World Urban Forum

    Date: 8-13 February 2020
    Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
    Organized by: UN
    More info here.

  • Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

    Date: 6 February 2020
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  • Ongoing global consultations

    Date: January- March 2020 TBC (end of January- beginning of March)
    Organized by: UN CBD

  • Thematic workshop on resource mobilization for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    Date: 14-16 January 2020
    Location: Berlin, Germany
    Organized by: UN CBD
    More info here.

  • Oceans Global Consultation

    Date: December 2019- January 2020 (end of December- beginning of January 2020)
    Location: TBD

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 12 December 2019
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  • Regional Training Workshop to Build Understanding and Capacity on Gender and Biodiversity Issues in South-East Asia

    Date: 9 – 13 December 2019
    Location: Manila, Philippines

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 5 December 2019
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  • UNFCCC COP 25

    Date: 2-13 December 2019
    Location: Madrid, Spain
    Organized by: UNFCCC Secretariat
    More info here.

  • International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF)

    Date: December 2019 (TBC)
    Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Full timeline of events

2021
November 1, 2021

UNFCCC COP26

Date: 1 – 12 November 2021
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Organized by: UNFCCC Secretariat

May 17, 2021

COP-15

Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth

Date: 17-30 May 2021
Location: Kunming, China
Organized by: UN CBD

More info, click here

May 17, 2021

7th Global Biodiversity Summit of Local and Subnational Governments

Date: 17 – 30 May
Location: Kunming, China
Organized by: ICLEI, SCBD & China

 

March 15, 2021

SBSTTA 24, CBD

Date: First Quarter of 2021
Location: Quebec City, Canada

Organized by: UN CBD

We will continue to provide updates in due course.

More info here

March 15, 2021

SBI 3, CBD

Date: 25- 30 May 2020
Location: Montreal, Canada
Organized by: UN CBD
More info here.

February 15, 2021

Third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Date: 15 February 2021 TBC
Location: Cali, Colombia
Organized by: CBD

January 7, 2021

IUCN WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS

Date: 2021 TBC
Location: Marseille’s Parc Chanot, France
Organized by: IUCN

More info here.

2020
December 3, 2020

POST 2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 3 December 2020
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November 30, 2020

PARKS FOR THE PLANET FORUM: SESSION 653

Date: 30 Nov – 4 Dec 2020

Location: Salzburg, Austria

Organized by: Parks for the Planet Forum

More info here

November 9, 2020

Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI-3), CBD

Date: First quarter of 2021

Location: Quebec City, Canada
Organized by: UN CBD

We will continue to provide updates in due course.

More info here

November 5, 2020

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 5 November 2020
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November 3, 2020

LoCS4Africa virtual congress

The key forum for leaders to share strategies on climate action and financing in Africa.

Date: 3 – 12 November 2020

Organized by: ICLEI Africa

October 27, 2020

13th Metropolis World Congress

Date: 27- 30 October 2020
Location: Guangzhou, China
Organized by: Metropolis and Guangzhou

More info here

October 8, 2020

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 8 October 2020
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October 7, 2020

Daring Cities 2020

Date: 7-28 October 2020
Location: Bonn, Germany
Organized by: Federal City of Bonn, ICLEI

More info here

September 30, 2020

UN NATURE SUMMIT 2020

The Summit will provide a unique opportunity to demonstrate ambition to accelerate action on biodiversity for sustainable development.

Date: 30 September 2020
Location: New York, USA
Organized by: UN

More info here 

September 17, 2020

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 17 September 2020
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August 20, 2020

Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

Date: 20 August 2020
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July 27, 2020

Open-ended Working Group Meeting 3

Date: 27-31 July 2020
Location: Cali, Colombia
Organized by:
UN CBD
 

July 23, 2020

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 23 July 2020
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June 15, 2020

UN Leaders summit

Date: Virtual meeting taking place on 15 – 16 June 2020
Organized by: UN 

June 12, 2020

International Metropolis Conference

Date: 12 – 16 June 2020

Location: Beijing, China

Organized by: Center for China and Globalization

More info here.

June 11, 2020

IUCN Congress 2020

Date: 11-19 June 2020
Location: Marseille’s Parc Chanot, France
Organized by: IUCN
More info here.

June 4, 2020

Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

Date: 4 June 2020
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June 1, 2020

Resilient Cities Congress

Date: June 2020 TBC
Location: Bonn, Germany
Organized by: ICLEI

May 24, 2020

Rise Africa

Date: 24-26 May 2020
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Organized by: ICLEI Africa

May 22, 2020

International Day for Biological Diversity “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”

Date: 22 May 2020
Organized by: UN
More info here.

May 18, 2020

SBSTTA 24, CBD

Date: 18-23 May 2020
Location: Montreal, Canada
Organized by: UN CBD
More info here.

May 17, 2020

Parks for the Planet Forum: Session 653

Date: 17 – 22 May 2020

Location: Salzburg, Austria

Organized by: Parks for the Planet Forum

More info here.

May 14, 2020

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 14 May 2020
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May 1, 2020

The fifth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook published on the basis on the 6th national reports, updated NBSAPS, the IPBES Assessments and information from the Biodiversity Indicators Partnership

Date: May 2020

April 21, 2020

Third meeting of the Compliance Committee under the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

Date: 21-23 April 2020
Location: Montreal, Canada

April 16, 2020

Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

Date: 16 April 2020
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April 1, 2020

Thematic Workshop for Subnational, Regional & Local Governments for the Post-2020 GBF

Date: 1 – 3 April 2020

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

More info here.

March 31, 2020

Capacity-Building Pre-Workshop Event

Date: 31 March 2020

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland

Organized by: SNH and RBGE

More info here.

March 26, 2020

Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

Date: 26 March 2020
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March 1, 2020

Draft of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework made available

Date: 1-2 March 2020
Location: Rome, Italy
Organized by: UN CBD

February 24, 2020

OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP MEETING 2

Date: 24-29 February 2020
Location: Rome, Italy
Organized by: UN CBD

February 23, 2020

World Biodiversity Forum

Date: 23-28 February 2020
Location: Davos, Switzerland
Organized by: University of Zurich and bioDISCOVERY
More info here.

February 20, 2020

Thematic Consultation on Transparent Implementation, Monitoring, Reporting and Review for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Date: 20- 22 February 2020
Location: Rome, Italy
Organized by: UN CBD
More info here.

February 8, 2020

World Urban Forum

Date: 8-13 February 2020
Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Organized by: UN
More info here.

February 6, 2020

Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

Date: 6 February 2020
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January 31, 2020

Ongoing global consultations

Date: January- March 2020 TBC (end of January- beginning of March)
Organized by: UN CBD

January 14, 2020

Thematic workshop on resource mobilization for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Date: 14-16 January 2020
Location: Berlin, Germany
Organized by: UN CBD
More info here.

2019
December 31, 2019

Oceans Global Consultation

Date: December 2019- January 2020 (end of December- beginning of January 2020)
Location: TBD

December 12, 2019

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 12 December 2019
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December 9, 2019

Regional Training Workshop to Build Understanding and Capacity on Gender and Biodiversity Issues in South-East Asia

Date: 9 – 13 December 2019
Location: Manila, Philippines

December 5, 2019

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 5 December 2019
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December 2, 2019

UNFCCC COP 25

Date: 2-13 December 2019
Location: Madrid, Spain
Organized by: UNFCCC Secretariat
More info here.

December 1, 2019

International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF)

Date: December 2019 (TBC)
Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia