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  • Informal session in preparation for SBSTTA 24 (Part 2)

    24-26 February (Online)

  • The Nature of cities Festival

    The Nature of Cities Festival, a global virtual gathering of interdisciplinary thinkers and doers working toward greener cities for nature and all people.

    Date: 22-26 February 2021

  • UNEA-5 Virtual Side-event

    Date: 18 February 2021 (Online)

  • Informal session in preparation for SBSTTA 24 (Part 1)

    Date: 17-19 February (Online)

  • Policy Options for Access and Benefit-sharing and Digital Sequence Information on Genetic Resources

    Date:11 February 2021 Online

    More info here

     

     

  • POST 2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    “Ramping up action for nature: updates & the youth perspective”.

    Date: 4 February 2021

    Organized by: ICLEI

  • Briefing webinar 4 (part 2) on agenda items 7, 8, 9 and 10 : 7. (Biodiversity and agriculture), 8. (Programme of work of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services), 9. (Biodiversity and health), and 10. (Invasive alien species) of the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

    Date: 2 February 2021 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • UN Oceans Conference

    Date: 2021 TBC
    Location: Lisbon, Portugal
    Organized by: UN

  • Briefing webinar 4 ( part 1) on agenda items 4 , 5 and 6: 4. (Synthetic biology), 5. (Risk assessment and risk management of living modified organisms), and 6. (Marine and coastal biodiversity) of the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

    Date: 28 January 2021 (Online) TBC
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Briefing webinar 3 on agenda item 3 on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: scientific and technical information to support the review of the updated goals and targets, and related indicators and baselines of the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

    Date: 26 January 2021 (Online) TBC
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Briefing webinar 2 on agenda item 9 on enhancing reporting and review mechanisms with a view to strengthening the implementation of the Convention, of the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation

    Date: Date: 21 January 2021 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Briefing webinar 1 on agenda item 5 relating to the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework process of the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation

    Date: 19 January 2021 (Online) TBC
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Policy options for access and benefit-sharing and digital sequence information on genetic resources

    Date: January – February 2021 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Stakeholder Open Webinars on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    Date:12 January 2021 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. EST on the topic of linkages between climate change and biodiversity

    Organized by: the Co-Chairs of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework with the support of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

    Registration: Participants can register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4978266905353168400.

    More info here. 

  • IUCN WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS

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

    More info here.

  • Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19

    Date: 15 – 16 December 2020 (Online)
    Organized by: CBD

    More info here

  • Process and recent outcomes related to digital sequence information on genetic resources under the Convention on Biological Diversity

    Date: 9 December 2020 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • POST 2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 3 December 2020
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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  • Global Taxonomy Initiative Forum 2020

    Date: 2 – 4 December 2020 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Understanding digital sequence information on genetic resources: a technical overview of its production, distribution and use

    Date: 1 December 2020 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Second Global Thematic Dialogue for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    Second Global Thematic Dialogue for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

    Date: 1 – 3 December 2020 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • Eleventh meeting of the Informal Advisory Committee on the Biosafety Clearing-House

    Date: 1 – 4 December 2020 (Online)
    Organized by: SCBD

  • 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
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2864068765834728460

  • 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

  • POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

    Date: 8 October 2020
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6808273160876505356

  • Daring Cities 2020

    Date: 4 – 8 October 2020
    Location: Online
    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
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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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
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6586043169205278476
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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
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

    at 10:00 AM CAT
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/7489000600841894156
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    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6824120421967610892

  • 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
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

    at 10:00 AM CAT
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/4383962171816417292
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    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8327566233509439500

  • 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
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

    at 10:00 AM CAT
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6884720005332463884
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    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2697074939808056844

  • 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
    You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

    at 10:00 AM CAT
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3427692719796216077

    at  3:00 PM CAT
    https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/3275100297157768972

  • Draft of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework made available

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

Full timeline of events

2021
February 24, 2021

Informal session in preparation for SBSTTA 24 (Part 2)

24-26 February (Online)

February 22, 2021

The Nature of cities Festival

The Nature of Cities Festival, a global virtual gathering of interdisciplinary thinkers and doers working toward greener cities for nature and all people.

Date: 22-26 February 2021

February 18, 2021

UNEA-5 Virtual Side-event

Date: 18 February 2021 (Online)

February 17, 2021

Informal session in preparation for SBSTTA 24 (Part 1)

Date: 17-19 February (Online)

February 11, 2021

Policy Options for Access and Benefit-sharing and Digital Sequence Information on Genetic Resources

Date:11 February 2021 Online

More info here

 

 

February 4, 2021

POST 2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

“Ramping up action for nature: updates & the youth perspective”.

Date: 4 February 2021

Organized by: ICLEI

February 2, 2021

Briefing webinar 4 (part 2) on agenda items 7, 8, 9 and 10 : 7. (Biodiversity and agriculture), 8. (Programme of work of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services), 9. (Biodiversity and health), and 10. (Invasive alien species) of the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

Date: 2 February 2021 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

February 1, 2021

UN Oceans Conference

Date: 2021 TBC
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Organized by: UN

January 28, 2021

Briefing webinar 4 ( part 1) on agenda items 4 , 5 and 6: 4. (Synthetic biology), 5. (Risk assessment and risk management of living modified organisms), and 6. (Marine and coastal biodiversity) of the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

Date: 28 January 2021 (Online) TBC
Organized by: SCBD

January 26, 2021

Briefing webinar 3 on agenda item 3 on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: scientific and technical information to support the review of the updated goals and targets, and related indicators and baselines of the Twenty-fourth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice

Date: 26 January 2021 (Online) TBC
Organized by: SCBD

January 21, 2021

Briefing webinar 2 on agenda item 9 on enhancing reporting and review mechanisms with a view to strengthening the implementation of the Convention, of the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation

Date: Date: 21 January 2021 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

January 19, 2021

Briefing webinar 1 on agenda item 5 relating to the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework process of the third meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation

Date: 19 January 2021 (Online) TBC
Organized by: SCBD

January 15, 2021

Policy options for access and benefit-sharing and digital sequence information on genetic resources

Date: January – February 2021 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

January 12, 2021

Stakeholder Open Webinars on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Date:12 January 2021 from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. EST on the topic of linkages between climate change and biodiversity

Organized by: the Co-Chairs of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework with the support of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Registration: Participants can register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4978266905353168400.

More info here. 

January 7, 2021

IUCN WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS

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

More info here.

2020
December 15, 2020

Special virtual session for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-03 on biodiversity, One Health and COVID-19

Date: 15 – 16 December 2020 (Online)
Organized by: CBD

More info here

December 9, 2020

Process and recent outcomes related to digital sequence information on genetic resources under the Convention on Biological Diversity

Date: 9 December 2020 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

December 3, 2020

POST 2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 3 December 2020
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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December 2, 2020

Global Taxonomy Initiative Forum 2020

Date: 2 – 4 December 2020 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

December 1, 2020

Understanding digital sequence information on genetic resources: a technical overview of its production, distribution and use

Date: 1 December 2020 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

December 1, 2020

Second Global Thematic Dialogue for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Second Global Thematic Dialogue for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Date: 1 – 3 December 2020 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

December 1, 2020

Eleventh meeting of the Informal Advisory Committee on the Biosafety Clearing-House

Date: 1 – 4 December 2020 (Online)
Organized by: SCBD

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
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

at 10:00 AM CAT
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/7067547898310739980
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https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/2864068765834728460

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 8, 2020

POST-2020 LOCAL AND SUBNATIONAL GOVERNMENT INFORMATION WEBINARS

Date: 8 October 2020
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

at 10:00 AM CAT
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/7499963831282478092
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https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6808273160876505356

October 7, 2020

Daring Cities 2020

Date: 4 – 8 October 2020
Location: Online
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
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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August 20, 2020

Post-2020 Local and Subnational Government Information Webinars

Date: 20 August 2020
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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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
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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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
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

at 10:00 AM CAT
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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
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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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
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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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
You can register for the webinar by clicking on your preferred time below:

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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