Webinar 11: 16 April 2020

Reflections on the Plan of Action on Subnational Governments, Cities and Other Local Authorities for Biodiversity (2011-2020), recommendations for a renewed Plan of Action, and an overview of the Edinburgh Process and Declaration” on 16th April 2020.

The following presentations were delivered:
Update on roadmap and changes due to COVID-19 – Ms. Ingrid Coetzee- Senior Manager, ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center (CBC)
ICLEI Messaging on Covid-19 & feedback on WUP roundtable – Ms. Kobie Brand- Regional Director, ICLEI Africa and Global Director, ICLEI CBC
Introduction and history to the current PoA and the need for a renewed PoA – Mr. Oliver Hillel – Programme Officer, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
Review of the current PoA and recommendations for a renewed, stepped up PoA – Ms. Ingrid Coetzee- Senior Manager, ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center (CBC)
Overview of the Edinburgh Process and introduction to the Edinburgh Declaration – John Mouat- International Marine Biodiversity Policy Manager/ Dr. Susan Campbell- Policy Manager, Biodiversity and International Engagement, Scottish Government

To access further resources mentioned in the webinar, please refer to the following links:

The speakers’ presentations from the 10am SAST session and the 3pm SAST session.

For more information on the Edinburgh Process, visit the event website.
To register to participate or make an enquiry on the Edinburgh Process, email enquires-subnationalworkshop@gov.scot
Links to ICLEI’s CBC website, the NATURVATION Website, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), and CitiesWithNature.
Other important documents and information related to this webinar series can be found on the Post 2020 Platform for Local and Subnational Governments.

If you have questions, comments or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us at timothy.blatch@iclei.org. We look forward to connecting with you again soon.