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First part of biodiversity conference closes, sets stage for adoption of post-2020 global framework

Huang Runqiu

With the participation of almost 2,918 delegates in Kunming, and 2478 connecting online, Part one of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) closed on Friday, October 15, 2021, setting the stage for the adoption of an effective post-2020 global biodiversity framework at the resumption of the meeting in spring 2022. Minister of Ecology and Environment of China and COP15 President, Huang Runqiu The ...

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COP15 high-level segment closes, Kunming Biodiversity Fund emerges, Kunming Declaration adopted

Elizabeth Maruma Mrema

The High-Level Segment of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) closed on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 with the adoption of the Kunming Declaration, where Parties to the Convention committed to develop, adopt and implement an effective post-2020 global biodiversity framework that would biodiversity put on a path to recovery by 2030 at the latest, towards the full realisation of the 2050 Vision of “Living in ...

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China to commit 1.5bn yuan to initiate Kunming Biodiversity Fund – Xi

Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 said China would take the lead by investing 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund. President Xi Jinping addressing the leaders’ summit of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity via a video link Xi made the remarks ...

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