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CBD COP15: 50 voluntary commitments recorded at NGO Action Forum

A two-day Non-Governmental Organisations’ (NGO) Action Forum with over 400 participants closedon Tuesday, September 28, 2021, in Kunming, China, with 50 voluntary commitments from...

UN Biodiversity’s COP meets to address 2021 issues

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is hosting three extraordinary meetings to consider and approve an interim budget for 2021. The purpose...

Supplementary biosafety protocol celebrates 10th anniversary

Thursday, October 15, 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena...

Humanity at a crossroads, UN warns in state of nature overview

Despite encouraging progress in several areas, the natural world is suffering badly and getting worse. Eight transformative changes are, therefore, urgently needed to ensure human wellbeing and...

Nigeria, ECOWAS host regional biodiversity consultation

The Federal Government of Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS-CEDEAO) will host the first ECOWAS Regional Convention on Biological Diversity...

Media crucial in creating biodiversity awareness – Mrema

Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, has said that the media plays a crucial role...

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Delaying CBD COP15 further will dim planet’s prospects for combatting extinction crisis – Experts

While science shows that the crisis facing the natural world is accelerating, the U.N. process for addressing global biodiversity...
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Six African countries launch the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance

Six African countries on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, formally launched the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance, aiming to make their continent...

Thiaw, Côte d’Ivoire to present key outcomes of COP15

Executive Secretary of the United Nations Conference to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), Ibrahim Thiaw, and a high-level representative of Côte d’Ivoire,...

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Six African countries launch the Africa Green Hydrogen Alliance

Six African countries on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, formally...