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Elizabeth Mrema confirmed head of UN Biodiversity Convention

Elizabeth Maruma Mrema

United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Monday, June 8, 2020 appointed Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, a Tanzanian, as the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Elizabeth Maruma Mrema Ms. Mrema has served as the CBD Acting Executive Secretary since December 1, 2019. She becomes the seventh Executive Secretary to head the UN Biodiversity Convention. “It is my great honour ...

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UN Biodiversity moves to develop ambitious post-2020 global framework amid pandemic

Elizabeth Maruma Mrema

Due the continued uncertainties arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as restrictions on travel and the convening of large physical gatherings, the 24th meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA-24) and the 3rd meeting of the Subsidiary Body on implementation (SBI-3), original scheduled for August 17 to 22 and August 24 to 29, 2020 respectively, will not ...

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