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2020

2020-09-24Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, at the round table “Biodiversity Beyond 2020: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth”, convened by the Ministry of Ecology and Environment and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, 24 September 2020
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2020-09-23Without immediate action we face catastrophic loss of nature and biodiversity and increasing risks of pandemics as a result, as showcased in a major report released by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity last week.
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2020-09-23Global Strategy for Plant Conservation succeeds in aligning actions to protect plant diversity around the world
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2020-09-16Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, at the opening of the special virtual session of SBI-3, In-session review of implementation: Testing of a Party-led review process, through an Open-Ended Forum and the Strategy for Resource Mobilization, Wednesday, 16 September, to Thursday, 17 September 2020
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2020-09-15Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, at the opening of the special virtual session of SBSTTA-24; Launch of the fifth edition of the Global Biodiversity Outlook, 15 September 2020
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2020-09-15Nature: Humanity at a Crossroads, UN Warns
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2020-09-10Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, at the opening of the Webinar on Building Back Better: Protecting Biodiversity, Combating Land Degradation and Mitigating Climate Change, 10 September 2020
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2020-09-08Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, on the occasion of the 5th Annual Biodiversity Research and Evidence Indaba, hosted by the Government of South Africa, venue: Zoom, 8-9 September 2020
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2020-08-26Winners of the MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity 2020
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2020-08-24Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, at the opening of the Virtual Expert Forum on SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting 2020, 24-25 August 2020
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2020-08-23UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 New Launch Date: Tuesday, 15 September
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2020-08-10Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, at the occasion of the International Youth Day 2020 12 August 2020
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2020-08-07Statement by CBD Executive Secretary Elizabeth Maruma Mrema on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
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2020-08-04Equilibrium Research (2020). Making Money Local: Can Protected Areas Deliver Both Economic Benefits and Conservation Objectives?
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2020-07-31The Arab Maghreb region (Algeria, Libya, Morrocco, Mauritania and Tunisia) set a regional invasive alien species strategies and action plans in July 2020 to achieve Aichi Target 9 and SDGs 2030
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2020-07-23The COP-MOP 9 Decisions booklet is now available in all UN official languages.
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2020-07-17The report of the Aarhus Convention/CBD third joint round table on access to information and public participation regarding LMOs is now available.
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2020-07-15New dates announced for UN Biodiversity Convention meetings crucial to development of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework
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2020-06-30The City of Montreal, with the support of ICLEI-Cities Biodiversity Center and the SCBD, through the #CitiesWithNature initiative, developed short briefing sheets about inspiring examples for communities to act to protect biodiversity in our cities
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2020-06-29Sierra Leone acceded to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety on 15 June 2020
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2020-06-08Elizabeth Maruma Mrema appointed head of UN Biodiversity Convention.
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2020-06-03UN Biodiversity lead welcomes new head of Global Environment Facility
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2020-05-29UN Biodiversity Convention on track to develop ambitious post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
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2020-05-19World celebrates nature as a source of solutions to global challenges.
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2020-04-21Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Acting Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity, on the occasion of Earth Day
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