• Workshop to discuss ecosystem restoration targets and their implementation.
• Aim is to support Parties in planning and carrying out national plans on ecosystem restoration.
• Expected outcomes include getting better understanding of the distinction between the related concepts of ecological restoration, ecosystem restoration and forest landscape restoration

 

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STATEMENT BY
ELIZABETH MARUMA MREMA
ACTING EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
on the occasion of INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
“I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”

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Negotiations in Rome demonstrate engagement across government and society

• Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework comes to a close at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy;
• Governments and stakeholders demonstrate strong engagement with the zero draft of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework;
• Ambition and transformational change high on the agenda on the road to Kunming; and
• Progress made on goals, ways to reduce threats to biodiversity, meeting people’s needs and tools and solutions.

 

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• Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework to be held at FAO Headquarters from 24 to 29 February 2020
• Under review: Zero draft of post 2020 global biodiversity framework
• Framework will be agreed at the UN Biodiversity Conference 2020, to be held in Kunming, China in October.

 

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