Delivering the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Facilitating Early, Effective and Inclusive Implementation


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Convened by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this UNEA-5.2 flagship side event highlighted how actors across government and society can contribute to ensuring the effective and immediate implementation of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework in an inclusive manner once it is adopted at COP15 in Kunming.

Moderator: Femi Oke, Senior Host and Journalist Al Jazeera & Co-Founder Moderate The Panel 

Speakers:

  • Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Executive Director, David Suzuki Foundation
  • H.E. Adrián Peña, Minister of Environment of Uruguay
  • Bettina Hoffmann, Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection of Germany
  • Sudhanshu Sarronwala, Chief Impact Officer of Infarm
  • Abigail Kitma, Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Programme Coordinator of Tebtebba Foundation
  • Kevin Lunzalu, Founder and Coordinator of Global Youth Biodiversity Network Kenya
  • H. E. Huang Runqiu, Minister of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China, CBD COP 15 Presidency
    Neville Ash, UNEP WCMC
  • H.E. The Rt Hon. Lord Zac Goldsmith, Minister for Pacific and the Environment of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  • Vicki Benjamin, President & Co-founder, Karner Blue Capital
  • Kaddu Sebunya, CEO of the African Wildlife Foundation
  • Francis Ogwal, Co-Chair of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
  • Basile van Havre, Co-Chair of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework 

Webinar audience: 189

Organized by: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)