The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will convene a thematic consultation on marine and coastal biodiversity for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework as a component of the 2020 Ocean Pathways Meeting, with financial support from the Government of Sweden.
This consultation is intended to gather views on elements related to marine and coastal biodiversity for inclusion in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, which will be adopted at the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the CBD in Kunming, China, in 2020. The outputs of the consultation will form the basis of a report, which will serve as input to the formal process and deliberations under the Convention on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
dates: 6-8 November 2019
location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada