Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

By

Harry Jonas (OECMs)
Harry Jonas presents on OECMs/conserved areas in London
An update on the development of the post-2020 biodiversity framework

On 20-21 February 2018, over 250 experts met at the Zoological Society of London to discuss the post-2020 biodiversity framework, with a focus on conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The two day event was designed to feed into the Convention on Biological Diversity’s process of developing a new, 10-year strategic plan from 2021-2030. A wide range os speakers engaged with a number of central questions, and more details can be found here. Among them, Harry Jonas (Natural Justice) presented on ‘other effective area-based conservation measures’ (OECMs/conserved areas) that he argued have the potential to increase the areas recognised as contributing to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity as well as diversify the actors involved in that effort. More about OECMs/conserved areas can be found on the IUCN Task Force’s website. The outcomes of the meeting will be developed into a CBD Technical Series publication and will be presented, among other places, at the upcoming CBD inter-sessional meeting in July 2018 (SBSTTA-22).

15 March 2018

Theme

OECMs

Programme

Customary Use and Conservation

Related News

Launch of Living Convention: Compendium of international laws for Indigenous peoples and local communities

Baka Cameroon Jazzy BCP consultations

Les communautés de Mintoum au Cameroun se renforcent dans la diversité à travers un protocole communautaire

Baka Cameroon Jazzy BCP consultations

Cameroon’s Mintoum communities improving strength in diversity through a community protocol

Protect Human Rights to Protect the Planet

Human Rights and Biodiversity are not mutually exclusive: They depend on each other

In Order to Heal the Land, We Have to Heal the People

Sign up to Natural Justice!

Receive our quarterly newsletter or get blog updates. Easily unsubscribe at any time.