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Global horizon scan reveals the 15 issues that are expected to impact marine and coastal biodiversity conservation in the near future
Issue 592: Marine and coastal habitats are experiencing unprecedented environmental change – with some of the drivers of change due to overlooked and emerging issues in the areas of resource-exploitation, new-technology and ecosystem issues.
Statement by Commissioner Sinkevičius and Dr. Ladislav Miko, representing the Czech Presidency, at the COP15 stock taking plenary
Statement by Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, and Dr. Ladislav Miko, Special Envoy for International Negotiations, Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services representing the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union at the COP15 stock taking plenary.
COP15: Commission, Member States and other donors commit to increase global biodiversity finance
Today, at the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP15) in Montreal, the EU together with a number of EU Member States and several other countries are joining forces to significantly increase finance for biodiversity from all sources.
COP15: EU joins key initiatives to help partner countries strengthen capacities and knowledge to deliver the Global Biodiversity Framework
Commissioner Sinkevičius, on behalf of the EU, has joined a high ambition Accelerator Partnership to support the future implementation of the Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) under negotiations at COP15 in Montreal.
EU at COP15: Final stretch to global deal to halt and reverse biodiversity loss, for people and planet
Today the United Nations Biodiversity Conference COP15 meeting starts in Montréal. From 7 to 19 December, countries will aim to reach a global agreement for the protection of nature and the planet with long-term goals by 2050 and milestones for 2030.
Green Deal: EU agrees law to fight global deforestation and forest degradation driven by EU production and consumption
The Commission welcomes the provisional political agreement just reached between the European Parliament and the Council on an EU Regulation on deforestation-free supply chains.
Commission secures ambitious EU negotiating mandate for the COP27 on Climate and COP15 on Biodiversity
At yesterday's Environment Council in Luxembourg, the Commission secured an ambitious negotiating mandate for the upcoming COP27 Climate Conference in November and the COP15 Biodiversity Conference in December.
Countdown to COP15: World leaders declare ambitious global agreement to protect biodiversity a priority
Yesterday, at at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans renewed the EU's commitment to reverse biodiversity loss and fight climate change at the ‘Countdown to CBD COP15' pledging event.
COP15 global biodiversity negotiations: EU leading the ambition for a new deal to protect people and planet
From 14 to 29 March, the EU will participate in resumed global biodiversity meetings to advance on the development of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework.
European Business and Nature Summit
Today and tomorrow, high-level policy makers and business leaders are gathering at the European Business & Nature Summit to scale up business action for nature ahead of the crucial UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP 15) in the spring of 2022.