The Santiago Climate Change Conference will take place in Parque Bicentenario Cerrillos in Santiago de Chile, Chile from 2 to 13 December.
Held every four years, the IUCN Congress is the world’s largest conservation event. It brings together leaders from government, civil society, indigenous peoples’ organisations, business and academia to determine the world’s most pressing environmental and development challenges, and actions to address them.
This international meeting will bring together leading academics from the social and natural sciences, engineering and economics, policymakers, civil society actors and business leaders to discuss the evidence for and potential of NbS to meet multiple SDGs, with an emphasis on addressing climate change. Through a mix of panel sessions and interactive workshops, this conference will draw together the current state of the interdisciplinary evidence for the socioeconomic and ecological effectiveness of NbS, and explore the social, technical, ethical, ecological, governance and financial challenges around scaling up NbS. As well as highlighting avenues for further research, the meeting will aim to generate guidelines for NbS design and implementation…
The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), will review the achievement and delivery of the CBD’s Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. It is also anticipated that the final decision on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework will be taken, together with decisions on related topics including capacity building and resource mobilization. The meeting is expected to take place in the final quarter of 2020 in Kunming, Yunnan, China.