UN Biodiversity Conference 2018

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12 - 28 November 2018
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GBIF Secretariat staff are on hand in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, for CBD COP14—the 14th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.

The UN Biodiversity Conference 2018 combines the 14th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP14) with meetings of the CBD's two Protocols, as well as a wide range of parallel and side events.

GBIF Secretariat is represented throughout the conference, and we have a stand in the Biodiversity Innovation and Solutions Fair. If you are in Sharm El Sheikh, come and see us!

GBIF is also contributing to the following parallel and side events during the conference:

Friday, 16 November

Parallel meeting: Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) Forum

Monday, 19 November

Side event # 2599: 2020 UN International Year of Plant Health and progress on achieving Aichi Target 9

Side event #2640: Innovative solutions and technologies for conservation

  • Kyle Copas, GBIF Secretariat

Side event #2567: Showcasing the work of the Consortium of Scientific Partners on Biodiversity

Side event #2638: Bridging Aichi Targets 5, 11 and 15 with the Digital Observatory for Protected Areas (DOPA) and the World Atlas of Desertification (WAD)

Tuesday, 20 November

Side event #2776: Ensuring effective indicators for the post-2020 biodiversity framework

  • Tim Hirsch, GBIF Secretariat

Wednesday, 21 November

Side event #2573: A new alliance for biodiversity knowledge

Side event #2810: Improving decisions with biodiversity information: building capacity to link data demand and supply

Thursday, 22 November

Side Event #2619: Supporting data management for enhanced implementation and non-monetary benefit-sharing

Monday, 26 November

Side Event #2720: From biodiversity data to reporting

Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt
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12 - 28 November 2018