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The third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework will convene to advance preparations for the development of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The negotiating process will culminate in the adoption of a post-2020 global biodiversity framework by the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in Kunming, China, in 2020.

The second meeting was held 24-28 February 2020. The first meeting of the Open-ended Working Group convened 27-30 August 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya. It considered:

  • outcomes of regional and thematic consultations conducted and other contributions received regarding the post-2020 process;
  • potential elements of the structure and scope of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework;
  • future work programme of the Working Group on Post-2020; and
  • tasks that may be allocated to other intersessional bodies and processes, including the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions, and the Subsidiary Body on Implementation.

dates: 27-31 July 2020
location: Colombia

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