China to hold 15th meeting of Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
The news was updated on September 4, 2019
China will hold the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) themed “Ecological Civilization-Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth” in 2020.
The meeting, which will be held in Kunming, capital of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, will review the “post-2020 global biodiversity framework” and determine the new goals of global biodiversity in 2030.
The theme plays a significant role in achieving sustainable biodiversity and equitable sharing of benefits, said head of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment Li Ganjie, when releasing the theme with Cristiana Pasca-Palmer, executive secretary of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
China will earnestly fulfill the obligations of host country to ensure the landmark meeting is a complete success, Li said.
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