Session 6.1

The EU’s contribution to achieving global biodiversity goals

In partnership with DG DEVCO

The EU aims at an ambitious post-2020 global biodiversity framework for effectively addressing the global ecological crisis while supporting livelihoods, social and economic development and security. This session will consider how international action to address the drivers of biodiversity loss can be scaled up, with a view to achieving and implementing the new deal for nature and people. Panellists and guests will consider how EU Development cooperation can work with partners and stakeholders to contribute to this process.

Speakers:

Koen Doens, Director-General, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

Tracey Cumming, Biodiversity Finance Initiative Technical Advisor, UNDP, and Member of the Expert Panel on Resource Mobilisation, CBD

Felipe Garcia Echeverri, Ambassador of Colombia to Belgium and Luxembourg and Head of Colombia’s Mission to the EU

Our principal priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our speakers, moderators, exhibitors and participants, and so we have been monitoring the situation concerning the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak constantly. Due to the current situation and restrictions, it has been decided that EU Green Week 2020 will be available exclusively online.

You will have the opportunity to join the EU Green Week in a new immersive virtual experience. Not only will you be able to watch all the sessions live and interact with the speakers, but you will also have the possibility to explore the exhibitions and network with the other attendants just as if you were there !
The virtual event platform will be soon open - all you have to do is to register and you will gain access to the event from your home or office.
If you are interested in attending the virtual event, you can leave your e-mail address here and we will contact you as soon as the registration platform is available.