- Posted 1 December 2022

GPFLR Partners at COP15 next week

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GPFLR Partners at COP15 next week Andrew Svk

The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), is going to be held in Montreal, Canada, from December 7-19. In this period of time, governments and participants from all around the world will set out new goals and discuss a new set of pro-nature goals for the next decade. Members of the Global Partnership on Forest and Landscape Restoration (GPFLR) will actively participate in negotiations and events, including the sides events below. 

See below the details about the presence of the members in COP15.

Date & Time Title Venue Host
7 December, 9:00 - 13:00  Biodiversifying the Minamata Convention Monville Hotel - room Anderson 1 TNC
7 December, 11:00 - 12:00 Nature-Positive Pavilion Opening.  Nature Positive-Pavilion Pavilion partners, including TNC
7 December, 13:15 - 14:45  Build a Beautiful China and Global Community of Shared Future – China Pavilion’s opening event China Pavilion Policy Research Center for environment and economy (MEE), China News Service, TNC
7 December, 15:00 - 16:00 Biodiversity solutions coffee hour Nature-Positive Pavilion TNC
7 December, 18:15 Introducing Restoration Standards for the Ecological Recovery of Mined Sites Side-event 1. 512E SER
8 December, 13:00 - 14:00 Learnings from the socio-bioeconomy public policy in the Amazon Nature-Positive Pavilion,  TNC, BNDES, IPLC from Pará representative, IADB, Pará Government representative, CEBDS (WBCSD)
8 December, 13:15 - 14:45 Nature-Positive Infrastructure: Connecting Communities – Safeguarding the Planet  CEE Meeting Room 510A Infrastructure & Nature Coalition (TNC a member)
8 December, 13:15
Connecting the crises: Integrating ecological connectivity in the Post-2020 GBF to combat biodiversity loss, climate change, land degradation and the next pandemic
Brahmaputra. 511C-F CMS | UNCCD | WWF | CLLC | IUCN | UNEP-WCMC |  Zambia | CBCGDF | PCA | gcr
8 December, 18:00 - 19:00  Promoting gender equality in biodiversity conservation with IPLC communities Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC
9 December, 9:00 - 17:00  Brazilian Day: biodiversity is our nature Intercontinental Hotel TNC  CEBDS, WWF, Arapyaú, WRI
9 December, 9:30 - 10:30  Using tried-and-true and new conservation pathways to achieve 30x30 Nature-Positve Pavilion TNC
9 December, 13:15 Making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards the conservation, sustainable use and restoration of biodiversity Yangzte. 516C IFAD | FAO | AFD
9 December, 11:00 - 12:00 Financing biodiversity in Africa- The case of the Africa Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) Africa Group Meeting Room - 512F AUDA-NEPAD & BMZ
9 December, 12:00 - 13:00  Supporting Indigenous People and Local Communities through 30x30 Protection Goals Nature-Positive Pavilion TNC
9 December, 13:15 - 14:15 Building the Business Case for Nature Friendly Consumption  Business & Finance focused days – Place Quebec FSC, One Planet Network, adelphi, BfN
9 December, 15:05 - 15:45  Roundtable Discussion: Conservation of Wild Species through Habitat Protection Action Zone TNC 
9 December, 15:30 - 16:30  EPIC Journey documentary: The Great Migration of the Dorado Catfish, Connecting Life Through the Amazon Basin  Nature-Positive Pavilion TNC
10 December, 9:30 - 12:00  Building the national bioeconomy policy – opportunities for the economy, for people and for nature (by invitation) Monville Hotel - room Anderson 1 TNC
10 December, 12:00 - 13:00 Best Practices in Delivering the 30x30 Target: Tools for Implementing Countries Nature-Positive Pavilion TNC, DEFRA and IUCN
10 December, 13:15 - 14:45 Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Chinese Business in Action  African Group Meeting Room - 511BE China Min of Ecology and Environment, China Business and Biodiversity Partnership (CBBP)
10 December, 14:00 - 14:45 Deep Dive into Biodiversity Communication with Consumers   FSC, One Planet Network, adelphi
11 December, 9:00 - 19:00 World Biodiversity Summit   World Climate Foundation
11 December, 9:00 - 10:00 Attaining sustainable management of working lands Nature-Positive Pavilion TNC
11 December, 10:45 - 11:45 Sovereign debt for Nature: A mapping of Solutions to avoid ‘Too little Too late’ for nature-positive outcomes Action Zone UNDP - TNC's role: speaker
11 December, 17:00 - 20:30 30x30 Initiative meeting & dinner (by invitation) Monville Hotel - room Anderson 1 TNC
11 December, 18:30 - 20:00 Advancing Forest Stewardship as a Biodiversity Conservation Solution   Canadian Pavilion FSC
11 December, 19:00 - 22:00  Women for Biodiversity dinner (by invitation) Restaurant TBD TNC
12 December , all day  Science policy forum    
12 December, 9:30 - 11:00 Seeds of Change - Highlighting Canada’s Role in Forest and Land Restoration Canadian Pavilion Canadian Forest Service (host) - IMFN's role: Speaker - GPFLR Chair as moderator
12 December, 17:00 - 18:00 Culture First: How does support and funding that puts culture at the front of conservation activities create enduring resilient ecosystems? Nature Positive-Pavilion TCI, BHP, TNC (speaker)
13 December  Restoration Day  Rio Pavillion  
13 December, 8:30 - 10:00 Financing a Sustainable Future session@ the Business and Biodiversity Forum Room TBD TNC’s role: Session’s facilitator
13 December, 11:30 - 13:30  Launch of UNCDF ‘Natural Asset’ service Monville Hotel - room Anderson 1 TNC’s role: HL Speaker
13 December, 12:00 - 13:00 Global Targets to Conserve and Restore Coral Ecosystems Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC
13 December, 12:00 - 13:00 How Positive is Nature- Positive? Nature Positive-Pavilion Global Youth Biodiversity Network
TNC’s role: Speaker (Linda Krueger)
13 December, 13:15 Greener cities, cooler planet, healthier people: unleashing the power of urban nature Room Shilin 514B UNEP
14 December China’s Role in Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development – CCICED Workshop TBD China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED). - TNC’s role: speaker
14 December, 10:30 - 11:30 Greening Sovereign Debt: Addressing the Nature and Debt Crises Together Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC
14 December, 13:15 Forest Ecosystem Restoration - a crucial piece of the new Global Biodiversity Framework Room Shilin 514B CBD | FAO
14 December, 13:15 - 14:45 Caribbean Marine Biodiversity- Celebrating Haiti's Success Business & Industry Orgs Meeting Room - 514A Haiti Ministry of Environment, TNC, Caribbean Biod. Fund
14 December, 13:15 Recognizing and managing the value of nature’s contribution to people through food systems transformation Lancang. 516DE UNEP | MEE | CAS | EU | UNEP-IEMP | Craes | CAPITALSCOALITION
14 December, 13:15 Nature-based Solutions to climate change and other social challenges by conservation and restoration of mangrove ecosystem, focusing on its multiple services Side-event 1. 512E
JICA | CBD | MOEJ | UNU-IAS | IPSI |  Indonesia
14 December, 13:15 Forest Ecosystem Restoration: A crucial piece of the new Global Biodiversity Framework  Room Shilin 514B FAO
14 December, 13:15 Perspectives on the GEF Going Forward: A Conversation with the GEF CEO Nile. 511BE GEF
14 December, 15:00  - 16:00 Assessing and Addressing Nature-related Risks in Corporate Supply Chains Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC
14 December, 18:00 - 20:30 Embarking on restoration journey (by invitation only) Inter-Continental Hotel IUCN
14 December, 19:00 - 22:00 ”Food for Good” dinner (by invitation only) Cirque Éloize restaurant TNC and Nature United
15 December, 8:30 - 10:00 Enduring Earth Breakfast panel discussion (by invitation) Blue Zone, Palais des Congrès Enduring Earth partnership (TNC, WWF, Pew, Zomalab)
15 December, 9:30 - 12:00 Governance and financing of indigenous environmental management – building the next 10 years of PNGATI Monville Hotel – Room Anderson 1 TNC
15 December, 12:30 - 17:00 Infrastructure Day Nature Positive-Pavilion Infrastructure & Nature Coalition (TNC a member)
15 December, 16:30 - 17:30 Advancing solutions at the nexus of biodiversity, carbon, and Indigenous rights Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC
15 December, 18:15 Enriching Biodiversity in Production Landscapes through Ecosystem Restoration and Sustainable Forest Management in the Tropics Fuxian. 513D ITTO
16 December  China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) - Senior-Level Dialogue TBD TNC’s role: Jen Morris (speaker and CCICED member)
16 December, 13:00 - 14:00 Bold Commitments and Financing for Biodiversity and Climate in Mongolia Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC, Goverment of Mongolia, Enduring Earth
16 December, 13:15 - 14:30 Latin America, the Caribbean and the Inter-American Development Bank’s commitment to a funding a naturepositive path Youth Meetin Room IBD
16 December, 14:30 - 15:30 Ending Commodity-driven Deforestation and Conversion & Scaling up Nature-based Solutions: How can a new Global Biodiversity Framework help shift the Agenda?  Nature Positive-Pavilion WWF, TNC, FSC
16 December, 16:00 - 17:00 Celebration Hour - Honoring Leaders for Nature Finance Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC
16 December, 17:30 - 18:30 Nature-Positive Pavilion – CLOSING EVENT Nature Positive-Pavilion TNC and Capitals Coalition

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