PARALLEL EVENTS

EXHIBITIONS

The Biodiversity Innovation and Solutions Fair, the CEPA fair, and the Rio Conventions Pavilion will be held in parallel to the meetings.
More information on Exhibitions.

PARALLEL MEETINGS AND SPECIAL EVENTS

The Government of Egypt, in collaboration with the CBD Secretariat and other partners, will organize a number of parallel meetings and special events as follows:

Event (events taking place on the margins of COP) Dates and venue

(TBC: to be confirmed)

2018 Business and Biodiversity Forum 14-15 November at the COP venue
Science for Biodiversity Forum 23-24 November at the COP venue
Wildlife Forum 21 November at the COP venue
CBD COP14 GLOBE Legislators Forum 23-24 November at the COP venue (TBC)
Nature and Culture Summit 22-24 November at the COP venue
Cities and Subnational Governments Summit 23-24 November at the COP venue
GTI Forum 16 November at the COP venue

The Government of Egypt will also organize a Pavilion showcasing Egypt’s biodiversity at the Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Center (SHICC) for the entire period of the meetings.

More information on parallel meetings can be found at: www.cbd.int/conferences/2018/parallel-meetings

SIDE EVENTS

The Secretariat invites side events for COP-14, CP-MOP-9 and NP-MOP-3 which further enrich the discussions on items on the agenda of these meetings. Requests should be made using the online side event submission system available on the website at www.cbd.int/side-events or on the meetings webpage www.cbd.int/conferences/2018.
The list of all the accepted side-events will be posted at: www.cbd.int/side-events.
More information on side events.