International Expert Workshop on mainstreaming of biodiversity in the energy and mining, infrastructure, and manufacturing and processing sectors

20-06-2018

In preparation for the High level Segment (HLS) of the 2018 UN Biodiversity Conference and the mainstreaming discussions that will take place at the 14th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD/COP 14) to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from 17 – 29 November 2018, the Government of Egypt and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the kind support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Commission, will be convening an international expert workshop from 20 to 22 June 2018 in Cairo, Egypt, on the mainstreaming of biodiversity in the energy and mining, infrastructure, and manufacturing and processing sectors, with a view to deepening understanding of these issues and the policy implications of mainstreaming biodiversity in these sectors for sustainable development. About 60-70 experts will participate in the workshop including experts from several countries and organizations.

For more information, please contact Ms. Christine Estrada ([email protected])

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