A High-Level Ministerial Segment (HLS), hosted by the Government of Egypt and organized in consultation with the Secretariat, will precede the meetings.

The HLS will begin on 14 November 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the the Sharm El Sheikh International Congress Center (SHICC) and continue until 15 November 2018. The results of the HLS will be presented at the opening session of COP-14, CP-MOP-9 and NP-MOP-3 on 17 November 2018.

An information note for participants, including the details of the HLS (agenda, registration, transportation and accommodation), were sent directly to participants.

For all issues related to the HLS, kindly address all communication, including enquiries or clarification requests to the following e-mail: [email protected]. Please include the Country or Organization name in the subject line.

The HLS documents are available on the website of the Convention at: www.cbd.int/conferences/2018/cop-14-hls/documents