The international discussion on a new strategy of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) for the decade 2021-2030 began in 2017. In 2020, the 15th Conference of the Parties to the CBD in China is expected to decide about the new strategic framework. WWF Germany is preparing a contribution to this discussion on the new CBD strategy in consultation with experts from different disciplines.
The discussion paper is meant as a concrete input to the negotiations and wants to provide ideas and proposals relevant for the positioning of different actors, i.a. the government of Germany, which will hold the EU Presidency in the second half of 2020, other Parties to the CBD or various non-governmental organizations. For the preparation of the discussion paper the following sources and information will be included, inter alia:
Intermediate results will be presented at the margins of SBSTTA-21, SBSTTA-22 and SBI-2. The discussion paper will be presented at the 14th Conference of the Parties 2018 in Egypt.