The second meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework will convene to advance preparations for the development of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The negotiating process will culminate in the adoption of a post-2020 global biodiversity framework by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, at the UN Biodiversity Conference in 2020.
The first meeting of the Open-ended Working Group convened 27-30 August 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya. It considered:
- outcomes of regional and thematic consultations conducted and other contributions received regarding the post-2020 process;
- potential elements of the structure and scope of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework;
- future work programme of the Working Group on Post-2020; and
- tasks that may be allocated to other intersessional bodies and processes, including the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, the Ad Hoc Open-ended Working Group on Article 8(j) and Related Provisions, and the Subsidiary Body on Implementation.
dates: 24-28 February 2020