11 January 2021 virtual
High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People Ministerial High-level Event

The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People is an intergovernmental group of more than 45 countries co-chaired by Costa Rica and France and by the United Kingdom as Ocean co-chair, championing a global deal for nature and people that can halt the accelerating loss of species, and protect vital ecosystems that are the source of our economic security.

Speakers during this ministerial event will include:

  • Andrea Meza | Minister of Environment and Energy – Costa Rica
  • Bérangère Abba | Secretary of State for Biodiversity – France
  • Zac Goldsmith | Minister of State (Minister for Pacific and the Environment) – United Kingdom
  • Mary Robinson | former President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Virginijus Sinkevičius | Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, European Commission
  • Enric Sala | National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence
  • Elizabeth Maruma Mrema | Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • Carlos Manuel Rodriguez | CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

date: 11 January 2021
location: virtual
www: https://hacfornatureandpeople.live/