The 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will convene in October – November 2024. The 11th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties (MOP) to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CP-MOP-11) and the fifth MOP to the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of the Benefits Arising from their Utilization (NP-MOP-5) will also convene.
Following Türkiye’s withdrawal of its offer to host COP 16 because of the toll of February’s destructive earthquakes, the CBD Secretariat is consulting with parties on the date and venue.
We will update this page as more information becomes available.
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dates: 21 October – 1 November 2024 [tentative]