UNESCO Forum on Biodiversity – 24 March 2021

UNESCO Forum on Biodiversity – 24 March 2021

UNESCO is organizing an online event entitled « Our Planet, Our Future: 50 Years of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere programme – On the way to Kunming » on March 24th, 2021 from 1 pm to 5 pm.

The year 2021 is a crucial year for biodiversity, during which new objectives and new commitments will be made for the coming decade. UNESCO, as a laboratory of ideas and a guardian organization of knowledge and know-how respectful of biodiversity, has an important role to play in helping to shape and fuel a dialogue on environmental challenges and their implications, both ethical and for peace in the world. This is the goal of its Biodiversity Forum to be held online on Wednesday 24 March 2021. The Biodiversity Forum will welcome prestigious guests from all over the world and various actors committed to the benefit of biodiversity.

The event will be live streamed here in English and in French.

01:00 pm – Inaugural session
Launch of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere programme: A Different Way of Living Together on Earth

02:00 pm – Session 1
Facing the Challenges: Climate, Biodiversity and Ocean

02:45 pm- Session 2
The Ocean: Transforming knowledge, political, economic and citizen action for the ocean

04:00 pm – Session 3
Passing on our capacities for action and transformation: on the road to Kunming

Have a look at the detailed agenda and at the speakers here.