FSC Canada along with FSC China and FSC International will be participating in the second phase of the 15th Conference of the Parties (COP 15) of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.
From December 7th -19th , governments, NGOs, and companies will gather to see the adoption of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, which builds on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and sets clear goals and indicators to halt biodiversity loss by 2030 and restore ecosystems by 2050.
Join FSC at COP 15
‘Advancing Forest Stewardship as a Biodiversity Conservation Solution’
December 11, 2022
18:30 – 20:00
Join us on December 11th from 18:30 – 20:00, as we will lead an event on Advancing Forest Stewardship as a Biodiversity Conservation Solution.
Featuring high-level speakers including Chinese and Canadian government officials, as well as representatives of FSC, IKEA, World Wildlife Fund International (WWF International), and Indigenous Peoples, this session will demonstrate the value of forests in measuring progress toward biodiversity goals and targets.
FSC is also co-organizing and contributing to a number of additional events:
- The Business Case for Nature-Friendly Consumption: Scaling up Consumer Information on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
December 9th, 13:15 – 14:15 EST at the Business and Finance-focused Days at the auditorium, Place Quebec:
Leads: UN Environment/One Planet Network and Adelphi. Partners: FSC International, BfN - Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (Germany), OP2B - One Planet for Business Biodiversity
- Sustainable working forest for a nature-positive world
December, 10th, 13:00-13:45 EST at the Business and Finance Hub Space, Place Québec: FSG session:
Host: World Business Council on Sustainable Development
- Deep Dive into Biodiversity Consumption.
December 10th , 14:00-14:45 EST at the Business and Finance Hub Space, Place Québec:
Leads: UN Environment/One Planet network and Adelphi and FSC International
- Production & Consumption: Public Policies and Private Sector at the Science & Policy Forum.
December 12th, 11-12:30 EST in Room 516C at Palais des congrès:
Lead: International Union of Biological Science. Co-lead: Expertise France
- Carnaval de la Biodiversité
12 Décembre, 18:30 ES
Lead: City of Montreal
- Ending Commodity-driven Deforestation and Conversion & Scaling up Nature-based Solutions: How Can a New Global Biodiversity Framework Help Shift the Agenda?
16 December, 14:30 – 15:30 EST in the Large Room at the Nature Positive Pavilion
Leads: FSC International, WWF International, The Nature Conservancy
Visit our booth!
FSC will also have booth (#121) at the exhibition space at the Palais des Congrès.
We look forward to seeing you at COP 15!
Source: FSC Canada