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24th Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the CBD

  • Calendar August 25th, 2020
  • Time 00:00

This text is taken from the CBD.

“Article 25 of the Convention on Biological Diversity establishes an open-ended intergovernmental scientific advisory body known as the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) to provide the Conference of the Parties (COP) and, as appropriate, its other subsidiary bodies, with timely advice relating to the implementation of the Convention. As a subsidiary body of the COP, SBSTTA is to report regularly to the COP on all aspects of its work.”

The 24th meeting of the SBSTTA of the CBD will be held in Montreal, Canada between the 25th-30th August 2020 [subject to change].

Agenda topics include:

  • Post-2020 global biodiversity framework.
  • Synthetic biology.
  • Risk assessment and risk management of living modified organisms.
  • Marine and coastal biodiversity.
  • Biodiversity and agriculture.
  • Programme of work of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.
  • Biodiversity and health.
  • Invasive alien species.

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