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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): COP15: the international biodiversity conference

Environment and Climate Change Committee
COP15: the international biodiversity conference

Tuesday 15 June 2021

Start times: 10.00am (private) 10.00am (public)


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Biodiversity: Environment Minister to be questioned about Britain’s UN conference aims

 

Environment Minister Lord Goldsmith will face questions in the first public evidence session of the new House of Lords Environment and Climate Change Committee (Tuesday 15 June at 10.00 a.m.) as it launches a new inquiry.

The minister will be asked about the government’s priorities for and expectations of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) due to be held in China later this year.

The committee will hear also (at 11.15 a.m.) from world-renowned experts and campaigners about global biodiversity losses and lessons from Aichi biodiversity targets set previously.

Meeting details

At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry COP15: the international biodiversity conference
Minister for Pacific and the Environment at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Joint Head of International Environment Negotiations at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Joint Head of International Environment Negotiations at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
At 11.15am: Oral evidence
Inquiry COP15: the international biodiversity conference
Professor of Community and Ecosystems Ecology at National University of Córdoba
former Executive Secretary at UN Convention on Biological Diversity
International Nature Campaigner at Friends of the Earth Europe

Location

Virtual meeting (webcast)