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22 June 2021 - COP15: the international biodiversity conference - Oral evidence

Committee Environment and Climate Change Committee
Inquiry COP15: the international biodiversity conference

Tuesday 22 June 2021

Start times: 9:30am (private) 10:00am (public)

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Civil society and business views on UK's biodiversity conference aims

This week, the Committee will explore what civil society and business representatives are hoping is achieved at COP15, and changes that could be made to the Government’s position on COP15 and  related policies and resources that would support a more effective outcome.

Meeting details

At 10:00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry COP15: the international biodiversity conference
Senior International Policy Officer at RSPB
Head of Nature and Biodiversity at World Economic Forum
Editor of the Earth Negotiations Bulletin at International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Senior Global Sustainability Manager: Nature & Biodiversity at Unilever

The Committee will hear from witnesses on:

  • Involvement of non-state parties in the CBD 
  • Negotiations on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework 
  • Actions beyond the CBD 


Virtual meeting (webcast)