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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 6 July 2021

Start times: 9.30am (private) 10.45am (public)


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Environment Secretary pressed on COP15 by Lords Committee

This week, the Committee will hear from the Environment Secretary George Eustice about the Government’s objectives for COP15.

The Committee will ask questions on:

  • Priorities for Defra’s COP15 work over the coming months
  • International outreach the department is engaged in
  • Domestic policy credibility building towards the conference

This follows a series of sessions held by the Committee on COP15 with experts, representatives of civil society and business, and the Environment Minister Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park.

Meeting details

At 10.45am: Oral evidence
Inquiry COP15: the international biodiversity conference
Secretary of State at Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Joint Head of International Environment Negotiations at Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Location

Virtual meeting (webcast)