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Keynote speech by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the Bund Summit 2023, Shanghai

European Commission Speech Shanghai, 23 Sep 2023 Ladies and gentlemen It is a pleasure to be with you today, especially in Shanghai with its long and varied history – and this famous waterfront that symbolises...

Statement by David Cooper, Acting Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Forests for our Future, a High-Level Event of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF), on the occasion of the 2023 SDG Summit, 18 September 2023

Governments of the Atlantic Coast of Africa Commit to the Effective Conservation of Marine Megafauna

Today, a historic series of meetings, the ‘CMS Marine Megafauna Week: Atlantic Coast of Africa’, came to a successful conclusion. In collaboration with the Regional Partnership for the Conservation of the Coastal and Marine Zone (PRCM), four meetings were held over the course of four days, bringing together government representatives, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and scientists for detailed discussions on four draft action plans for marine species in this biodiversity-rich region.