UN Summit on Biodiversity
22 - 23 September 2020
New York, United States of America - United Nations Headquarters in New York
The Summit on Biodiversity will be convened under the theme “Urgent Action on Biodiversity for
Sustainable Development” and will consist of an opening segment, a plenary segment for general discussion,
two Leaders’ Dialogues and a closing segment.
The Leaders’ Dialogues will be held under the following themes: “Addressing biodiversity loss and mainstreaming biodiversity for sustainable development” (Dialogue 1) and “Harnessing science, technology and innovation, capacity-building, access and benefit sharing, financing and partnerships for biodiversity” (Dialogue 2). Further details concerning the scope, modalities, format and organization of the Summit are outlined in paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of the Resolution.
More information on the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) website.
UN Decade on Biodiversity