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A reflection on the Global Biodiversity Framework

Hub Director Elisa Morgera has been invited to join a panel organized by Prof John Knox, former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, on the 2022 Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework adopted under the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. The panel will be jointly hosted by the American Society of International Law and […]

Suggesting new areas of work for IPBES

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has called for inputs and suggestions on its work programme up to 2023 from international and regional scientific organisations, non-governmental organisations, indigenous peoples and local communities and the private sector, which will be considered at the tenth session of the IPBES Plenary (28 August-2 September 2023, […]

Reflecting on Women’s Rights to a Healthy Ocean, based on the 2023 Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

“Urgent, gender-transformative, rights-based climate and environmental action” is required to achieve gender equality and ecological sustainability– recently said the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment in his thematic report on women’s and girls’ human right to a healthy environment (A/HRC/52/33).  Although the report does not refer often to women’s and girls’ human […]