COP15 to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Kunming, China

The 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity is scheduled for May 2021 in Kunming, Yunnan Province of China. Originally scheduled from October 15 to 28,  2020, it was postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis. 

The Conference of the Parties meets every two years to define its objectives under the Convention on Biological Diversity adopted in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. It brings together States Parties, civil society actors, the private sector and NGOs.

The theme of this International Conference is “Ecological Civilization: Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth ».