The World Bank Group is supporting the development of the Framework through an initiative named “The Road to Kunming”. This complements the WBG’s rich operational engagement on biodiversity and ecosystems.
Crucial UN conference will be delayed until next year as a result of the coronavirus crisis
The crucial summit to negotiate for higher ambitions on climate change scheduled for November in Glasgow has been postponed, with new dates for the meeting to be decided in the coming months. However, there are some positives to the delay.
The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund are holding their annual meetings this week, Oct. 14-20, in Washington, D.C. Amid the discussions around jobs, poverty reduction and value chains, one of the talks will center on a seemingly unusual topic for the bankers, economists and finance ministers in attendance: biodiversity.
A team from The University of the South Pacific attened a training workshop in the UK to discuss coastal and marine ecosystem services valuation for policy.
WAVES Program Manager Stig Johansson shares his vision for WAVES and where NCA fits into the broader development goals.