DateNovember 7, 2022
22:47 EDT
Montreal, Canada

Part two of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP15) takes place in Montreal, Canada from Dec. 7-19, 2022.

The conference is expected to adopt the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The framework provides a strategic vision and a global roadmap for the conservation, protection, restoration, and sustainable management of biodiversity and ecosystems for the next decade.

Side Events

In addition to hosting a pavilion, the GEF is convening five side events. All times in EST.

Event Date and Time Room
Inclusive and effective implementation of draft Target 3: lessons learnt from past country experiences Dec. 7, 13:15 514A
GEF support to the development and implementation of Biodiversity Finance Plans Dec. 7, 18:15 511A-D
Global biodiversity framework early action support: GEF project-inception meeting Dec. 11, 10:00 511BE
Perspectives on the GEF going forward: a conversation with the GEF CEO Dec. 14, 13:15 511BE
GEF-8 support to the global biodiversity framework Dec. 16, 18:15 513D

Featured Documents

GEF Pavilion

Cover image for publication "Community-based Climate Solutions for Sustainable Development"

The GEF is hosting a pavilion with a full schedule of in-person and online events. Click here or the image for our program of events and livestream.

If you're attending the COP in-person, visit us at 220B, booth #903. The GEF Pavilion will be a space for civil society, Indigenous Peoples, and young leaders to connect and raise awareness about their work.