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Cornell University at UN Biodiversity Conference COP15

Cornell University is sending eight faculty, student, and staff delegates to the UN Conference on Biological Diversity (CBD) COP15.

UN Biodiversity COP15

About UN Biodviersity Conference COP15

The 15th session of the UN Biodiversity Conference of the Parties (COP) will take place from December 7-17, 2022 in Montreal, Canada. Signed by 150 government leaders at the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, the Convention on Biological Diversity is dedicated to promoting sustainable development. Conceived as a practical tool for translating the principles of Agenda 21 into reality, the Convention recognizes that biological diversity is about more than plants, animals, and microorganisms and their ecosystems – it is about people and our need for food security, medicines, fresh air and water, shelter, and a clean and healthy environment in which to live.
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