Upcoming EVENTS

20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP20)

20th of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the 10th Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to Kyoto Protocol will be held in Lima, Peru from 1 to 12 December 2014.

2014 Global Landscapes Forum

The second Global Landscapes Forum will take place in Lima on 6-7 December 2014. It will be the biggest event on the sidelines of the UNFCCC COP20. Some 1500 participants from all land use sectors and climate negotiators will explore the potential of landscapes approaches for achieving climate goals and sustainable development goals.

British Ecological Society & Société Française d’Ecologie Joint 2014 Annual Meeting

The British Ecological Society and the French Ecology Society are pleased to invite you to Lille for a joint conference which will bring together for the first time ecologists of our two countries. The aim of the conference will promote exchanges and debates on major advances in scientific ecology, and strengthen cooperation between the French and British researchers of tomorrow.


IUCN World Parks Congress

As challenges in sustainable development and sustainable use of the earth’s natural resources accelerate, the 2014 IUCN World Parks Congress will play a key role in ensuring that protected areas can contribute towards addressing them. The ultimate aim of the Congress is to position parks and protected areas firmly within broader goals of economic and community wellbeing. The theme of the Congress has therefore been selected as Parks, People Planet: Inspiring Solutions.

Tree Diversity Day 2014

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and partners are delighted to be hosting Tree Diversity Day 2014. The full-day event on the

CBD COP12 side event: Aichi Target 3 on Positive Incentives, Can market-based instruments make a difference?

This side event intends to inform policy-makers and help reach consensus on the use of innovative financing instruments and positive