CCI-CBF Week: Nature-Based Solutions for our Caribbean Future
- By : Thérèse Yarde
- Category : Biodiversity, Event, Oceans
- Tags: caribbean
The Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI) and the Caribbean Biodiversity Fund (CBF) will be hosting the 2020 instalment of their annual CCI-CBF Week as a virtual event this year, from July 13 to 16, 2020.
The theme of the 2020 CCI-CBF week is Nature-Based Solutions for our Caribbean Future, and there is an outstanding line-up of speakers, including H.E. Peter Thomson, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Oceans, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and Dr. Didacus Jules, Director-General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States.
The meetings will:
Recognize the accomplishments and challenges in the region in the areas of effective management, sustainable financing, climate adaptation, and implementation of a nature-based economy, and identify necessary actions to ensure healthy ecosystems [and]
Identify partners and opportunities for developing the way forward for biodiversity conservation, protected area management and nature-based economic development in the Caribbean.
Registration to participate in CCI-CBF week is free at the event website.