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Programme: Kunming, October 14
- Side event to COP15 - Kunming, China, October 14 2021 

Note: Session titles and timings are subject to change

Time zone (GMT+8)

15:00 - 15:15

Welcoming remarks
Climate Action for Biodiversity - Building a Bridge between COPs

15:15 - 15:20


Focusing on Biodiversity  and Prevention of Future Pandemics

15:20 - 16:10

Session 1
The Blue Planet - Investments and Solutions for Resilient and Healthy Fresh and Sea Water

16:10 - 17:00

Session 2

Investing in Sustainable Forests Management - Solving The Climate & Biodiversity Crisis, One Tree at a Time

17:00 - 18:00

Session 3

Regenerative Agriculture & Food Security - How Can We Catalyse Capital into Innovative Solutions?

18:00 - 18:30

Closing Remarks by Partners

Actionable Leadership for Nature -Supporting Ecosystem Resilience and Climate Goals (through Nature-Based Solutions)

16:30 - 16:35

Networking Break

18:30 - 19:00

Cocktail Reception & Networking

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Mitigating climate change and halting the loss of biodiversity are two critical issues that are deeply interconnected. Many of the drivers, challenges and solutions are one and the same, and they must be addressed together.
By creating a bridge between COP15 and COP26, the World Biodiversity Summit will play an important role in ensuring that the conversations, outcomes and commitments that come out of these meetings are aligned, and move the system towards the transformative change that’s needed to halt warming at 1.5°C and reverse the degradation of the natural world.”  


Mark Gough

CEO, Capitals Coalition