A new key biodiversity platform for cross sectoral collaboration
For its inaugural launch, World Biodiversity Summit will help define what world leaders and the private sector in biodiversity and climate action need to do in the medium and long term to achieve sustainable development and hinder further biodiversity loss, focusing on partnerships and investment mechanisms as levers of progress. World Biodiversity Summit is a platform for responding to accelerating biodiversity loss, by using the Paris Agreement as a framework to learn from, promoting relevant solutions, innovations, and leadership networks, strengthening nature restoration and conservation. Nature-based solutions will be highlighted, from specificecosystems to global possibilities.
21 September 2023
SECOND, New York, USA
Alongside UNGA 78 & Climate Week NYC
Partnerships, Innovations and Investments for Nature
In 2022, the World Biodiversity Summit will focus on bridging climate and biodiversity by highlighting bold leadership and investments, creating synergies and sharing best strategies for action.
The programme for the two-part Summit will integrate the following topics within key industries impacting biodiversity such as Agriculture, Forestry, Water, Cities and Energy:
Public-Private Partnerships Through the Use of Ambition Loops
New Global Biodiversity Framework
Circular Economy for Biodiversity
Sustainable Forest Management
Investing in Natural Capital
Building Resilient Nature-Positive Food System
13-14 November 2022
Panel Session 2
Biodiversity for Health Security: Recognising the Linkages for a Resilient and Biosecure Future
Hosted by Global Biosecurity Summit
Panel Session 3
Nature-Positive Food Systems - Innovations, Targets and Goals for 2030
High-Level Welcome & Announcements
Opening Panel Sesison
Biodiversity and Climate: Promoting Synergies for Planetary Health
Panel Session 1
Closing the Loop for Biodiversity - Circularity in Action
Panel Session 3
Investing in Sustainable Forest Management - Solving the Climate & Biodiversity Crisis One Tree at a Time
Fireside Chat 1
Urban Biodiversity - Integrating Nature Into Resilient Cities
Panel Session 5
The Ocean Decade for Action: Harnessing Innovations for Marine Biodiversity
A Paris Moment for Nature?: Building Momentum towards COP15
A more detailed programme will be shared prior to the event.
Finance & Investments in Nature
Natural Capital as a new Asset Class
Regenerative Agriculture & Ecosystems
Resilient Food Systems & Food Security
Sustainable Forestry & Restorative Land Management
The Blue Economy
The engaging format combines insightful keynotes, panel discussions, fireside chats and interactive networking sessions with a focus on defining opportunities and commitments for supporting biodiversity through business, investment and cross-sector collaboration.
World Biodiversity Summit’s programme agenda is designed to help transform visions into resilient partnerships and concrete solutions to showcase innovative technologies and attract investment in these areas.