1. Protection of terrestrial and marine ecosystems:

France and Costa Rica launched the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People, which aims to create the conditions for the adoption of an ambitious nature protection target by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity at the end of the year. To date, these efforts have brought 52 States behind the Coalition, committing to work for the protection of 30% of terrestrial and marine spaces by 2030.

A One Planet Summit for Biodiversity

The global health crisis of the COVID 19 came as a dramatic reminder of the importance of Nature for our daily lives and economies: biodiversity is our life insurance. Yet, the damage to ecosystems is unprecedented and will have major consequences on our lifestyles in the decades to come.

Three years after the launch of the One Planet Summit, a movement is underway

“Let's not wait until it's too late to act!” This was the motto of the first One Planet Summit held on December 12, 2017 at the initiative of the President of the French Republic, the Secretary General of the United Nations, and the President of the World Bank Group.

Three years and three summits later, some forty coalitions and very concrete initiatives have been created. The organizations that carry them have committed themselves to achieving specific objectives and to reporting on them.

Key figures:

Next One Planet Summit in Paris January 11th

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed global perspectives for 2020, not to mention our own personal lives. This health crisis, one of the most severe in the modern era, quickly became economic and societal, putting our ability to collectively respond in a coordinated manner to the test. n, September 2020, UNGA (see the speech

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