Reducing Global Biodiversity Loss and Pandemic Risks
In recent years, biodiversity has been rapidly declining worldwide. Ecosystems are at jeopardy and with them, our very way of life. Research shows a clear link between global health pandemics and the biodiversity crisis we are experiencing. This growing problem needs to be addressed urgently.
The Nordic Embassies and United Nations Association of Germany invite you to participate in a discussion with experts on the role of land resource use in preserving biodiversity and the structures and actions needed to curb biodiversity loss and prevent the next global pandemic.
Welcoming words: Anne Sipiläinen, Ambassador of Finland
Keynote: Margrete Auken, MEP, European Greens, Denmark
Sigrún Ágústsdóttir, director, Environment Agency of Iceland
Kristin Thorsrud Teien, Research Director, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
Charlotta Sörqvist, Swedish Chief Biodiversity Negotiator and Chairperson of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation of the Biodiversity convention, Ministry of the Environment and Climate of Sweden
Annika Lepistö, Board Member and Local coordinator, ReGeneration 2030, Åland Islands, Autonomous Region of Finland
Q&A: Audience can ask questions via chat-function
Closing remarks: Fabian Gacon, German UN Youth Delegate on Sustainable Development, 2020-2021
Moderated by Oliver Hasenkamp, Officer for Public Affairs, United Nations Association of Germany
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