2020 Events

Several international meetings are currently being postponed or switched to a virtual format due to COVID-19. We will update this page on a periodic basis as new information is available. For a listing of ocean webinars, you may be interested to browse this database which is updated in real time.

 

September 2020

UN High Level Biodiversity Summit

  • September 30, 2020
  • UNHQ, New York

November 2020

Twenty-fourth meeting of Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical, and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) 

  • November 2–7, 2020
  • Montreal Canada

Third Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation

  • November 9–14, 2020
  • Montreal Canada

Paris Peace Forum

  • November 11–13, 2020
  • Paris, France

UN Ocean-Climate Dialogue

  • November 30-December 1, 2020
  • Bonn, Germany

December 2020

Our Ocean Conference

  • December 7–8, 2020
  • Palau

2021 Events

January 2021

IUCN World Conservation Congress

  • January 7–15, 2021
  • Marseille, France

World Economic Forum

  • January 26–29, 2021
  • Davos, Switzerland

February 2021

CBD 3rd Open-Ended Working Group on the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

  • February 2021 (TBC)
  • Venue TBA

March 2021

High Seas Treaty Negotiations (Intergovernmental Conference 4)

  • March 2021 (TBC)
  • UNHQ, New York

May 2021

Fifteenth meeting of the COP to the CBD

  • May 17–30, 2021
  • Kunming, China

July 2021

UN Ocean Conference

  • July 2021 (TBC)
  • Venue TBC

September 2021

IMPAC 5

  • September 26–October 1, 2021
  • Vancouver, Canada

November 2021

UNFCCC COP26

  • November 1–12, 2021
  • Glasgow, UK