City: Pyeongchang, Alpenisa, Gangwon Province
Country: Republic of Korea
Register/website: Cities for Life 2014
Description: The “Biodiversity Summit for Cities and Subnational Governments” event will be held in support of, and in parallel with, the 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) from 12-14 October, 2014. This key event will be organized by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Secretariat of the CBD, in partnership with hosts, the Republic of Korea and the Provincial Government of Gangwon.
The Summit will convene hundreds of representatives of local, subnational and national governments and their partners to strengthen multi-level cooperation in support of the Strategic Plan of the CBD (2011-2020) and its Aichi Targets. It will build on the ground-breaking outcomes of previous Biodiversity Summits for cities and subnational governments and CBD COPs, with a view to strengthen the links in the management of biodiversity and ecosystem services between levels of government and across governmental sectors.
We welcome you to save the dates and look forward to sending you updates and additional information on this exciting event in due course.
For further information on sessions, themes and the program please look out for further announcements and see www.cbc.iclei.org