The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

 

Overview
The Convention on Biological Diversity entered into force on 29 December 1993. It has 3 main objectives: 

  1. The conservation of biological diversity
  2. The sustainable use of the components of biological diversity
  3. The fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources

Location
Montreal, Canada (Secretariat)

Contact
Website: www.cbd.int