IRI Colombia participates in preparatory workshop for COP16

On 5 April, IRI Colombia participated in the workshop “On the Road to COP 16 on Biodiversity,” organised by the Norwegian Embassy. The event brought together different civil society organisations to identify their objectives and perspectives with respect to the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity, to be held at the end of October 2024 in Cali, Colombia.

At the end of the meeting, the civil society organisations committed to advance several actions, including: (I) calling for unity in the face of COP 16, with linkages to COP 29, (ii) proposing a work plan focuses on COP 16, with a view to strengthen these efforts at COP 29, (iii) identifying key areas of participation in COP 16; and (iv) defining specific areas to engage in dialogue with the government, based on common objectives and principles shared by the civil society organisations.

Workshop on the Road to COP 16 on Biodiversity, by the Norwegian Embassy in Colombia.