Biodiversity Conference 2019

Theme: Biodiversity Losses and Gains: Are We on Target? 

The Convention on Biological Diversity was ratified by the United Kingdom on 3rd June 1994. At the same time, the treaty was extended to the Bailiwick of Jersey alongside other crown dependencies and overseas territories. This conference will be based around the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 goals, including Aichi Biodiversity Targets 

Over the two days you will hear about local conservation efforts and Jersey’s overseas efforts to safeguard biodiversity. There will be workshops run by Jersey Overseas Aid and the Jersey Biodiversity Centre and also an opportunity for attendees to discuss how Jersey is doing with respect to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets as well as providing suggestions for the future.

Covering topics include:

Theme 1: Biodiversity Loss

Theme 2: Reducing the pressures on biodiversity and promoting Sustainable use

Theme 3: Safeguarding ecosystems, species and genetic diversity

Theme 4: Enhancing the benefits from biodiversity and ecosystem services

Theme 5: Planning, knowledge management and capacity building.

On Thursday 21st November evening we will be holding drinks in the Jersey Museum concourse.

If you would like to submit a poster for display please email sarah.maguire@societe-jersiaise.org 

The conference is a partnership between; The Jersey Biodiversity Centre, Société Jersiaise, Jersey Overseas Aid, Government of Jersey’s Eco Active Biodiversity Partnership and Jersey International Centre of Advanced Studies.

Tickets are free and available from the partners link here  

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