Priorities for draft 1 of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
The post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) will be a major milestone in global agreements on biodiversity conservation, setting international ambition for the next decade.
Negotiations under the Convention on Biological Diversity for the GBF are well under way, and we welcome the progress to date, including the release of the first draft in July 2021. But there remain some critical issues yet to be addressed.
This paper outlines IIED's five priority areas that require strengthening in the first draft of the framework.