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Joint meeting of the United Nations General Assembly Second Committee and the Economic and Social Council on Ecosystem Approaches for shifting the world onto a sustainable pathway
15 Oct 2019 -  The joint meeting of the Second Committee and ECOSOC would aim to provide a deeper understanding of how ecosystem approach grounded in nature-based solutions can be applied to accelerate implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals including biodiversity based 2020 targets. Bringing together experts from a range of scientific, academic, and policy backgrounds, the discussion would explore the concept of nature-based solutions and the opportunities they hold for sustainable development around the world.
The event would also underscore key opportunities and challenges in the shift to nature-based solutions, with the goal of identifying areas for the formation of partnerships and the development of enabling policies to support the implementation of nature-based solutions
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