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Looking for ways to realise human rights and secure nature at the same time

News The year 2020 was deemed the super year for biodiversity; not least because the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) would adopt a new strategy to move towards the vision of a world living in harmony with nature by 2050. But...  Read more »
2021-04-22

SwedBio Funded by Sida from 2021-2024

News SwedBio’s new programme phase will continue to advance sustainable and equitable governance of biodiversity knowledge and policy. This will build on the long-term legacy of SwedBio in key global biodiversity processes, in close collaboration with partners in our broad enabling...  Read more »
2021-01-25

Evidence from local outlooks: Indigenous and local perspectives are crucial to solving the world’s biodiversity crisis

News Indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) are vital actors in implementing solutions and showing us the way forward for the protection and sustainable use the world’s biodiversity. This is the hopeful message from the second edition of the Local Biodiversity...  Read more »
2020-09-18

Including a human rights-based approach in multilateral environmental agreements

News A workshop hosted by SwedBio partners in Thailand highlights the importance of acknowledging the connection between human rights and biodiversity within the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Human rights depend on thriving, biodiverse ecosystems. The rights to food, clean water, clean...  Read more »
2020-06-29