UN Convention on Biological Diversity

Representative of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections as observer organizations to the open-ended processes of the Convention since March 2021. Subsequently attendance of the sessions of the subsidiary bodies SBSTTA24 and SBI3.

Submissions to the public and SBSTTA24 review processes for the development and implementation of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and its monitoring framework. Submitted contributions are linked here.

Engagement in the development and evaluation process of policy options for Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) involving “Digital Sequence Information” (DSI). Contribution of comments to the online discussion initiated by the Secretariat of the CBD in April/May 2021. General information about the process is found on the website of the associated webinar series organized by the Secretariat of the CBD.

Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections

Member of the Biodiversity Crisis Response Committee with involvement in the Documentation, Partnership Development and Regional Diversity working groups.