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6th Edition of the October Days for Sustainable Development - Online conference

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Date de l'événement : jeudi 22 octobre 2020 14:00 - 16:30

Every year since 2015 (the year of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs), the October Days for Sustainable Development (ODSD) have contributed to the global debate on the SDGs by enhancing dialogue among stakeholders.

Due to the current pandemic, the sixth edition of the October Days for Sustainable Development goes online.

International experts will address recent trends of loss of biodiversity in the context of the current pandemic.

Registration is mandatory: : https://www.2020odsd.org

Programme: Biodiversity loss and pandemic emergency: reverse the trend and build a sustainable future

Moderator: TanyaBeckett, Broadcaster

14:00 –14:15 Institutional Welcome by Francisco de Paula Coelho, Dean, EIB Institute and Carole Dieschbourg, Minister of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development, Government of Luxembourg

14:15 –14:45 Key Note Speech / Setting the Scene by Silvia Rova–Researcher, Departmentof Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

14:45–16:15 Panel Session with Giuseppe Di Carlo–Director, WWF Mediterranean Marine Initiative Josef Settele–Co-Chair of IPBES Global Assessment;UFZ Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research Sharon Brooks–Deputy Head of Business and Biodiversity,UN Environment Programme –World Conservation Monitoring CentreSilvia Rova–Researcher, Departmentof Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Ca' FoscariUniversity of Venice

16:15–16:30 Concluding Remarks by Conchita D’Ambrosio, Professor of Economics, FNR PEARL Chair, University of Luxembourg