Convention on Biological Diversity
United Nations - sustainability.
The Convention on Biological Diversity came into force in 1993 as the international legal instrument for:
- The conservation of biological diversity.
- The sustainable use of its components.
- The fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the use of genetic resources.
The CBD’s governing body is the Conference of the Parties (COP).
The CBD is also known as the Biodiversity Convention.
- Business & Sustainable Development Commission
- Conference of the Parties
- Economic and Financial Committee
- Equality and Human Rights Commission
- International Labour Organization
- International Monetary Fund
- United Nations
- United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
- World Bank