First stakeholder debate on post-2020 biodiversity action hosted by IUCN and the EU Estonian Presidency

On Wednesday 20 September, IUCN, together with the Estonian Presidency of the EU Council, hosted a reception at the IUCN Regional Office premises in Brussels. Over 40 participants from the European Commission, EU Member States and EU stakeholders informally discussed future action for biodiversity post 2020.

European Commission delivers intervention at IUCN Europe reception, 20 September 2017

Keynote speeches from IUCN, Estonia, the European Commission and WWF set the scene, and were followed by an animated discussion among participants.

“The EU needs to not only show ambition in the global debate towards the protection of biodiversity in the future, but also show that it is leading by example by fully implementing the EU nature policies,” said Luc Bas, Director of the IUCN Office in Brussels.

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