Focusing on issues relating to the high sea marine protected areas(MPAs) in the context of BBNJ, illustrating the complexity of high sea governance and elaborating the necessity of protecting the high seas from the different perspectives aiming to promote domestic attention to the protection of the high seas.
*BBNJ：conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.
As the coordinating organization，G-Hub and 10 institutions jointly proposed 11 suggestions and specific measures for greening BRI investment., in order to support the implementation of policies related to the greening of the BRI.
We have been participating in this process since 2016 and publishing the first wire on the BBNJ in China in 2019, Apart from the conference news, we reviewed the past and present of BBNJ, and first analyzed the hot topics.
The conference was a key meeting which link the whole international climate negotiation procession. In 2012, Doha climate conference closed the negotiations about the Kyoto Protocol and the Bali Road Map, while launched the negotiations under ADP framework. Several consensus and resolutions that have taken place since the Bali Conference (COP13) in 2007 have not been specifically implemented, making climate negotiations inefficient. At the same time, a number of important issues were in urgent need of progress, especially the identification of many new mechanisms, institutions and processes that would paved the way for the formation of a new climate agreement before the Paris conference in 2015. GHUB was at the scene to observe whether the Warsaw Conference would achieve a smooth transition and ensure the effective implementation of those climate commitments.
The second negotiation session of UN climate talk in 2014 was closed following a two-week negotiation. This meeting included three tracks: SBI, SBSTA and ADP, as well as two temperature-less ministerial meetings.
More than 120 countries’ heads of government and political affairs gathered in New York, the headquarters of United Nations to attended UN Climate Summit, which was convened by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and would mobilize political will to reach a new global climate agreement in Paris Conference by the end of 2015. This is the first high-level meeting in which the heads of states and politicians were widely involved since Copenhagen Conference. GHUB tracked this meeting and its outcome with following response.