The resolution decided to officially launch the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on the treaty of Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ) in September 2018. The negotiations are expected to end in the first half of 2020. Once the treaty is agreed, half of the areas on Earth will be fully protected by international law.
About Greenovation Hub
Greenovation Hub is an environmental Think-Do organization with a global outlook. We promote the development and implementation of sound climate and environmental friendly policies through conducting in-depth analysis and research, and fostering dialogues among stakeholders, in order to drive China's green transition towards a sustainable, equitable and climate resilient future, contributing to the reduction of global ecological footprint.