China hosts global summit on biodiversity COP 15
Beijing, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) The UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) began on Monday in Kunming, China, with the aim of shaping the global agenda with the goals to be achieved by 2030.
The virtual event will be run until Friday, October 15, with speeches by foreign officials, while the face-to-face meetings will take place in the same city, but from April 25 to May 8, 2022.
Its program includes several forums and Chinese President Xi Jinping will give a speech on Tuesday, in which he is expected to renew the country's commitments to safeguarding flora and fauna.
COP 15 was due to be held a year ago, but it was postponed twice and restructured due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
As a host, China also intends to include the sustainable, shared and balanced use of natural resources.
A few days ago, China revealed its progress and actions to curb the loss of different species and the degradation of the ecosystem.