Biodiversity Conference 2019

Biodiversity Conference 2019

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Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd November

Theme - Biodiversity Losses and Gains: Are we on target?


The Convention on Biological Diversity was ratified by the United Kingdom on 3rd June 1994.  At the same time, the treaty was extended to the Bailiwick of Jersey alongside other crown dependencies and overseas territories. This conference will be based around the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 goals, including Aichi Biodiversity Targets

Over the two days you will hear about local conservation efforts and Jersey’s overseas efforts to safeguard biodiversity. There will be workshops run by Jersey Overseas Aid and the Biodiversity Centre and also an opportunity for attendees to discuss how Jersey is doing with respect to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets as well as providing suggestions for the future.

A partnership between; the Jersey Biodiversity Centre, Societe Jersiaise, Jersey Overseas Aid, Government of Jersey's Eco-active Biodiversity Partnership and the Jersey International Centre of Advanced Studies

Covering topics include:   

Theme 1: Biodiversity Loss>

Theme 2: Reducing the pressures on biodiversity and promoting Sustainable use

Theme 3: Safeguarding ecosystems, species and genetic diversity

Theme 4: Enhancing the benefits from biodiversity and ecosystem services

Theme 5: Planning, knowledge management and capacity building.


The conference brochure can be downloaded here:

Conference Brochure