International Workshop on Biodiversity Beyond Natural Jurisdiction

As preparatory discussions prior to the 2nd IGC, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, together with the World Maritime University (WMU) is hosting an International Workshop on BBNJ, focusing on facilitating the discussions and proceedings to move towards the development of a balanced, effective and universally agreed ILBI. The workshop will focus on the topic of ‘Biodiversity Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ): Toward Development of Balanced, Effective and Universal International Agreement’. The event will bring together invited speakers and a selected audience to review progress at the BBNJ negotiations and to look ahead at some of the challenges and opportunities at upcoming sessions of the IGC, including within the broader context of implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. For more information, click here.