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Look! 2 intl events to descend in Kunming in 2020

By : InKunming | Published: 2019-03-28

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[InKunming--Kunming] Have you heard of the news that two important conferences will be held in Kunming in 2020. They are the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the 7th China International Sister Cities Conference. At that time, the eyes of the world will focus on Kunming!

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On February 28, 2019, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People's Republic of China held a regular press conference to announce that China has started the preparations for the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity and the venue was decided to be Kunming.

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The COP is the highest governing body of the Convention on Biological Diversity. All major decisions on the implementation of the CBD must be adopted by the Conference of the Parties.

Unlike previous conferences of the Parties, the COP15 will be different. At CBD COP15, the parties will assess the implementation and progress of the Aichi Target Strategic Plan. They will deliberate and approve a post-2020 global biodiversity framework.

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China International Sister Cities Congress is an international conference with highest standard for exchanges and cooperation between domestic cities and sister cities. Kunming will hold the 7th China International Sister Cities Congress in 2020 after Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Chongqing and Wuhan.

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In a nutshell, Kunming will get chance to integrate into national development strategy, demonstrate its achievements in economic and social fields and enhance its international reputation by successfully holding the above events.

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(Editors: Rachel, Christine)


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