World leaders come together before UN Summit on Biodiversity to pledge ‘global response to our planetary emergency’
Ahead of the UN Summit on Biodiversity, this high-profile event co-hosted by WWF is bringing together world leaders from more than 20 countries, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. They will be making a pledge to step up global ambition for biodiversity and encourage other leaders to commit to matching their collective ambition for nature, climate and people.
Nature is in crisis. Science tells us that human activities are destroying and degrading the very natural systems that support our health and livelihoods.
Urgent actions to restore biodiversity, including Indigenous-led conservation, nature-based solutions, formal protections and stewardship along with millions of actions by individuals and communities across Canada and around the globe is needed to address wildlife and biodiversity loss and climate change.
The event will Officially launch the Leaders’ Pledge for Nature, with leaders of (40+ and growing) countries committing to ambitious action to address biodiversity.
Showcase endorsements from Heads of State and Government of the pledge and its actions, as well as non-state actors. Addressing a Planetary Emergency requires concrete and urgent action for the benefit of all people everywhere.