Search or browse upcoming events relating to biodiversity and ecosystem services organized by BES-Net and our partners around the world, ranging from training to international conferences.


International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
09 Aug 20      Global      UNESCO

By resolution 49/214 (link is external)of 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided that the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples shall be observed on 9 August every year.

USA Honey Bee Day
15 Aug 20      United States of America      Honey Love Urban Bee Keepers

Join HoneyLove on Aug 15, 2020 as we celebrate National Honey Bee Day to honor the insect responsible for more than 1/3 of the food we eat with beekeepers, beekeeping clubs and associations, and honey bee enthusiasts from all across the country.

World Water Week 2020
23 Aug 20 to 28 Aug 20      Stockholm      Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)

The World Water Week will take place on August 23-28 in Stockholm (Sweden).

Twelfth International Symposium on Pollination (ISPXII)
31 Aug 20 to 04 Sep 20      Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa      International Commission for Plant-Pollinator Relationships

Kirstenbosch is one of the nicest botanic gardens in the world, it is in the Table Mountain world heritage site and a floral kingdom (fynbos) that is unique to one country.

CGIAR Webinar Series on Climate Security: Climate Security in the Sahel
03 Sep 20      Online      CGIAR

The Sahel is a particular case where the interaction between climate-conflict can be strongly observed.

Global Day of Action for the Amazon
05 Sep 20      Global      Amazon Watch

Amazon Day was created to commemorate the founding of what is now known as the State of Amazonas in Brazil.

UN Biodiversity Summit
30 Sep 20      Online      Convention on Biological Diversity

The United Nations Summit on Biodiversity will be convened by the President of the General Assembly on 30 September 2020, at the level of Heads of State and Government under the theme of “Urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development.”

15 Oct 20 to 28 Oct 20      Kunming, China.      UN Convention on Biological Diversity

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will host the 2020 UN Biodiversity Conference in Kunming, China, on 15-28 October 2020.

EU Green Week 2020
20 Oct 20 to 22 Oct 20      Brussels      European Union

EU Green Week 2020 is now scheduled for 20-22 October 2020, on the theme of nature and biodiversity.

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