Convention on Biological Diversity (1993; Montreal; 53 staff; cbd.int)
Initiated by the United Nations Environment Programme “to halt the continuing loss of biodiversity.” The website offers a large amount of information on related subjects and international and national developments regarding biodiversity.
It has three main objectives:
- Conservation of biological diversity;
- Sustainable use of the components of biological diversity;
- Fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources.
Leadership: Elizabeth Maruma Mrema (Executive Secretary)
Budget: $18.4m (2017)