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Convention on Biological Diversity

Urbanisation, biodiversity and ecosystems

Interview with Dr. Braulio Diaz, Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entered into force on 29 December 1993. It has 3 main objectives:

1. The conservation of biological diversity
2. The sustainable use of the components of biological diversity
3. The fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources

Interview by Keith Tidball, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University.