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International Workshop - Maintaining Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Worldwide: Policies for Nature-Friendly Consumption

8th – 9th Oct 2024 (International Workshop)

Location:
Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN)
Konstantinstr. 110, 53179 Bonn, Germany
 

Preliminary workshop agenda

Day 1 | Tuesday, 8.10. 2024

Welcome to Bonn

09:30    

Opening remarks & introducion

Ulf Jaeckel tbc (Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection, BMUV)
Simone Wulf (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, BfN)

10:00

Introduction to the workshop
Project team (IÖW / ifeu)

10:10

Getting to know each other: Who is in the room?

10:30

Conceptualizing the link between biodiversity & consumption

Joachim Spangenberg (Sustainable Europe Research Institute, SERI)

Presentation & discussion

Project presentation: Overview and first results
11:00Coffee break
11:15

Shaping nature-friendly consumption: Recommendations for selected products to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services worldwide
Project team (IÖW / ifeu)

Presentation & discussion

12:45Lunch break
Transitioning our food systems
14:00

Transitioning our food systems

TMG Think-Tank

Presentation & discussion

Convention on Biodiversity and the Global Biodiversity Framework
14:30

Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) and targets 15 and 16

Bianca Brasil (CBD Secretariat)

Presentation & discussion

15:00

Implementation of the targets 15 and 16

Parallel working groups
(incl. coffee break during the work sessions)

16:50

What is needed for an implementation of GFB Targets 15 and 16?

Plenary session

17:20Outlook on the second day
17:30End of day one
  

Day 2 | Wednesday, 9.10. 2024

EU Deforestation Regulation: Status and future developments
09:00   

EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR)

Tina Lutz (Environmental Action Germany, DUH)

Presentation & discussion

9:30

How can the EUDR be expanded and effectively implemented?

Parallel working groups

10:30

What are the key aspects to make the EUDR impactful, and how should they be addressed?

Plenary session

11:00Coffee break
The role of eco-labels in fostering sustainable consumption and production
11:15

The role of eco-labels 

Three inputs by representatives of:

  • Laura Villegas (Roundtable on Responsible Soy Association, RTRS)
  • Ruben Brunsveld (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, RSPO)  
  • Jonathan Schleyken (Naturland)
12:15

Certifications for consumer communication: Potentials & limitations

Fishbowl discussion

12:45Lunch break
The Cases of soy, palm oil and shrimp: Discussing policy measures for nature-friendly consumption
13:45

Product specific discussions 

Parallel working groups

15:15

Feedback on and specification of the policy recommendations of the project team

Plenary session

15:30

Wrap-up / What’s next?

16:00End of the workshop

 

 

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