What is Convention on Biological Diversity?
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was inspired by the world community's growing commitment to sustainable development. This file looks at a brief history of the setting up of the Convention and what it seeks to achieve.
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The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international legally binding treaty to which Parties have committed themselves, in general terms, to undertake national and international measures aimed at achieving three explicit objectives; the conservation of biological diversity; the sustainable use of its components; and the equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources