China News Agency, Montreal, December 19th (Reporter Yu Ruidong) The second phase of the 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15), which is being held in Montreal, Canada, was deliberated by the plenary meeting in the early morning of December 19th. Adopt the "Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework" (referred to as the "Framework") and related package documents.

The picture shows Huang Runqiu (middle), Chairman of COP15 and Minister of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China, hammering the hammer to announce the adoption of the "Framework" and other documents.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Yu Ruidong

  The "Framework" is an overall and strategic program document anchoring the direction of global biodiversity governance by 2030 and beyond.

Reaching this "framework" is the most important landmark achievement of the second phase of COP15.

  China is the presidency of COP15.

The theme of COP15 is "Ecological Civilization: Building a Community of Life on Earth".

In October 2021, the first phase of the COP15 meeting was successfully held in Kunming, China; the second phase of the meeting will be held in Montreal, Canada, where the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is located, from December 7 to 19 this year.

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