The Monitoring Framework of the GBF, tracks and reports progress towards the goals and targets, and helps forecast and guide the planning of policies and actions. To effectively implement the Monitoring framework national and global biodiversity monitoring systems need to be in place and working together. This session will address key facets of the science needed for the implementation of the monitoring framework.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Steven Canty, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Under Secretary Ellen Stofan will moderate Session 1: Marine and coastal biodiversity knowledge needs for policy and society in the context of the post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (9:45 – 10:50 am)