Conference of the parties

CCTV+: Broadcasters' Joint Initiative on Protection of Biodiversity Launched

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 11:45am

Meng Dong, Vice Minister of NRTA and Li Malin, Vice Governor of Yunnan Province attended and addressed the launch of the Initiative.

Key Points: 
  • Meng Dong, Vice Minister of NRTA and Li Malin, Vice Governor of Yunnan Province attended and addressed the launch of the Initiative.
  • Melissa Fleming, UN Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications and heads of ABU, ASBU and EBU delivered video remarks to the event.
  • The key points of the Initiative are as follows:
    Fully note that global biodiversity is under unprecedented crisis; Agree unanimously that mankind and nature constitute a community with a shared future; Highly recognize that electronic media assumes irreplaceable social responsibilities in advancing ecological civilization and biodiversity protection.
  • Produce and broadcast more audio-visual products featuring biodiversity and ecological protection to enhance public understanding.

CCTV+: Broadcasters' Joint Initiative on Protection of Biodiversity Launched

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 10:56am

Meng Dong, Vice Minister of NRTA and Li Malin, Vice Governor of Yunnan Province attended and addressed the launch of the Initiative.

Key Points: 
  • Meng Dong, Vice Minister of NRTA and Li Malin, Vice Governor of Yunnan Province attended and addressed the launch of the Initiative.
  • Melissa Fleming, UN Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications and heads of ABU, ASBU and EBU delivered video remarks to the event.
  • The key points of the Initiative are as follows:
    Fully note that global biodiversity is under unprecedented crisis; Agree unanimously that mankind and nature constitute a community with a shared future; Highly recognize that electronic media assumes irreplaceable social responsibilities in advancing ecological civilization and biodiversity protection.
  • Produce and broadcast more audio-visual products featuring biodiversity and ecological protection to enhance public understanding.

COP15: International cooperation in biodiversity protection

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

To protect these elephants, China and Laos have designated an area of some 200,000 hectares on the border as the "The China-Laos transboundary biodiversity reserve."

Key Points: 
  • To protect these elephants, China and Laos have designated an area of some 200,000 hectares on the border as the "The China-Laos transboundary biodiversity reserve."
  • Meanwhile, the situation described above shows people that in order to truly achieve the ideal state of "harmonious coexistence between humans and nature," cross-border cooperation in biodiversity protection is of paramount importance.
  • In fact, similar to its cooperation with Laos, China has established transboundary protection areas (PA) and ecological corridors with many other countries such as Russia and Mongolia.
  • It also reflects the spirit of upholding multilateralism and foster global synergy on biodiversity protection and governance.

CGTN: Xi Jinping unveils new measures at COP15 to strive for a beautiful China

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 6:18pm

China will take the lead by investing 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.

Key Points: 
  • China will take the lead by investing 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping made the announcement while addressing the leaders' summit of the COP15 via video link in Beijing on Tuesday.
  • To strengthen biodiversity protection, China is moving faster to establish a protected areas system with national parks as the mainstay, Xi noted.
  • Xi called on countries around the world to join hands and start a new journey of high-quality development of humanity.

CGTN: Xi Jinping unveils new measures at COP15 to strive for a beautiful China

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 5:08pm

China will take the lead by investing 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.

Key Points: 
  • China will take the lead by investing 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.
  • Chinese President Xi Jinping made the announcement while addressing the leaders' summit of the COP15 via video link in Beijing on Tuesday.
  • The fund will be used to support developing countries in biodiversity protection, Xi said, adding that China calls on and welcomes all parties to make contributions to the fund.
  • To strengthen biodiversity protection, China is moving faster to establish a protected areas system with national parks as the mainstay, Xi noted.

People's Daily Online: COP15 Kicks Off in Kunming, Celebrated by Asian Elephants as "Opening Guests"

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:20pm

Short film "Elephants Journey in Yunnan" was premiered at the opening ceremony.

Key Points: 
  • Short film "Elephants Journey in Yunnan" was premiered at the opening ceremony.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211013005703/en/
    The Asian elephants play with mud.
  • Beginning last year, a herd of wild Asian elephants in Yunnan roamed all the way north.
  • The population of wild Asian elephants has entered a stage of stable recovery and gradual increase.

COP15 kicks off in Kunming, celebrated by Asian elephants as "opening guests"

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:09pm

"Elephants' Journey in Yunnan" records the story of 16 wild Asian elephants which left their habitat in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, last spring and finally returned home after 17 months of trek of 1,300 kilometers.

Key Points: 
  • "Elephants' Journey in Yunnan" records the story of 16 wild Asian elephants which left their habitat in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, last spring and finally returned home after 17 months of trek of 1,300 kilometers.
  • Beginning last year, a herd of wild Asian elephants in Yunnan roamed all the way north.
  • Netizens joked that the elephants would go to Kunming to participate in COP15 conference.
  • The population of wild Asian elephants has entered a stage of stable recovery and gradual increase.

COP15 kicks off in Kunming, celebrated by Asian elephants as "opening guests"

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:05pm

"Elephants' Journey in Yunnan" records the story of 16 wild Asian elephants which left their habitat in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, last spring and finally returned home after 17 months of trek of 1,300 kilometers.

Key Points: 
  • "Elephants' Journey in Yunnan" records the story of 16 wild Asian elephants which left their habitat in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, last spring and finally returned home after 17 months of trek of 1,300 kilometers.
  • Beginning last year, a herd of wild Asian elephants in Yunnan roamed all the way north.
  • Netizens joked that the elephants would go to Kunming to participate in COP15 conference.
  • The population of wild Asian elephants has entered a stage of stable recovery and gradual increase.

Xi: China to commit 1.5b yuan to biodiversity

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:11am

KUNMING, China, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by chinadaily.com.cn:

Key Points: 
  • KUNMING, China, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by chinadaily.com.cn:
    President Xi Jinping on Tuesday attended via video link the leaders' summit of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) and delivered a keynote speech.
  • Here are some highlights.
  • The international community should enhance cooperation, build consensus and pool strength to build a community of all life on Earth
    We should secure win-win results in economic growth, environmental protection
    Developing countries need support in recovering economy, protecting environment
    China will invest 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.
  • The fund will be used to support developing countries in biodiversity protection.

Xi: China to commit 1.5b yuan to biodiversity

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:55am

KUNMING, China, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by chinadaily.com.cn:

Key Points: 
  • KUNMING, China, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by chinadaily.com.cn:
    President Xi Jinping on Tuesday attended via video link the leaders' summit of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) and delivered a keynote speech.
  • Here are some highlights.
  • The international community should enhance cooperation, build consensus and pool strength to build a community of all life on Earth
    We should secure win-win results in economic growth, environmental protection
    Developing countries need support in recovering economy, protecting environment
    China will invest 1.5 billion yuan (about $233 million) to establish the Kunming Biodiversity Fund.
  • The fund will be used to support developing countries in biodiversity protection.