COP16: Astrid Schomaker appointed new UN biodiversity chief

Cecilia Keating
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Credit: Inger Anderson, X

German diplomat and environmental policy expert to take reins at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity ahead of crucial COP16 international biodiversity talks in Colombia this autumn

The UN has appointed Astrid Schomaker as the next Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), with the veteran EU environmental diplomat therefore tasked with overseeing the next...

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