World leaders on what is next for the environment movement after COVID-19

09 Jun 2020

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the 2030 Agenda, the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change still constitute our best, and only, global road map for the future. This session at GLF Bonn 2020 describes how we can ‘Build Back Better’ in coming months and years from the economic devastation caused by COVID-19, and in particular how we can tackle the combined biodiversity and climate crises through concerted action, leading to The Future We Want.

  • H.E. Siti Nurbaya

    Minister of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia

  • Inger Andersen

    Executive Director, UN Environment Programme

  • Naoko Ishii

    CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility

  • Ibrahim Thiaw

    Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

  • Edward B Barbier

    University Distinguished Professor, Department of Economics Senior Scholar, Colorado State University, USA

  • Yugratna Srivastava

    Plant-for-the-Planet & Global Focal Point, UN Major Group for Children & Youth

  • Salina Abraham

    Senior learning officer, Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

  • Achim Steiner

    Administrator, United Nations Development Programme