India to host UN wildlife summit in 2020


The UN for Environment Programme announced that India will host the next United Nations (UN) global wildlife conference in 2020.

An announcement in this regard was made in the Philippine capital on the last day of the six-day 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species, or CMS COP12, the only international treaty devoted exclusively to migratory animal species. Delegates from over 120 countries had gathered there. The CMS COP is held once in three years.