Public meeting on international biodiversity issues

  • Date: 15 June 2018
  • Location: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Level 12, 195 Lambton Quay, Wellington

New Zealand will be attending meetings of the Convention on Biological Diversity in July. Please join us for a public meeting on issues that will be discussed there.

Description

New Zealand will be attending meetings of the Convention on Biological Diversity in July. On the agenda are issues such as what needs to be done to save global biodiversity, whether genetic modification has a role in conservation work, who owns animal and plant genetic resources, how to define a marine protected areas, the impact of marine litter, methods to deal with invasive pests, etc.

Full agendas and papers discussing the issues can be found on the Convention on Biological Diversity website (https://www.cbd.int/meetings/SBSTTA-22) and (https://www.cbd.int/meetings/SBI-02).

If you are interested in these issues, please join the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade for a public meeting.

When: 2.30pm, Friday 15 June

Where: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 195 Lambton Quay, Wellington

Please email CBD@mfat.govt.nz to confirm you will attend. Please note that electronic devices (including phones and laptops etc) are not allowed into the meeting room and will need to be left at reception.

If you cannot make the meeting, you can email CBD@mfat.govt.nz with your views. See the papers at the links above for information to guide your comments.

This event is organised by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Venue

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Level 12, 195 Lambton Quay
Wellington

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Disclaimer: Whilst best endeavours have been made to ensure the accuracy of this information it was submitted to Te Puni Kōkiri by the event organiser and they are responsible for its accuracy.

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