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Wednesday, 27 January 2010

28/01/2010-UNESCO Biodiversity Science-Policy Conference

The UNESCO International Year of Biodiversity-Biodiversity Science Policy Conference was held in Paris in January and the ETC/BD are gave two talks at this International conference.

Doug Evans gave a talk on the role of Natura 2000 in conservation entitled "A Biogeographical approach to protected areas in Europe: The Natura 2000 network". Dominique Richard, ETC/BD Manager, gave a talk on the role of biodiversity in decision making entitled "Political structures that facilitate the incorporation of Biodiversity into decision making'.